Drinking water structures
Compliance with particularly strict regulations
When examining and testing drinking water structures, compliance with the especially strict regulations must be ensured, as the quality of the water must not be impaired. All hygienic and technical requirements must be met.
Water quality must not be impaired
Drinking water tanks are to be planned, built and operated in such a manner that any impurities or other chemical, physical or biological influences that might impair the quality of the water are avoided. One material that meets these requirements is concrete so that these tanks are usually built with pre-stressed or reinforced concrete.
Concrete according to the requirements of DIN 1045 for waterproof concretes
When planning and building drinking water tanks, it should be ensured, for example, that the interior surfaces are smooth and free of pores. Otherwise substances can settle in the pores as nutrient medium for bacteria or other germs. The concrete used for the construction of drinking water tanks must meet the requirements of DIN 1045 for water-impermeable concrete. It thus has a high hydrolysis resistance and is resistant to penetration despite continuing water contact.