Detailed Drainage Design and Soakaway Testing in Whalley, Lancashire
BEK Enviro have recently completed percolation testing at a commercial site in Whalley, Lancashire in accordance with BRE 365 (2016). A percolation test provides the soil infiltration rate at a particular site in order to determine if disposal of surface water from the site via infiltration to the soil is a viable option.
Due to the predominantly clay soils on site, the disposal of surface water via infiltration was not deemed viable therefore using the hierarchy of surface water disposal, discharge to watercourse was utilised at the site. BEK, in conjunction with Flood Risk Consultancy, undertook the detailed drainage design for the site to meet planning conditions.
If you require soakaway testing/detailed drainage design for your site please get in touch.