Sewer Rehabilitation News

Lanes completes drainage maintenance at Shetland power station


Lanes Group has completed a three week programme of drainage maintenance at the Shetland Islands’ main power station. The work at Lerwick Power Station, run by Scottish Southern Energy (SSE), included a comprehensive CCTV drainage survey of the site, drainage jetting and pipe patch lining. A team of eight drainage engineers from Lanes Group’s Aberdeen depot travelled by…

Aerial image of Shetland Power Station

Lanes carries out double-quick repair at England’s oldest inn


Lanes Group has completed urgent drainage pipe renewal work at England’s oldest inn – and did it in double quick time so its chef could reopen the kitchen in time for the weekend. The fault at the Old Ferry Boat, near St Ives, Cambridgeshire, which dates back to the early Middle Ages, was identified during…

Old Ferry Boat Inn Exterior

Local structural repair – best option for decommissioning paper mill sewer pipes


Lanes Group has used a no-dig patch lining technique to support the decommissioning of drainage pipes on a production site of leading global manufacturer Kimberly-Clark. The Lanes engineers based at the company’s Chester depot used local structural repairs, known as patch liners, to block lateral pipes at Kimberly-Clark’s paper mills in Flint, North Wales. The…

No Dig Patch Lining

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…

Advanced lining techniques