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ESWA Civil Engineering

The ESWA Technical Committee, Working Group Civil Engineering, is concentrating on European Technical Issues related to membranes used in hydraulic works, tunnels and different kind of civil works. Its objectives include tracking the European standardization processes and upholding the interests of its members through participation in key standardization bodies and exchanging information with third parties, as well as the coordination of activities and promotion of cooperation.

The Civil Engineering WG is involved in three topics:

  • A group of waterproofing specialists work on standardization issues in cooperation with the TC 189 of CEN and the National Mirror Committees in most European countries.
  • Tunnel specialists work on tunnel related standardization and quality issues in order to secure an optimum protection of European tunnel infrastructure.
  • The Working Group has also been set up in the fields of Communication and Environmental issues.

Its work concentrates on exchange of know-how regarding health, safety and environmental aspects of plastics. Collection and recycling of end-of-life-material is taken care by ROOFCOLLECT®, the ESWA recycling system of thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing material.