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Lanes volunteers go wild for the environment

10/12/2018

Teams of volunteers from Lanes Utilities have shown their wild sides to support environmental conservation. They have taken part in two Wild Work Days in support of the London Wild Life Trust. Lanes Utilities, part of Lanes Group plc, is the wastewater network services maintenance partner for Thames Water. It is responsible for surveying, unblocking,…

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4 eco-friendly household cleaning tips

28/11/2018

Household plumbing and drainage issues often stem from neglect or failure to adequately maintain the systems in your home. Actions like disposing of fats, oil and grease (FOG) down the sink, not clearing away hair or debris from plugholes, and putting objects down the toilet that shouldn’t be flushed can all add up to a…

Fast response clears road tunnel drainage pumps

26/11/2018

Picture by Nilafion. Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been praised for their fast response to help clear water pumps supporting the drainage system of a major road tunnel. Highways England called for assistance from the team at Lanes Plymouth to vacuum water from a sump containing drainage pumps at the Saltash Tunnel. The…

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Large-diameter pipe lining leads way to wildlife revival

01/11/2018

Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has used fold-and-install large-diameter lining technology to rehabilitate a pipe that that will play a crucial role in creating Europe’s largest man-made nature reserve. It has deployed a pillow packer to install a series of point repairs inside a 1220mm-diameter inlet pipe supplying water to an area of land being…

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