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UKDN Waterflow (LG) Ltd achieves full PCL status

UKDN Waterflow (LG) Ltd has been granted full PCL status and has marked the occasion by winning an extension to a multi-route infrastructure maintenance contract. The company, part of Lanes Group plc, achieved a provisional PCL (Principal Contractor Licence) 12 months ago. Since then, it has significantly grown its drainage maintenance services for Network Rail. […]

What is a flood plan?

After heavy flooding In 2015, Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, warned that “climate change is expected to increase the frequency and magnitude of severe flooding across the UK”. Experts have predicted that if the average global temperature continues to rise, anticipated flood damage will double over the next century, with an […]

New business director will drive forward insurance service

Lanes Group has selected a senior insurance executive from a national bank to head up its UKDN Waterflow (LG) insurance fulfilment operation. Andy Jackson has been appointed as Business Director of the UKDN Waterflow (LG) insurance service. He moves from Lloyds Bank’s insurance service, where he had been the National Buildings Account Manager. Lanes Group […]

Frozen pipe

How to avoid and deal with frozen water pipes this winter

Winter is well and truly here. The temperatures have already started to drop and, while the prospect of a white Christmas may be appealing to many UK households, with this winter weather also comes a significant risk to your property. Frozen pipes that eventually burst have the potential to wreak havoc on the home and […]

Technology investment boosts UV lining capability

UKDN Waterflow (LG) has boosted its ultra-violet lining capability to meet growing demand for the rehabilitation of large diameter sewers and culverts. Its lining division has invested in a new dual-core curing system designed specifically for lining pipes with a diameter of between 600mm and 1200mm. UKDN Waterflow (LG) Ltd, part of Lanes Group plc, […]

Flooded culvert on approach to rail bridge

Property owners urged to take flood protection action

UKDN Waterflow (LG) Ltd is backing a call by Environment Agency Chief Executive Sir James Bevan for property owners to make sure they are prepared to counter winter floods. The Environment Agency was yesterday (12 October 2016), carrying out an exercise to demonstrate how it will deal with a major flood, if it occurs during […]

Shrewsbury Abbey Flood

Tips for reducing flood risks for homeowners

Tips for reducing flood risks for homeowners It was recently revealed that the UK government is set to plan for 20-30% more extreme downpours than it ever has done before, after being criticised for its response to flooding across the country over the past few years. With the government expecting more flooding to take place […]

Leaf mulch and fallen leaves on floor

Spotlight on leaf mulch

Despite autumn being arguably the most colourful and beautiful season of them all, it’s one that can cause serious problems for your property if you’re not careful. Why? Two words: leaf mulch. While the leaves departing the trees makes the season picture-perfect, it can wreak havoc with your home. Let us tell you how… What […]

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