After a year in which everything has changed and will probably never be the...

The recent massive changes, from home working and education to ‘Zoom’ pub nights, have proven that new innovation can be rapidly introduced when the need is there. The water industry is no exception and...

Close-fit lining technique Rolldown® a winner in Hindhead, Surrey

When an ageing water pipeline reached the end of its service life and needed replacing to prevent further water quality and pressure issues, asset owner South East Water and construction firm The Clancy Group...

Severn Trent use cutting-edge technology to protect pipes

Severn Trent has a vast network of pipes that supplies water to its four million customers. In fact, if you stretched them out in a line, they’d measure 46,000km long. That’s long enough to...

Specialists in trenchless techniques

GMAC Utilities Ltd pride themselves on being able to work in the most difficult and restrictive of conditions, to enable their customers to bring their projects to completion, on time and on budget. Bringing...

AI data power saving time and money

The industry is looking forward to the advent of self-healing pipes and the micro-robots that have already been christened Pipebots, HELEN COMPSON writes. Yes, they might be futuristic developments at the earliest of stages,...

CIPP solutions for pressure- & industrial pipe rehabilitation

nordiflow / nordipipe - the fully structural and independent class A pressure liner NordiTube has successfully developed a strong and independent liner that can be used especially for the rehabilitation of the following application areas: ...

Suction excavation the way forward for water

The gas industry has seen the benefits of suction excavation for over 10 years, but the water industry is just touching the surface, as HELEN COMPSON discovers. Husband and wife team Lloyd and Charlie Gardener...

Choosing the right CIPP Liner

Applied Felts’ has been at the forefront of research and development in the world of CIPP liners, revolutionizing a wide spectrum of new solutions, all created to meet unique requirements and address the proven...

Mobile systems designed for simplicity of use

Vac-Ex Limited is a UK company. We design and manufacture compact, towable vacuum excavators and safe dig equipment. Today, especially in inner city locations the ground is congested with buried cables and pipes, some...

VIP-Weco has power to seal hydro-electricity pipe

  VIP-Weco pipe seals prevent need for excavation at hydro-electric power scheme.   Pipe sealed at eight locations where it failed hydrostatic pressure tests.   Fast installation kept hydro power commissioning plans on track.   VIP-Weco gives...