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Access And Mobility

Designing for Access and Mobility

COMPLIANCE FOR WHEELCHAIR AND WALKING CANE SAFETY New building works must be designed to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA).  The DDA makes it against the law for public places to be inaccessible to people with a disability. There…

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Discreet drainage and service enclosures

Beneath our feet, there are thousands of visible pavement elements overlying essential utilities and services. The most common are grates and covers. A grate’s function is to ensure all the stormwater runoff from a pavement enters the drainage system efficiently…

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Designing walkable cities

Improving the walkability of our cities makes us fitter, happier and more connected citizens. Planning and designing user friendly and inclusive spaces requires many considerations across design disciplines and integration of many construction components. ARUP have written a comprehensive report…

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Draining Large Flat Pavements

All designers know that draining large flat pavements can be a challenge, but a good design, along with a hydraulically efficient drainage system, can eliminate hazards and provide a long-lasting, durable solution that performs as intended.

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ACO Scheduling Software Service

ACO’s new drain scheduling software service

In the last decade, there has been an increase in the number of precast trench drains used in car parks, shopping centres, public domains, streetscapes, internal areas, petrol stations, truck stops, roads and various heavy commercial and industrial applications. ACO’s…

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New Tech Handbook

ACO’s new trench drain technical handbook

ACO has just released the industry’s most comprehensive technical handbook and product catalogue. When selecting trench drains for a public space, factors such as site and hydraulic requirements should be considered to ensure long service life. ACO’s new Drain Catalogue…

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Technical Support

ACO’s Industry-leading technical support

When dealing with an industry-leading manufacturer of some of Australia’s greatest drainage solutions, you expect world-class customer support. ACO goes above and beyond to deliver with its extensive range of support services, including its brand-new Free Public Access Software program.

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