Thames Water News

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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New livery marks growing strength of Thames Water partnership

06/04/2017

Lanes Group Technical Director (right) with Steve Spencer, Head of Customer Field Services (Waste water) at Thames Water, and a van sporting the new livery. A smart new livery for Lanes Utilities vehicles reflects the growing strength of a successful partnership with Thames Water, says its director Andy Brierley. The new van and truck signage…

Lanes Group Technical Director (right) with Steve Spencer, Head of Customer Field Services (Waste water) at Thames Water, and a van sporting the new livery.

Immersive ‘Igloo’ ready to transform sewer training

07/03/2017

Lanes Utilities and Thames Water have acquired a 360° igloo projection theatre that will transform training by allowing teams to instantly see and hear what it is like to be inside a sewer. The igloo delivers wraparound sound and vision, so wastewater engineers can be immersed in any scenario, no matter how potentially hazardous, without…

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