2014 Chicago : Stormwater Boxes – A Solution for Climate Change Impact on Water Management
Author(s) : Martina Sandholzer, Michael Jerabek, Christophe Salles, Günter Dreiling
Due to the combination of climate change impact, resulting in many regions of the world having a heavier and unpredictable rainfall, together with increased urbanization, the possibility for lower natural infiltration of the water into the soil has created a real challenge for storm water management systems. Forecast...
2014 Chicago : Unlocking New Applications: PP-RCT for Demanding Skyrise Buildings
Author(s) : Christophe Salles, Christoph Stamm, Hugo Hammar
Traditional piping materials e.g. metals are becoming outdated due to their high weight, difficult handling and questionable performance over time. These are only a few of the reasons why plastics have rapidly become the preferred pipe material over the last few decades. PP-RCT (PolyPropylene Random Crystalline...
2012 Barcelona : Polyethylene pipes: PE water pipes and chlorinated disinfectants: a pragmatic approach to even safer solutions
Author(s) : Francis R. Costa, Christophe Salles, Anh Tuan Tran, Jeroen Oderkerk and Thomas Hjertberg
Over the years polyethylene has gained preference as the material of choice for
water distribution pipes due to its long successful track record offering comparatively
lower frequency of leakage, corrosion resistance, flexibility, light weight, easy
installation, etc. However, in recent years, there have been growing...
2012 Barcelona : The water for the world™ initiative: reflection on 5 years of experience
Author(s) : Jane Toogood, Dorothea Wiplinger, Christophe Salles, David Walton
Securing access to safe water and sanitation is recognised as one of the world’s most
pressing societal and environmental challenges.
Launched in 2007 by Borealis and Borouge,‘Water for the World’ is a programme
platform to advance solutions, expertise and know-how to address this challenge.
Activities are grouped in...
Short Term Pressure Testing - Does it fit with Real pipeline Lifetime on Modern PE Materials
Author(s) : Baeckman, Salles, Sandberg