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The prevention of Legionella in high-risk water pipe systems

The prevention of Legionella in high-risk water pipe systems

March 23, 2017

When it comes to drinking water systems, hygiene is everything. Large plumbing systems, water heaters, hot tubs and especially our showers and faucets are all susceptible to potential life-threatening contaminants like the Legionella bacteria. As a result, many preventative measures are taken like adding chlorides to the water or increasing hot water temperatures. But how will this affect your pipe system lifetime? Wavin joined forces with Canada’s JANA Labs to develop a software tool that assesses the life cycle of a piping system that is exposed to Legionella prevention measures. This tool is risk management at its best. In fact, it was precisely because of this software tool that Wavin won a piping system contract in Belgium – for the Queen Mathilde Mother and Child Centre of the University Hospital Antwerp.

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Wavin celebrates its humanitarian commitment to wastewater management

Wavin celebrates its humanitarian commitment to wastewater management

March 22, 2017

The lack of clean water and sanitation facilities is a major cause of disease for countries like Bhutan, a small land-locked nation in the Eastern Himalayas of Asia. In celebration of World Water Day 2017, Wavin shares the story of how expertise and innovation in wastewater management can help to transform vulnerable communities into healthy, vibrant and empowered villages – with access to clean and safe water, proper sanitation and hygiene.

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Major refurbishment of Brussels’ fifth largest building, the Astro Tower, is now complete

Major refurbishment of Brussels’ fifth largest building, the Astro Tower, is now complete

March 16, 2017

The Astro Tower is the fifth largest building in Brussels. At 107 meters high, it has 34 floors and 35,000 m² of office space. The tower underwent a complete transformation and was given a new façade in blue reflective glass. Even the interior was gutted. All the pipes for hot & cold water supply and drainage were all replaced with select products from Wavin’s range of piping solutions.

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Turn on the tap, it’s World Plumbing Day

Turn on the tap, it’s World Plumbing Day

March 10, 2017

Observed each year on March 11, this international event was initiated by the World Plumbing Council – to cast a bright spotlight on the important role that plumbing plays in our health and safety. Clean drinking water. Proper sanitation. Hygiene. We often take all of these for granted. But we shouldn’t. In many developing countries, they are considered luxuries. Join Wavin in raising awareness about how even the simplest plumbing solutions can make all the difference and, yes, even save lives.

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A less bumpy road with Wavin corrugated shaft pipes

A less bumpy road with Wavin corrugated shaft pipes

March 7, 2017

Problem solving is something that Wavin has been doing for decades. Our innovations in technology are solutions to challenges faced by our customers, our communities and our municipalities. So, when we observed how frost damage from extreme winter weather caused pavements to swell and crack, sinking the manholes, we knew how to mitigate the problem.

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