United Utilities News

Lanes keeps Blackburn sweet


Despite being slap bang in a town centre’s busy shopping area, a sewer rehabilitation project carried out by Lanes for Drains and Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions (BBUS) for United Utilities, was a resounding success thanks to a concerted programme of communications and meticulous traffic management. Every potentially affected business and shop, in MP Jack Straw’s…

More reline firsts for Lanes


Lanes for Drains notched up a double industry first by relining the foul water main suspended beneath the Conwy road bridge in North Wales. The sewer, which serves the historic castle town, was a pressurised pumped sewage main — a type which has not been relined before. And, to add to the challenge, the 300mm…