Zurn Z882 ADA Grates – P12-HPD vs. P12-ADA-USA

In the past couple years, I have had the opportunity to sell a bunch of Zurn Z882.  This 12” wide, pre-sloped trench drain system is one of Zurn’s most commonly sold Perma-Trench product lines.  It is used for applications that span a variety of residential, commercial, industrial and transportation applications. The standard grating that is …

Controlling Highway Runoff: Linear Drainage vs. Inlets

Without containment, storm water can cause traffic hazards on highways. Rain storms send water rushing across highways and bridges, leading to increased runoff into the environment and a greater risk of hydroplaning due to sheet flow. Highway engineers use two types of drains to control surface water on highways: Linear Drainage Systems Catch Basins (Inlets) …

Made in America: Polycast Trench Drain

Polycast is a leading American manufacturer of polymer concrete trench drains and high volume fiberglass drainage systems. Started in Fargo, North Dakota almost 32 years ago, Polycast grew its line of drainage products and became an instrumental part of the U.S. trench drain industry. The company’s product offerings recently expanded after Hubbell, a multinational company …

Trench Drain Defined

Trench drains are the unsung heroes of water control. Alternately called troughs, channels or gutters, trench drains really do play a big role in controlling water. They evacuate surface water, contain chemical spills and protect utility lines. With solid covers or grating that sit flush with the adjoining surface, trench drains are commonly made by pouring concrete around a …