News, Events & Case Studies

Here you'll find the latest news, events, product updates and case studies from Wavin UK. Follow us on Twitter for real-time updates and news.

Second pilot of PlasticRoad launches in Giethoorn, Netherlands

Two months after the first PlasticRoad cycleway pilot was launched in Wavin’s home town of Zwolle, the installation of a second stretch of cycleway in a nearby town of Giethoorn has been installed.
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The world’s first plastic road opens in the Netherlands

On September 11th 2018 the world’s first plastic road opened in the municipality of Zwolle in the Netherlands. The PlasticRoad project is a collaboration between industry leaders KWS, Wavin and Total and was conceived by inventors Anne Koudstaal and Simon Jorritsma of KWS.
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Hepworth clay strengthens terracotta offering

19 September 2018

Paul Wydell, Product Manager at Hepworth Clay, discusses terracotta’s timeless properties that have made it one of the business’ focal points for growth.
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Netherlands builds the first PlasticRoad

12 June 2018

Three industry giants are joining forces to make the PlasticRoad, a road made of 100% recycled plastic from the ocean, becomes a reality. KWS, in collaboration with Wavin and Total combined their knowledge, experience, and resources to build the first road made from 100% recycled plastic.
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Operation Clean Sweep: Wavin joins the drive to cut ocean plastic

02 August 2018

Wavin has committed to work towards achieving the targets set by Operation Clean Sweep in partnership with the British Plastics Federation. Operation Clean Sweep is a campaign that aims to help every plastic resin handling operation to work towards zero pellet, flake and powder loss which both helps to protect the environment and saves valuable resources.
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Hepworth Clay longstanding employees celebrate 120 years of service

31 August 2017

Hepworth Clay has been celebrating the loyalty and dedication of five longstanding members of the team, who have collectively served the company for 210 years.
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Hepworth Clay Awarded DIN Plus Certification

03 June 2014

Hepworth Clay, the UK’s leading manufacturer of clay drainage systems, is proud to announce that its products have achieved DIN Plus Certification from DIN CERTCO.
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Appointment of new Territory Director

12 March 2018

Wavin is delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Ward as Territory Director for the UK & Ireland.
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Wavin: Connect to Better solutions whatever your need

10 June 2015

Wavin, the leading provider of plastic pipe systems and solutions launches new branding concept: Connect to Better.
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Rebranding Ensures Hepworth Terracotta Is Fired Up In The Marketplace

14 January 2015

Following the successful rebranding of Hepworth Clay, its superior clay range Hepworth Terracotta is also set to re-energise the marketplace with a similarly styled rebranding treatment including updated product literature, banners and adverts, offering a renewed focus on customers, service and products.
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Wavin launches Revit® piping packages

03 May 2016

Wavin announces the launch of its new Building Information Modelling (BIM) content packages for plumbing and drainage. Built in Revit, these content packages contain intelligent assistance which help the Revit modeller to acheive a 100% 'as-built' design.
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New soil bends added to Wavin’s growing OSMA range

23 October 2014

The UK’s leading manufacturers of plumbing, rainwater and drainage systems, Wavin, has extended its range of OSMA Soil & Vent Systems with the introduction of six new soil bends.
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Wavin backs International Campaign on Plastic Piping

03 January 2018

Wavin, the UK’s leading manufacturer of plastic piping solutions, is supporting a multinational awareness campaign launched by TEPPFA, the European Plastics Pipes and Fittings Association.
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Gear Up with Hep2O and win 100s of great prizes

11 September 2017

From September 11th and for 10 weeks, we give plumbers a chance to win great gears every week. Merchants can also win shopping vouchers and pizza treats on Fridays.
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OSMA - We're better together

17 April 2015

Some things are just better together. Like bacon and eggs, pancakes and maple syrup, tea and biscuits and now plastics drainage and Osma!
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We are delighted to announce Hep2O’s sponsorship of BT Sport Score this season

11 August 2017

From Saturday 12 August, Hep2O will be sponsoring the programme’s idents, focusing on the ‘unsung heroes’ of community football clubs.
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Wavin launches three new OsmaDrain Waste Adaptors

23 October 2014

Wavin has expanded its OsmaDrain range of below ground drainage components with the introduction of three new waste adaptors–meeting the growing customer demand for versatile, high quality systems with simple push-fit applications.
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New OsmaDrain Rodding Point makes access easy

23 October 2017

Practical, innovative and cost-effective – the new OsmaDrain Square Top Rodding Point from Wavin is a money-saving, hassle-free alternative to inspection chambers or manholes for below ground drainage systems.
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OSMA UltraRib - Ultra Reliable, Ultra Efficient and Ultra Secure

02 July 2014

Wavin, the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of plumbing, rainwater and drainage systems continues to meet the rigorous demands of the UK gravity sewer industry with OSMA UltraRib. With a proven track record of over 25 years, OSMA UltraRib is still the number one choice for plastic sewer systems for installers and specifiers.
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Rebranding Set To Reignite Hepworth Clay

23 April 2017

Hepworth is launching a major rebranding of their superior clay range, Hepworth Clay. Bringing the very best in clay drainage for the 21st Century, the updated brand signals a renewed focus on customers, products and service for the industry leader.
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Wavin adds two new gullies to OsmaDrain range

23 October 2014

Wavin, the UK’s leading manufacturer of plumbing, rainwater and drainage systems, has introduced two new gullies to its growing OsmaDrain range of below ground drainage systems for building, construction and utilities projects.
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Wavin UK Announces Multi-million Pound Investment Programme

04 September 2014

Wavin, the UK’s leading manufacturer of heating, plumbing and drainage products, has today announced a multi-million pound investment programme to create two dedicated manufacturing facilities in Doncaster and Chippenham. The proposals follow a review of its manufacturing operations with the aim of ensuring that the company and its products continue to remain highly responsive and competitive in a rapidly changing market-place.
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Wavin adds new white fittings to growing OSMA range

23 October 2014

Wavin has extended its OSMA range of plastic drainage systems with the launch of twelve new white fittings for external soil stacks, meeting the growing customer demand for versatile, attractive and high quality fittings for new builds and renovations.
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Wavin launches new range of OSMA boss connectors

23 October 2014

Wavin, a leading manufacturers of plumbing, rainwater and drainage systems, has added to its growing OSMA range with the launch of new clip and patch bosses. Making it easier for plumbers to connect new waste drainage into existing stacks, the nine new products include both clip boss and patch boss options for retrofit applications.
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Wavin Launches Aquacell Competition

09 December 2017

Leading plumbing and drainage manufacturer Wavin has launched a competition to win 200 AquaCell modular stormwater management units – plus a £10,000 cheque towards groundworks and installation as well as complementary systems. The winning project will be showcased at Ecobuild 2015 (3rd to 5th March 2015, ExCeL London), where Wavin is sponsoring the water seminar theatre in the south hall.
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Hepworth Clay Is Fired To Perfection

04 April 2014

For the ultimate sustainable, durable, cost efficient and high performance drainage solution, the first choice for specifiers is the superior clay drainage range from industry leader Hepworth Clay. With a lifetime expectancy of over 100 years, the Hepworth range of clay drainage offers inherent strength and low lifetime cost making it the fit-and-forget choice for all future drainage specifications.
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Wavin Announces 'Take Off With Osma' Winner

24 April 2015

Wavin is pleased to announce that Keith Hughes from Dyfed has won £1000 worth of holiday vouchers as part of the ‘Take Off With Osma’ 2015 competition.
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Request a free sample of Tigris-K1

09 June 2015

With proven success across Europe on commercial projects such as educational and health facilities, apartment buildings and hotels, the high performance Wavin Tigris K1 press-fit system is an adaptable, multilayer composite pipe system that has been designed to offer quick, safe and reliable connections each and every time.
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Wavin's Online Stockist Locator Gives Customers Instant Access to the Right Products

15 July 2015

We have launched a Stockist Locator on our website which enables customers to quickly and easily find stockists who hold the exact product range they are looking for.
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Dive into Wavin's exciting new #WaterMattersUK campaign

15 October 2015

This autumn, Wavin is partnering with UBM - the company behind Building Magazine, BD Online, Ecobuild and Barbour ABI - to bring you Water Matters, an exciting new programme that opens up the conversation on water management issues and trends in the built environment.
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Wavin launches MyPortal to offer users a wealth of knowledge

07 March 2016

Launching at this year’s Ecobuild, MyPortal ( is an industry-leading, interactive platform through which users can access a range of valuable tools including comprehensive eLearning modules and a Community Forum, with more features to be introduced later in the year.
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NEW course added to MyPortal: Osma Rainwater

14 July 2016

We’re delighted to announce the addition of a new eLearning course – Osma Rainwater – to MyPortal.
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Wavin launches Q-Bic Plus modular stormwater system

14 October 2016

Q-Bic Plus is our next generation of stormwater management system. The expertise we have gained through 15 years of innovation in infiltration and attenuation units worldwide has been embedded into every aspect of Q-Bic Plus. It offers significantly enhanced design freedom, easy and speedy installation and seamless access for inspection, cleaning and maintenance.
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Wavin celebrates its humanitarian commitment to wastewater management

22 March 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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Flood Defences: understanding the drivers behind government policy

19 June 2017

Transport, energy and digital are all important infrastructure needs. But what about flood defence? Wavin, together with the New Civil Engineer, presents an indepth white paper on the subject.
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Wavin widens its Soil & Waste range with HDPE

03 July 2017

Wavin has further enhanced its commercial soil and waste offering with the launch of its new HDPE pipes and fittings range.
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Continuous Professional Development - Upgrade your skills (Book a CPD)

09 June 2015

Develop your knowledge and keep up to date with our range of CPD presentations.
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Exemplar Sustainable Park Wins Wavin AquaCell Competition

27 February 2015

Betteshanger Sustainable Parks has been awarded Wavin’s Ecobuild AquaCell competition 2015. This is a magnificent endorsement of a £40 million highly ambitious project designed to regenerate a part of East Kent that has suffered a series of economic setbacks commencing with closure of Betteshanger, the last Kent coalfield, in 1989. The project will create 1,000 jobs thus giving the long-awaited and much needed socio-economic boost to the entire area.
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MKM Building Supplies Adds Hepworth Clay To Its Product Range

13 October 2014

MKM Building Supplies, the UK’s largest independent builders merchant, has added clay drainage from Hepworth to its offering to help strengthen its civils product range at its Sheffield (South) branch.
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Hepworth Welcomes New Faces to Reignite Clay Business

06 June 2014

Hepworth Clay has announced the appointment of two new Clay Sales Managers – Dave Sanders and Andy Nichols – who will play a key role in driving sales growth to the company’s clay business.
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