Aquatic News

Lanes checks drain pipes built for surf pipes in Snowdonia

09/03/2015

Lanes Group has been commissioned to survey the drainage system created to support what will become one of the most unusual surfing attractions in the world. Its engineers have been working at Surf Snowdonia, the first inland surfing centre in the UK, and a site that is pioneering an attempt to broaden access to surfing…

High-tech Lanes for Drains reveals secrets of the past

24/01/2012

Lanes for Drains has used its 21st Century sewer surveillance technology to reveal the 200-year-old hidden secrets of one of the UK’s largest man-made reservoirs.The company was called in to work on a £5.5m project to repair a dam at the 108 hectare Chasewater reservoir near Lichfield in Staffordshire, owned by Staffordshire County Council. The…

Lanes for Drains wins big at new Plymouth Life Centre

28/08/2011

Leading national drainage company Lanes for Drains has joined the team working on the prestigious £46.5 million Plymouth Life Centre, being constructed by Balfour Beatty.The company’s engineers have been called in carry out CCTV video drainage surveys on the site, which is due to become one of the largest centres of sporting excellence in the…

Lanes guards against pollution with Aqua Sentry

11/10/2010

Lanes has joined forces with pollution prevention specialist Aqua Sentry to help organisations to avoid spillages and the contamination of watercourses. “Mistakes can be very costly” explains Aqua Sentry’s director Rob Staines. “For instance, contravening European Environmental Directive 2004/35/EC, which uses a ‘polluter pays’ principle, can result in unlimited fines or two years’ imprisonment.” According…

A fishy tale for Lanes

27/06/2009

Today Durham Constabulary boasts a clean and healthy fishpond at its headquarters — thanks to Lanes for Drains, the local fish expert and a full pond ‘makeover’. But the pond, which has been a focal point for the local community since it was built in the early seventies, was not always something to be proud…