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Drainage Accelerated Maintenance Project – Resolving high priority drainage issues to reduce track related risks

Project: Priority drainage programme Customer: Network Rail Sector: Rail Location: South West England The challenge UKDN Waterflow (LG) was commissioned to carry out a number of high priority projects under the Drainage Accelerated Maintenance Project. This was a programme to rapidly improve drainage on areas of line where drainage conditions impacted greatest on customer service, for example the need […]

Using PDAs to manage Wrekin Housing Trust drainage maintenance

UKDN Waterflow provides drainage services for a number of Registered Social Landlords around the UK, and has been the sole drainage services provider for the Midlands-based Wrekin Housing Trust since 2011. In 2012, the company committed to a £1 million investment in operational technology which included the roll-out of a new drainage management system, ICE. […]

Blockage clearance – Leeds United Football Club

Project: Blockage clearance Client: Leeds United Football Club Sector: Sport and leisure Location: Elland Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire The Challenge Grounds staff at Leeds United FC had been battling worsening pitch drainage problems underneath the West Stand during the 2015-16 season. They had even feared matches might be called off. Playing styles had to continuously adapt to changing conditions. […]

UKDN Waterflow Culvert Survey

Culvert surveys used to identify why local area prone to flooding

Project: Flooding investigation Customer: Cheshire East Borough Council Sector: Local government Location: Cheshire The challenge Cheshire East Borough Council needed to put in place a programme to survey all main culverts within its boundaries, focussing specifically on those that were most prone to flooding. This was a key element of the council’s flood risk management strategy. The solution UKDN […]

UKDN Waterflow Culvert Survey

Storm water culvert CCTV survey

Project: Culvert CCTV survey Customer: Cheshire East Borough Council Sector: Local Authority Location: Kidsgrove, Staffordshire The challenge UKDN Waterflow undertook surveys of five storm water culverts in and around the Kidsgrove area on the Staffordshire border, providing detailed reporting to engineers on behalf of Cheshire East Borough Council. Investigations were carried out over several days with a three man […]

CCTV survey team unearth something strange below a London School playground

The use of CCTV survey equipment is particularly useful in building where there is a high footfall, such as schools, colleges and universities. Lots of students and teachers constantly using toilets and sinks, and canteen staff cooking lots of lunchtime delights. UKDN Waterflow’s CCTV teams, investigate sewers on behalf of many London schools and an […]

Chamber survey – H20 Utilities

Project: Chamber survey Client: H20 Utilities Sector: Education Location: Feltham, West London The Challenge Facilities management company H20 Utilities needed to survey a large chamber which was part of a foul water pumping system at Bedfont Primary School, in Feltham, West London. There was evidence that ground water was getting into the pumping system. The conventional survey method would […]

fridge drainage issues at supermarket

Long term fridge flooding in supermarket

Project: Supermarket fridge flooding Sector: Retail Location: North West England The challenge Cabinet fridges in a store run by a leading supermarket chain flooded, with water covering four aisles in the shop. There had been a long-term problem with leaks from the fridges, which required constant attention from staff, mopping floors. The supermarket chain called in UKDN Waterflow […]

Ground penetrating radar survey – Place Partnership

Project: Ground penetrating radar survey Customer: Place Partnership Sector: Leisure management / Local government Location: Worcester The Challenge Splashpad had to close because one of its water tanks was found to have ruptured. With summer on the way, local councillors were keen to ensure the attraction was repaired and back in action as soon as possible. However, there were […]

Effluent drain lining repair

Project: Effluent drain lining repair Sector: Food Manufacturer Location: Greater London The Problem UKDN Waterflow were asked to tackle a difficult job when a major food producer found that their cast iron trade effluent drainage system was in poor repair. The mildly corrosive trade effluent flowing through the cast iron pipes over many years had eaten away […]

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