The future is trenchless

Concern about the state of the United Kingdom’s underground pipe networks emerged in the 1970s with the reorganisation of the Water Industry and the publication of the NWC’s National Assessment’ in 1977. It became clear...

Race-against-the-clock Kendal water project scoops top award

A major race-against-time project to connect four huge water pipes into the even huger Haweswater Aqueduct in Cumbria has scooped the pipeline industry’s most prestigious award. The Hallbank project, near Kendal, was completed within a...

Ovoid-shaped basalt pipework developed for sewer renewal

By Robert Kostolány, Eutit Czech Republic and Ray Moorehead, Greenbank UK UK-based engineering company, the Greenbank Group, is drawing on the experience of its partner in the Czech Republic to provide a unique solution for the...

Long lasting solution for rebuilding sewer systems

Specialist UK-based engineering firm Greenbank Group is set to lead a revolution in the repair and restoration of the nation’s sewer systems, incorporating the unique properties of cast basalt. The technique is new to the...

challenging times and tales from the riverbank

By Jean-Paul Collet, Sewer Network Manager and Andrew Morris, Rising Main HIT Lead When challenges come in the water industry, they rarely come alone.We faced a unique set of circumstances in the ancient Kent town of Sandwich this...

Selwood builds on solutions capability with investment in technology, fleet, and facilities

Selwood is building upon its position as the leading UK pump rental solutions company with an ongoing programme of investment. The company, which has Solutions teams operating from rental branches around the UK, has made...

Electrifying

When not drilling shots for water pipes, GMAC Utilities Ltd can be found all over the United Kingdom drilling shots for every other utility from gas to data and electric lines, the latter of...

Little Eaton Water Treatment Works challenge solved by Selwood

The Background Severn Trent Water’s Little Eaton Water Treatment Works is a vital facility that helps provide clean drinking water to Derby and the surrounding area at a rate of up to 80 megalitres a...

Partnership approach to borehole cleaning delivers clear results

When a large water utility company identified iron bacteria problems with three of its boreholes, it asked two borehole specialists to remediate the issue. Working together, borehole maintenance specialist Drilcorp and treatment experts Geoquip Water...

Chain reaction leads to bespoke solutions

A specialist hose and tube manufacturer is saving customers time and money. HELEN COMPSON learns more. Colex International is a small company that makes a big impact on the users of its niche services. For rather...