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Wastewater team backs plastic pollution clear-up

14/06/2018

Wastewater professionals from national drainage specialist Lanes Group plc are supporting a campaign to clean up plastic pollution and other waste dumped along rivers in Greater London. Ten colleagues from Lanes Utilities, the wastewater network service maintenance partner for Thames Water, collected plastic, paper litter, and a shopping trolley along the Thames at Staines, in…

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Thank you Francesca – your Dr Fatbürg is fab!

08/06/2018

A young writer who has won a BBC Radio 2 award for a story inspired by the UK’s fatberg menace has been thanked by sewer maintenance specialist Lanes Utilities for highlighting the problem in such a creative way. Francesca Wade’s tale of Agent Ramsbottom’s fight against Dr Fatbürg, who was turning waste in London’s sewers…

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New standards setting a foundation for success

07/06/2018

Lanes Utilities is using new international standards to integrate its management systems in a process that is already delivering significant benefits for its teams and clients. The business, part of Lanes Group plc, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, is the wastewater network services maintenance partner for Thames Water. Lanes Utilities has transitioned to new…

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World Class university turns to Lanes for drainage expertise

25/05/2018

Image courtesy: J Minh-Duy Poirrier Creative Commons Durham University has awarded Lanes Group plc a contract to provide it with a comprehensive range of drainage services. Under the 18-month contract, Lanes is sole provider of all specialist drainage services needed by the university, one of the most prestigious centres of academic learning in the world….

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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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Charlie has 104 reasons he’s an inspiration for his family

15/05/2018

Charlie Hanson puts it down to black treacle on his breakfast porridge but staying physically active and enjoying the daily crossword will also have helped him reach the age of 104. The United Nations is marking International Family Day (#internationalFamilyDay) on 15 May 2018, to recognise the family as a building block of societies around…

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