Reducing our Environment Impact

Case StudyReducing our Environment Impact£800,000Dalmarnock, GlasgowSSEProject Description The project involved the excavation of a 9m wide trench 1.6m deep along the full length of Colvend Street. This trench was to facilitate the diversion of all the existing underground utilities into a designated service strip along a newly constructed footpath and to allow space on the…

Intermediate Pressure Diversion

Case StudyIntermediate Pressure Diversion£207,000Hilton Road, AlloaScotia Gas NetworksProject Description The project involved the laying of a 100m new section of 200mm diameter welded steel 7 Bar Intermediate Pressure main to abandon an existing short section of 200mm steel pipework, to facilitate the removal of 3 No. faulty steel valves. This Project included deep excavations, welding…

Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)

Case StudyHorizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)6 WeeksHaddington Utilities, Letham BurnThe Challenge Crossing under a bridge with unknown footings whilst keeping a clearance under the Letham Burn. Possible Solutions Open cut – Not an option with the bridge in the way and no other wayleave options available. Augering – Pits would be too deep at a depth…

Gravity Sewer Installation

Case StudyGravity Sewer InstallationPerthProject Description WPS were contracted to install approx 30m of 180mm gravity sewer at a site in Perth. The Challenge The pipe had to be laid between an existing building and sheet piling that had been installed as part of a flood alleviation programme. The gravity pipe had to be laid at…

Gas & Water Mains Diversion

Case StudyGas & Water Mains Diversion£390,000Leith St off Princess St, EdinburghScotia Gas Networks & Business StreamProject Description This Project involved the laying of 180m of 500mm MDPE Low Pressure Gas Main & 195m of 300mm Ductile Water Main in one of the most heavily pedestrianised and traffic congested streets in Edinburgh. The Challenge It was…