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Sep 25, 2020
Leak loggers support emergency effort in Beirut
Water/Wastewater News
Sep 21, 2020
Pipelines
The biggest ever revamp of Carlisle’s water mains moved into its penultimate phase as engineers got ready to drill six metres below the River Eden in the UK. The work is part of a three-year, £14m (€15.2 million) scheme by United Utilities to clean and refurbish more than 30km of the city’s biggest water pipes. This latest phase of work will involve re-lining... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 21, 2020
Pipelines
The Sniffers has announced it has merged the pipeline integrity application from DMC1 into its pipeline integrity service portfolio. The company said this strong combination of experience, knowledge, and analysis capabilities, will help pipeline owners realise their integrity objectives. DMC1, founded in 2000 and operating from Schkopau in Germany, has developed a business... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 15, 2020
Pipelines
Northumbrian Water has completed the refurbishment of one of its groundwater stations as part of a £10.6 million (€11.5 million) project aimed at improving water quality and to protect the water supplies of 140,000 homes across Sunderland and South Tyneside. The investment at the Fulwell groundwater station, which provides drinking water to Sunderland and the surrounding... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 14, 2020
Pipelines
Anglian Water engineers will begin crucial work to install new sewer pipes and a pumping station in Holbeach to support the growth of the new Peppermint Junction development. Following the on-going installation of water mains which began back in April, this new work will provide over 1.5km of new sewer pipes to ensure reliable and long-lasting wastewater services to the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 10, 2020
Pipelines
Work has started on Singapore’s first integrated waste and water treatment facility called Tuas Nexus. The project is set to be completed in phases starting in 2025, which will incorporate the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (Tuas WRP) and Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF). This will “help forge a more sustainable Singapore by optimising land use, and maximising... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 8, 2020
Pipelines
Severn Trent engineers came face to face with wipes, plastics and sanitary products when they went to investigate a sewer pipe blockage in Stroud. Teams pulled out huge quantities of these products after they discovered a blockage on one of its pipes heading for the waste treatment works in the UK. Grant Mitchell, FOG strategy lead, said: “Wipes are great for lots... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 2, 2020
Pipelines
Anglian Water has begun the second stage of a project to move water from its Water Treatment Works in Norwich to Ludham in order to maintain water supplies to 3,000 homes and protect an area of the Norfolk Broads. Currently water for the area comes from a borehole near to Ludham itself. However, to help protect the surrounding environment of Catfield Fen, which is a renowned... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 14, 2020
Pipelines
Anglian Water’s operational engineers will begin work to install 1km of new pipe in as part of a £250,000 (€277,000) investment programme. The work, in Brantham, UK, which is due to commence from 17 August, will see the new water pipes installed in order to help strengthen and improve the resilience of the network, keeping taps flowing for years to come. Anglian... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 13, 2020
Pipelines
Fulcrum is supporting a major new renewable energy project with the installation of a 2.3km gas main to power an expanding food waste recycling facility, complementing its existing electricity supply. Secured through its client, energy consultant Excel Utilities, the contract will provide a new gas supply to the site, which is owned and operated by Brocklesby. The facility,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 12, 2020
Pipelines
A state-of-the-art drilling technique helped Thames Water install a vital new sewage pipe while protecting a centuries-old country path used by medieval monks. Engineers had to think differently when fitting the new pipe at Selborne sewage treatment works in Hampshire, UK, which is close to the ruins of a priory and is surrounded by protected woodland and historic monuments. Instead... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 6, 2020
Pipelines
Laing O’Rourke will work with Thames Water on a £123 million (€136 million) project to ensure Beckton sewage works can cope with London’s growing population. The three-year upgrade, due to start early next year, is the first major contract awarded as part of the company’s AMP7 schedule. It will see the international engineering firm build a completely new inlet... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 3, 2020
Pipelines
Affinity Water has announced it has met its leakage reduction target and has also achieved the water industry’s largest percentage leakage reduction of 15% - for the five years to March 2020. The UK company also achieved the lowest ever levels of leakage for 2019/2020, reflecting the company’s investment and innovation in this area. Acknowledging that leakage is... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 31, 2020
Pipelines
Anglian Water engineers have begun work to strengthen and improve a section of its sewer pipes in Peterborough. As part of a new £2.8million (€3.1 million) sewer rehabilitation project, the UK region’s water company will see more than 435 metres of sewer pipe in the Potters Way area of Peterborough strengthened, helping to improve the life of the pipe well into... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 30, 2020
Pipelines
The Sniffers has announced that it has obtained its certification to use the optical gas imaging technique for leak detection at Flemish sites. The company received the official certification from the Environmental Department of the Flemish Government. This means The Sniffers will continue to assist its customers in Flanders with both leak detection and repair and optical... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 23, 2020
Pipelines
Thames Water will invest more than £55 million (€60 million) over the next five years to upgrade Guildford’s water supply and ensure it can meet increased demand from thousands of new homes. The announcement comes during the ongoing upgrade of Netley Mill water treatment works which supplies 8,500 properties in Cranleigh and the surrounding villages via Hurtwood,... [Read More]


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