Sewerin Leakage Detection

Case StudySewerin Leakage DetectionJuly 2019Polmont, FalkirkProject Description We were contacted by a customer who advised that she thought she had a burst water pipe in her garden. I attended to evaluate the leak and feed back the findings to the office. Our Solution Upon arrival it looked like a potential leak on the water service,…

New Substations & High Voltage Cable Installations

Case StudyNew Substations & High Voltage Cable Installations£800,000Bartholomew Street, Dalmarnock, GlasgowSSE & Clyde GatewayProject Description These works formed part of an overall project of which we were contracted to carry out and were part of the Dalmarnock Infrastructure Development Project. This section of works involved the excavation and laying of approximately 225m of double circuit…

HV & LV Electricity Cable Diversions

Case StudyHV & LV Electricity Cable Diversions£1,235,000New Exhibition & Conference Centre, Bucksburn, AberdeenSSEProject Description The project objective was to clear the site of all the existing utilities by diverting them to pre-determined locations around the perimeter of the site to allow the construction of the new exhibition and conference centre and hotel complex to be…

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…