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Severn Trent Water gives Lanes pair 10 out of 10 for star effort


Severn Trent Water has thanked and rewarded two Lanes drain blockage engineers after they received 10 customer commendations between them in just one month. Damon Reeves and Jack Looker are part of the Lanes operational team in Stafford, working on the wastewater network services contract for Severn Trent Water. They respond to drain blockage problems…

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Innovative approach saves time and money on sewer rehab


A team from Lanes and NMCNomenca took a ‘risk versus cost’ approach to bring a Severn Trent Water (STW) sewer rehabilitation scheme in six weeks ahead of schedule. At the same time, they reduced disruption for the water company’s residential and business customers, and optimised the client’s budget. Advanced techniques, such as pipe re-rounding, patch…

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Leamington culvert needed a new approach


Lanes’ reputation for tackling out of the ordinary relines was given another boost when the team faced an awkward manmade culvert in Leamington Spa. As well as being an irregular shape and having a constantly varying diameter along its 47-metre length, the sewer involved eight lateral connections and defied the usual technology. But, thanks to…

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Lanes sewer repair challenge is a winner


A challenging section of sewer almost jeopardised Severn Trent Water’s multi-million pound sewer renewal scheme in Nottingham, until Lanes came up with a clever — and award-winning — solution. The project in Upper Parliament Street, which involved relining just 6-metres of sewer with a contract value of just £14,500, was voted overall winner in the UKSTT’s 2012 award in the ‘Small…

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