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Pipe cleaning minimises blockage risks at major hospital

28/09/2021

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been commissioned to clean and survey below-ground foul drainage pipes at one of the UK’s largest and busiest hospitals. They have used a powerful compact electric pipe cleaning machine to remove material from over half a kilometer of pipes that, if left in place, could have caused significant…

Lanes Group supports pollution prevention after huge blaze

20/09/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has been supporting firefighters and  the Environment Agency as they dealt with the aftermath of a huge industrial blaze. The company deployed jet vac tankers to help prevent contaminated water entering surface water drains and water courses, including a canal that close to the site. The fire broke out…

Lanes supports build for new Starbucks at ASDA supermarket

28/06/2021

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have carried out a CCTV drainage survey to support the construction of a new Starbucks store at an ASDA supermarket. The national drainage and water utility specialist carried out the survey for AKN Build, which is building the new drive-through store in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, on behalf of EG…

High-tech camera survey supports heritage railway plans

22/06/2021

Drainage engineers have helped volunteers with their ambitious plans to fully reopen a 170-year-old railway line by carrying out a survey of a large culvert that gave them a very pleasant surprise. The drainage investigation team from Lanes Group plc used a robotic camera to obtain HD-quality video footage at every point along the perfectly…

Lanes team endures ‘biblical’ deluge to install liners against the clock

08/06/2021

A sewer lining team from Lanes Group plc has overcome some of the wettest conditions on record to help complete a project in time for construction to begin on a pedestrian bridge. Lanes had been commissioned to install mini liners by water engineering specialist Fastflow Pipeline Services, a subsidiary of United Living Infrastructure Services, working…