The disruption of the water cycle by human activities, particularly in urban areas, poses significant environmental challenges. Urbanization leads to soil sealing, runoff, pollution, and loss of green spaces, hindering the natural flow of water.
Managing water in urban environments requires tailored approaches that consider factors like paved surfaces and pollution from transportation and industries. The goal is to safely return water to its natural environment through infiltration or discharge into water bodies, while also considering opportunities for reuse, such as watering greenery or industrial processes.
ACO WaterCycle offers a solution to these challenges. Through its innovative approach of Collect, Clean, Hold, and Reuse, it effectively safeguards the environment while ensuring economic efficiency.
Car parks, often characterized by impermeable surfaces, can contribute to the runoff of pollutants into surrounding water bodies. Runoff from car parks carries a mix of pollutants, including oils, chemicals, organic debris, and litter, endangering water quality.
The installation of proper drainage is paramount for the effective operation of petrol stations. It serves to prevent accidents arising from slippery surfaces due to fuel and oil runoff, ensures compliance with regulatory standards, and contributes to the durability of station infrastructure.
In the context of road traffic, bridges are pivotal points where stability, durability, and safety converge to safeguard road users. The escalating frequency of heavy rain events underscores the growing need for effective drainage systems in bridge structures.