Increasing EPA regulations, insurance providers and industry developments
(LEED) are demanding tighter pollution controls in the area of groundwater
quality. In areas of environment concern and/or when handling particularly
noxious chemicals a fail-safe double containment drainage system may be
There are several double contained pipe systems and small catch basins
available. These systems do not offer the collection and catchment
performance benefits of using a trench drain system. Aquaducts double
contained trench system is two fiberglass trench drains assembled inside
one another with a space where any leaks will collect.
Aquaduct offer a double contained trench system with several leak detection
||Leak detection ports - allows visual detection, positioned at various
low points around the system.
||Leak sensors - the trench can be adapted to incorporate an electronic
Should a leak occur, because the entire trench is accessible from ground
level a full repair is usually possible without removal of the system. Trench
sections up to 40 feet are common with double containment trenches as
joints are easier to seal in the factory, however field joints are almost always
required and Aquaducts field service technician will be available on site to
seal these joints to guarantee a fail-safe system.