Fernco Stormdrain Channel Drainage

The Flexseal Storm Drain Plus system (channel drainage) manufactured by Fernco provides an innovative solution for the collection and dispersal of surface water. Storm Drain Plus linear drainage is available in 1m lengths and the range includes a variety of accessories, aiding installation and providing connection into mains drainage.

Storm Drain Plus is manufactured from lightweight polypropylene, giving the product high impact strength at both hot and cold temperatures. The cross-braced design also prevents floating.

Storm Drain Plus is available in either a galvanised or black PP finish and has been produced in accordance with the BS EN ISO9001 quality standard and manufactured to the BS EN 1433 standard (Load Class A15), compliant with current building regulations.

A commercial linear drainage range is also available, manufactured to Load Classes C250, D400 & F900 for heavy duty applications. Please contact our Sales Team on 0800 999 7576 for more information.

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  • What is a storm drain channel?
    A storm drain channel is a type of drainage system designed to collect and carry rainwater and other types of runoff away from roads, buildings, and other structures. These channels are typically made of concrete or other durable materials and are designed to prevent flooding and other types of water damage during heavy rainstorms. They may also be used to collect and filter pollutants and other contaminants from runoff before it enters local waterways.
  • Can you run a downpipe into a channel drain?
    First, you'll need to purchase a downspout adapter that fits the size of your downpipe and the channel drain. Then, cut a hole in the channel drain where you want the downpipe to connect. Install the adapter onto the downpipe and insert it into the hole in the channel drain. Secure it in place with screws or adhesive. Finally, test the connection by running water through the downpipe and into the channel drain to ensure proper drainage.
  • Can you run a downpipe into a channel drain?
    Yes, channel drains typically require a concrete base to provide stability and support. The concrete base also helps to ensure proper drainage and prevent water from seeping under the drain.
  • Are storm drains connected to sewers?
    Storm drains and sewers are not the same thing. Storm drains are designed to collect rainwater and direct it to nearby bodies of water, such as rivers or oceans. Sewers, on the other hand, are designed to collect and transport wastewater from homes and businesses to treatment facilities. While storm drains and sewers may be located near each other, they are typically not connected.
  • Why is a drainage channel important?
    A drainage channel is important because it helps to prevent water damage and flooding by directing excess water away from buildings and other structures. It also helps to prevent erosion and soil instability by controlling the flow of water and preventing it from pooling in one area. Additionally, a drainage channel can improve the overall appearance and safety of a property by reducing the risk of slip and fall accidents caused by standing water.