Aberdeen News

Drainage sleuths clean up septic tank effluent mystery


A couple can let their children play in the garden once more after Lanes drainage engineers solved a long-term mystery about why their septic tank was not working properly. Other contractors had visited the house near Aberdeen to try to work out why sewage was seeping into the family garden resulting in a large part…

Lanes in Lilliput – our dinky drain fleet takes to the road


Sometime when you are delivering one of the UK’s biggest drainage services it pays to think…small. Not just small, tiny! That is what two Lanes colleagues are doing, and it is helping get the company a little bit more attention. Aberdeen Area Development Manager Mark Morrice was the first to reveal the little Lanes drainage…

Multi-liner pipe rehabilitation project hailed a success


A multi-disciplinary team of drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc has completed the lining of a drainage pipe nearly one kilometre long on behalf of a contractor working for Scottish Water. The challenging project involved installing five separate liners, one of them 200 metres long, in a surface water pipe across farmland near Kelso in…

Hazardous waste removed in site clean-up project


Water jetting and vacuumation carried out by Lanes Group plc operatives has cleared a large area of an engineering storage site of waste after drainage channels became blocked. The industrial cleaning project was completed in less than a day, with an estimated five tonnes of waste and water taken away for safe disposal at an…

Industrial Site Clean before after Lanes Aberdeen

Gas plant turns to Lanes over pipe blockage concern


A CCTV camera system designed for surveying sewers has been put to a new use – investigating concerns about a pipe blockage at a gas plant. Drainage engineers based at the Lanes Group plc depot in Aberdeen were called in to survey the gas pipe at the biogas generation plant near Coupar Angus, in Perth…