Manhole covers and gully tops
BSI offers a wide variety of 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 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 Kitemark scheme standards and CE marking for wastewater and drainage:
BS EN 124: 1994
Gully tops and manhole tops for
vehicular and pedestrian areas
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 & 3: 2002
Reinforced and unreinforced concrete pipes (including jacking pipes) and fittings
with flexible joints
Road gullies and gully cover slabs
BS EN 1917: 2002
Concrete manholes and inspection chambers. Unreinforced, steel fibre
BS 2494 & BS EN 681-1–1
BS EN 545: 2006
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: 1997+A1: 2006
Cast iron pipes and fittings, their joints and accessories for the evacuation of water from buildings