Thames Water News

Utility careers in fast lane with Pathway to Success

04/10/2018

Water utility maintenance provider Lanes Group plc has created an innovative career and pay system designed to help retain and recruit skilled people and support operational excellence. Pathway to Success has been introduced across the company’s operational teams delivering wastewater network service (WNS) maintenance services for Thames Water. Lanes believes it is one of the…

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Lanes pledges to back bin the wet wipe campaign

17/08/2018

Lanes Group plc is backing a month-long campaign by Thames Water to get people to pledge not to flush wet wipes down the loo. Wet wipes wrongly disposed of down toilets are one of the main causes of blockages in drains and sewers. They are also a key ingredient in sewer-clogging fatbergs. Thames Water’s campaign,…

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Riding the banks of the Thames – without moving an inch!

27/07/2018

The journey may not have been as picturesque, but Lanes Utilities colleagues rode the entire length of the River Thames to raise money for good causes. They have taken part in the Lanes Cycle Challenge, which is seeing teams from depots and service hubs across the UK cycle the distance along famous geographical landmarks for…

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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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