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Posted: Monday 4th February 2013

Marley Plumbing and Drainage has supplied its Quantum sewer and underground products to the biggest sustainable development in the East End of Glasgow, Scotland.

The Athletes Village will cover 35 hectares of land and contain living quarters for the 6,500 athletes, which will later be transformed into 1,400 future homes. With thousands of visitors expected, the need for a high performance underground drainage system is a necessity.

Marley Plumbing and Drainage met the specification by providing its Quantum sewer and Underground range, where the structured wall pipe is suitable for public sewers at depths up to 10m below ground, delivering the flexibility to tolerate ground movement without damage, whilst withstanding the combined effects of backfill and loading. What’s more, the large diameter pipes require fewer joints, which reduces the likelihood of leaks and blockages.

The Quantum Sewer pipe is lightweight (enhancing site handling and installation), cost effective and a modern alternative to clay or concrete pipes – Ideal for this contemporary new build project.

Additionally, the Quantum Sewer system has been proven that once installed, it is virtually maintenance free - giving confidence to the future homeowners that the Quantum range is truly a long-performing and cost effective product.

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