Thames Water News

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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Pioneering wellbeing programme wins water award

23/05/2018

Lanes Group plc has won the Health and Wellbeing category in the Water Industry Achievement Awards for its pioneering work to support its people in the workplace. It has developed a wellbeing app for measuring happiness at work combined with a practical support programme led by a qualified wellbeing and mental health practitioner. The initiative,…

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Lanes infographic: how a fatberg went around the globe

26/09/2017

The Whitechapel fatberg has become a global news and social media sensation. As the wastewater network services maintenance partner for Thames Water, Lanes Utilities, part of Lanes Group plc, has been given the task of removing the congealed mass of fat, oil and sanitary products. However, even though the days of the fatberg – named…

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Global interest makes “Fatty McFatberg” a new London tourist attraction

25/09/2017

The photos above show the Lanes Utilities team working on the monster fatberg found in Whitechapel, London. Dubbed “Fatty McFatberg” by the public beating “Fat the Ripper” in a poll taken on twitter by the public.   A “monster” fatberg being removed by Lanes Utilities waste water engineers in partnership with Thames Water has become one…

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