Utilities News

Wet well team supports pumping station maintenance

03/04/2020

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….

Marc wins national award for bringing sewer people together

24/01/2020

Wastewater engineer Marc Bettison has won a prestigious national industry award for founding the Sewer Men and Proud Facebook group – the largest online community of its kind in the world. The National Sewerage Association (NSA) has presented him with its Coggin Cup which recognises people who have done exceptional work to promote the sewerage…

Fatberg finds prompt Christmas appeal to protect environment

19/12/2019

Christmas revellers and food businesses are being urged not to feed the fatbergs after Lanes Group sewer cleaning teams removed two giant waste monsters from beneath the streets of London. The Lanes teams, working for Thames Water, sliced a 30-tonne fatberg from a sewer beneath Borough Market in Southwark, South London, and a 63-tonne fatberg…

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Innovative career programme creates pathway to award success

21/10/2019

A ground-breaking pay and career development programme developed by Lanes Group plc has been shortlisted for a prestigious Utility Week Award. Lanes and Thames Water have been named as finalists in the annual award in the staff development category for developing the Pathway to Success programme. Lanes, the wastewater network services maintenance partner for Thames…