Thames Water News

Superheroes put best feet forward for Road Safety Week


A team of safety, transport and fleet management professionals from Lanes Group plc are dressing up as superheroes for a sponsored walk to mark Road Safety Week. They are sure to impress passersby as they walk the 10 miles from the Lanes utility depot at Iver in Buckinghamshire to the Customer Solution Centre (CSC) at…

Artificial Intelligence helps wastewater specialist guard against injury


Drainage and wastewater service specialist Lanes Group plc is using an innovative app that learns through artificial intelligence to help protect its employees against manual handling injuries. The app videos colleagues as they carry out tasks and analyses risks associated with their posture, allowing them to change their behaviour to avoid injury. Lanes Utilities, the…

Unblocktober backs European experts in the fight against FOG


More than 150 industry experts have gathered to review progress in the fight against fats, oils and grease in sewers at the third European FOG Summit, sponsored by Unblocktober. The event at the Brighton Hilton Metropole, co-hosted by British Water, Southern Water and software specialist SwiftComply, heard how FOG should be considered a resource not…

Wet well team supports pumping station maintenance


A specialist wet well team from Lanes Group plc has supported pump engineers in repairing a sewer pumping station serving one of London’s largest shopping centre. They used their high volume vacuumation and jetting technology to clear debris from the pumping station at Westfield London in White City to allow the repair to be made….