Transversal drainage

A quick photographic overview of the different types of transverse drainage systems currently used in the wind farms.

In the following pictures, standard precast concrete pipes, cast in-situ concrete pipes and hard plastic.

Basically the choice is more an economical than a technical problem, considering that they are equally effective. The real problem, as I will comment in a separate article, is the (normally) inexistent maintenance of the drainage network.

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About Francesco Miceli

Hello! My name is Francesco and I'm a civil engineer specialized in EPC (that is, "turnkey") wind farms projects. I'm currently based in Hamburg, Germany and I'm developing several interesting project all around the world - southern Europe, LATAM and various other countries. If you want to contact me please don't leave a comment in the blog (I don't check them very often) - you can use the contact form. You can write me in English, Spanish and Italian. To find a (somewhat concise) description of my non-wind business activities you can visit my webpage - If you want to know more about my work, here you can download my CV - Hope you like the blog! Francesco

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