Water & Sewer Services

Technical solutions


Saint-Gobain PAM UK Technical Services are a team of experienced pipeline engineers who are able to offer advice and support (including verbal, written and on-site) on Saint-Gobain PAM Ductile Iron pipes, fittings, valves and system at all stages of your project life cycle.

water and sewer technical support


Soil Surveys

  • Saint-Gobain PAM UK can carry out a detailed soil assessment along the route of a proposed pipeline
  • The results of the assessment provide a detailed analysis of ground conditions, allowing the most appropriate external protection system to be specified
  • Our soil assessment procedure has independent approval by the Water Research Council


Drawing take-offs & design advice

  • Providing a detailed list of products required
  • Examples of standard and bespoke design drawing details
  • Optimisation of design ensuring that the most cost-effective solution is achieved


Technical specification & advice

  • Product material & compatibility advice
  • Hydraulic performance / flow calculations
  • Embedment criteria
  • Anchorage requirements


Installation & Testing Advice

  • Site inspections and training
  • Installation advice and certification for contractors and engineers
  • Advice on testing
  • After-sales support available through Technical Services Helpline


Technical Support

A technical support helpline is available to all our existing and potential customers, staffed by an experienced team of pipeline engineers offering a broad range of expertise in:
  • Product specification and material compatibility advice
  • Embedment criteria & hydraulic flow calculations
  • Anchorage requirements
  • Guidance on water quality and regulatory requirements
  • Advice on installation and testing


For further assistance please call our Technical Service Department on:0115 930 0700 or see our Technical Solutions