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They think it’s a pitch drainage problem – it isn’t now!

UKDN Waterflow (LG) has cured a persistent pitch drainage problem at Leeds United’s Elland Road stadium – giving the club the chance to prepare the perfect playing surface to push for promotion next season. Ground staff at the Championship club had been battling drainage difficulties throughout the winter, at times even fearing matches could be […]

UKDN Waterflow (LG) awarded Network Rail PCL

UKDN Waterflow (LG) — part of Lanes Group plc — has been awarded the coveted Principal Contractor Licence (PCL) by Network Rail. The company, which has worked on Network Rail maintenance units as a tier one operator for more than 15 years, will now be eligible to manage larger investment projects. The news coincides with […]

Water draining down plughole

Why does water drain clockwise?

The Loch Ness Monster. Jack the Ripper. Plugholes. You might not think the latter belongs in a list of some of the world’s greatest unsolved mysteries, but for many years, people around the world have asked the question: why exactly does water drain down a plughole or toilet in a particular way? We at UKDN […]

Ground radar helps see solution for children’s play area repair

A ground probing radar survey carried out by UKDN Waterflow (LG) has helped facilities managers develop a solution for carrying out urgent repairs to a popular children’s play area. The Splashpad attraction in Gheluvelt Park in Worcester had to be closed because one of its water tanks was found to have been ruptured. Place Partnership, […]

Tree root infestation at care home triggers flooding

Drainage engineers from UKDN Waterflow (LG) Ltd have found that tree root infiltration at a residential care home has been the cause of flooding problems at a neighbouring property. The national care home group called in the UKDN Waterflow (LG) team to investigate when the flooding occurred after a period of heavy rainfall. The incident […]

UKDN Waterflow (LG) sponsors I Love Claims Networking Lunch

UKDN Waterflow (LG) Ltd is delighted to be one of the main sponsors of the I Love Claims home and commercial networking lunch. Hundreds of insurance industry professionals and experts are due to attend the event at Grand Connaught Rooms, in Covent Garden, London, on 20 May 2016. The guest speaker will be Will Greenwood […]

A Checklist for Spring Cleaning your Drainage System

We recently conducted a UK-wide survey to find out more about the nation’s spring cleaning habits. The research provided lots of interesting insight, including the most common excuses offered by those who avoid spring cleaning at all costs, and the most popular and unpopular household chores. One thing we found particularly alarming was that cleaning […]

Female cleaning

“I can’t be bothered to spring clean” – our spring cleaning statistics show women need more support from apathetic men at home

Men may need to step up and help the women of the UK make this year’s spring clean the best yet, after revealing new spring cleaning statistics showed British males aren’t pulling their weight at home. According to our nationwide spring cleaning survey, 73% of the UK engages in a spring clean every year, with the […]

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