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University of Sheffield, UKCRIC Distributed Water Asset Infrastructure Facility
Containment cell 1200 cubic metres that can be flexibly divided to control soil and groundwater conditions around buried infrastructure with closed pipe systems (up to 6 bar) and gravity pipe systems (up to 200 l/s). Complex, cyclic surface loading (10 KN/square metre) and freeze/thaw possible. Full water quality and ancillary testing.
Type of Facility
Type of Technologies that can be tested
Availability For Use By Others
Cost Of Use By Others: Full economic cost determined on a project-by-project basis.
Willingness To Partner: Yes.
Mobile Pilot Plants: No.
Services and Capacity
Flow Rate: Flow rater 0-200 l/s.
Status of the Facility
Access to Facility
Available to others at cost.
Wide range of hydraulic measurement, chemical and biological analytical equipment available.