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Lanes cross connection search solves pollution problem in hidden river

24/10/2014

Lanes Group drainage engineers have helped solve a pollution problem in one of the UK’s most famous rivers where it was hidden from view under a shopping centre. They were called in to search for the source of raw sewage coming from a surface water drain after it was spotted by construction workers. The sewage…

River Mersey underpass in Stockport

Leamington culvert needed a new approach

22/07/2013

Lanes’ reputation for tackling out of the ordinary relines was given another boost when the team faced an awkward manmade culvert in Leamington Spa. As well as being an irregular shape and having a constantly varying diameter along its 47-metre length, the sewer involved eight lateral connections and defied the usual technology. But, thanks to…

Leamington Culvert

Blocked Gas Main

02/05/2013

Lanes for Drains engineers in Derby have used poly-pigs to root out a blocked gas main that builders feared could delay the completion of a new school. They were not the porky kind of pigs that go oink oink, but the plastic ones, because a poly-pig is a device that is used to clean out…

Lanes Group announces biggest ever win

17/04/2012

The Lanes Group plc has been awarded contracts with Thames Water for Wastewater Network Services worth up to £216 million. Lanes will provide a range of services, including emergency blockage clearance and remedial drainage work, commencing July (Thames Valley) and August (North London). Both contracts are for a minimum of three years, with the option…

Lanes and Thames Water Logo's