Wastewater and drainage

Manhole covers and gully tops

BSI offers a wide variety of BSI Kitemark schemes and testing for a range of drainage products for the collection and conveyance of wastewater.

Manhole covers and gully tops with a clear opening up to and including 1000mm for installations within areas subjected to pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic, are rigorously tested for materials, design, construction, function, dimensions and marking.

The BSI Kitemark scheme that is available for these products is accepted by the Highways Agency in Volume 1 – Appendix B of the Specification for Highway Works. 

Concrete pipes inspection chambers and drainage gullies

Concrete pipes inspection chambers and drainage gullies are made from pre-cast concrete. Larger pipes and inspection chambers are tested on-site, are very often reinforced with steel, depending on their size and usage requirements.  Comprehensive testing of these products includes durability, crush strength tests, watertight durability of joints, water absorption, core strength and quality of the precast concrete.  

BSI is also a notified laboratory service for BS EN 1433.

List of BSI Kitemark scheme standards and CE marking for wastewater and drainage:

BS EN 124-1:2015
Gully tops and manhole tops for vehicular and pedestrian areas
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PAS 25:1999
Plastic frames for use in gully tops and
manhole tops for pedestrian areas

PAS 26:1998
Manhole tops intended for use on service station forecourts and pavement areas

BS EN 1433:2002
Drainage channels for vehicle and pedestrian areas

BS EN 1916:2002
Concrete pipe fittings unreinforced, steel fibre and reinforced

BS 5911-1 and BS 5911-3:2002
Reinforced and unreinforced concrete pipes (including jacking pipes) and fittings 
with flexible joints

BS 5911-6
Road gullies and gully cover slabs

BS EN 1917:2002
Concrete manholes and inspection chambers. Unreinforced, steel fibre
and reinforced

BS 2494 and BS EN 681–1
Vulcanized rubber

BS EN 545
Ductile iron pipes, fittings accessories and their joints for water pipelines

BS EN 598:2007
Ductile iron pipes, fittings accessories and their joints for sewerage applications

BS EN 877:1999+A1:2006
Cast iron pipes and fittings, their joints and accessories for the evacuation of water from buildings