Precast concrete was among the preferred construction materials for three large-scale waterworks in the U.K. "Precast is so much easier to work with, especially on a scheme like this," says Steve Gainsley, a project manager with Kijlstra, a local precast-concrete specialist. "A lot of water industry projects are located near watercourses and on poor ground which is where the speed of precast really helps."

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