Friday, December 9, 2022

Hotel opening in the pipeline following completion of new sewer

A new overflow pipe connecting two Victorian brick sewers within the world heritage site of Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park has been completed by Scottish Water...

Large-diameter pipe lining plays part in wildlife revival

Drainage specialist Lanes Group has used fold-and-install large-diameter lining technology to rehabilitate a pipe that the firm says will play a crucial role in...

Engineering research centres in Sheffield will address water sector piped infrastructure challenges

The Water sector could benefit from multi-million pounds of investment into three new advanced engineering research centres opened on Thursday 11 October at the...

New levels of ease and efficiency claimed for pipeline replacement solution

Kobus Services, a firm specialising in utility pipeline replacement technology, has launched its 400 Series Pipe Puller, which is said to provide a state-of-the-art...

A lining challenge with a difference

Trench technology specialist CJ Kelly Associates recently supplied the Brawoliner 3D lining system to Cambridgeshire-based lining contractor Dalrod for installation on what at first appeared to be an "almost impossible" lining project

Shieldhall tunnel opens in Glasgow

Scotland’s biggest sewer superstructure has become operational in a feat of engineering hailed as “extraordinary” by Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham

Yorkshire Water trial valve technology for pipe repair

Yorkshire Water has trialled a new innovative valve technology designed to reduce supply interruptions to customers when water pipe repair work is carried out

Bespoke fabrication for Hinkley Point C

Flexenergy’s specialist prefabrication expertise has played a key role in a modular village providing a hotel-style living environment for workers at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station site

Pipe selection for brownfield sites

James Roper, Infrastructure Segment Manager for GPS PE Pipe Systems, discusses the complexities associated with installing barrier pipes within contaminated land

New group resource showcases the options for PE gas pipe jointing

As part of its ongoing work to capture and share pipeline engineering know-how, the BPF Pipes Group has created a key resource for engineers...

ROV offers game-changing advance for infrastructure management, says firm

Aquam has launched Amplus, which the firm claims to be "the most advanced remote operated vehicle (ROV) for use in pressurized water, wastewater, and...

Southern Water trials SmartBall leak detection technology

Southern Water is testing a SmartBall device which can detect weakened pipes before they burst.

TV documentary performs fatberg autopsy under London’s streets

A Channel 4 fatberg documentary featuring Thames Water is being aired on Tuesday 24 April. Fatberg Autopsy: Secret of the Sewers will - in Channel...

London to host Interspill 2018

This year’s Interspill oil spill conference and exhibition is due to be held at the ExCel centre in London, on 13 – 15 March.

£6.5m for new water pipes for Derby

Severn Trent announced in January it would spend £6.5m on new water pipes to provide customers in Derby with a water supply they can rely on for generations to come.

New chemical-resistant flexible couplings

VIP-Polymers has launched a new chemical resistant flexible coupling under its VIPSeal® brand

Case study: London sewer rehab

The Loddon Sewer Rehabilitation scheme was designed to enable the repair of a main that had experienced multiple bursts

Innovative gaskets contribute to Shieldhall tunnel success

First use of new gasket designed to reduce risk of segment cracking Only gasket that met tunnel design specification No reported segment cracking arising from high...

New document offers clear and consistent guidance for drain and sewer design

By Jason Shingleton, BPF Pipes Group Wouldn’t it be useful in designing and building drains and sewers to be able to quickly refer to easily...

Thames Water wins battle with Whitechapel fatberg

On 3 November Thames Water declared victory in its nine-week battle against the "Whitechapel fatberg". Teams had been working four metres below an east London...