Yorkshire Water have announced their long term Natural Flood Management plan for the Calder Valley in West Yorkshire today. The announcement took place on the moors high above Gorpley reservoir, located between Todmorden and Bacup, where various natural flood management initiatives will be implemented over the next 10 years.
The 2015/16 Global Water Annual Review provides an overview of Arup’s water business activities over the past year and features examples of their work across the water cycle. The force of a changing climate has made its presence felt all over the world this past year, with widespread flooding on the one hand and severe droughts on the other.
The coastal defence scheme built by Galliford Try’s Civil Engineering business at Littlehaven in South Shields for South Tyneside Council has won both the Infrastructure Project of the Year and overall Project of the Year awards at the Constructing Excellence North East awards staged in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 8 May.
Atkins was the design consultant and CDM-Coordinator on this award winning flood risk management scheme. Situated on the River Great Ouse in Cambridgeshire, the small town of Godmanchester is steeped in Saxon and Roman history. After widespread flooding in 1998, the Environment Agency secured £10m to construct flood defences to protect the town over the next 100 years.
N G Bailey have been commissioned to supply innovative new water sampling kiosks to Anglian Water which will reduce the onsite construction time and cost involved in the testing of reservoir water quality.
National construction and civil engineering company, J N Bentley, has completed its second scheme at the prestigious Bramham Park in West Yorkshire - the £430,000 restoration of a stepped-cascade into the estate's parterre pond.
Cardiff Bay Barrage was the focus of Europe's largest urban regeneration scheme covering an area of 1100 hectares in South Cardiff and the former docklands, forming a freshwater lake to attract investment to the area. Arup were tasked with installing an aeration system to improve the quantity of dissolved oxygen content thoughout the bay.
Atkins' five year involvement with the restoration of the River Wensum, Norfolk, has included the delivery of Restoration Feasibility & Environmental Scoping reports, the detailed design and implementation of restoration schemes, and the development of appropriate river management protocols to align with the strategy and Water Framework Directive objectives.
As technical consultant, Arup provided full project management services from feasibility through to contract administration. Loftsome Bridge is a key treatment site in the Yorkshire Water Services (YWS) supply network. Due to deteriorating water quality, there was a need to upgrade the works to provide process improvements.
Ensitech has engaged Vickers Laboratories as its UK-based manufacturing facility for the production of its range of proprietary weld cleaning fluids used with its TIG Brush Stainless Steel Weld Cleaning System.
Throughout 2003, Roberts Kitchens Foods, Leeds were experiencing increasing failures of their consent with trade effluent discharge. Failures arose in a number of areas from oil and grease, settleable solids, PH and C.O.D.