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Why is flushing sanitary products down the toilet bad for our sewers and oceans?

11/06/2018

Underneath our feet, a war is being waged between our ailing Victorian-era sewers and a torrent of sanitary products clogging up our pipes, drains and water courseways. Despite the valiant effort of foot soldiers, like our drainage engineers who tackled the ‘monster’ Whitechapel fatberg in 2017, sanitary products pose a significant threat to sanitation systems…

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Lanes drainage engineers on a mission to help charity

21/05/2018

The Birmingham City Mission drainage survey, cleaning, and repair team, headed by Amey Site Supervisor Mark Bissell (in the orange jacket) and, to his right facing, Dean Evans, Mark Davies, and Connor Murphy, from Lanes Group, and Andy Morton, from Birmingham City Mission. Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have joined other contractors in helping…

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How does the sewer system work?

09/05/2018

Our sewer system is an essential part of modern life, keeping our homes and streets clean and hygienic. But how does the vast infrastructure that exists beneath our feet actually work? In this article we will take a closer look at the importance of our sewer system, how it was created and how the system…

Lanes achieves magnificent 7 in complaint handling awards

29/11/2017

Lanes Group plc has been shortlisted in seven categories of the Complaint Handling Awards 2018, which recognise excellence across UK industry in resolving customer complaints. The drainage and utilities specialist is a finalist in every category it entered, and in more categories than any other organisation or business also in the running to win one…

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Lanes wins drainage contract from Cambridgeshire police

13/11/2017

Cambridgeshire Constabulary has selected Lanes Group plc to maintain the drainage systems at all its police stations. The force has awarded Lanes a contract to carry out planned and reactive maintenance for the next three years. The contract, offered by competitive tender, covers all drain and sewer blockage and repair work at 18 station buildings…

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