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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 […]

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“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 […]

Animals found in drains and sewers around the world

At UKDN Waterflow (LG), we’ve seen more than our fair share of strange things in the sewers and drains in which we work. Sadly, from time to time our teams have encountered animals who have made the sewer system their temporary home or have simply become stuck, meaning a rescue operation is required. But there […]

Teamwork to clean blocked drain lines at University arts campus

Excellent teamwork by drainage engineers from UKDN Waterflow (LG) and Lanes Group has been praised for ensuring a badly blocked drain was cleared at a campus of University of the Arts London. They left the foul drain free-flowing following the planned maintenance work to clear the pipe at the university’s Camberwell College site in south […]

Group Development Director Richard Leigh

Lanes Group plc acquires two drainage companies

Lanes Group plc today announced that it has acquired the Arlo Group, the owners of AQS Environmental Solutions, one of the largest providers of drainage, industrial and waste management services in Ireland. The deal has been unanimously agreed by the Boards of Directors of both companies for an undisclosed sum, and is the second major […]

Complex claims management success for UKDN Waterflow

After a treatment plant had been installed incorrectly, UKDN Waterflow was contacted by loss adjusters, Cunningham Lindsey, on behalf of Zurich Insurance, to put right the problems. The team found that the wrong type of bio plant had been installed, the outfall was not working correctly and the surface water gullies were not correctly connected. […]

Minimising disruption for Symphony Housing

Following a report from an independent drainage contractor, we were called in to validate the works required at one of Symphony Housing’s developments in Salford. Upon closer inspection, the team found that the problems were unfortunately more widespread than first reported, with all three blocks of flats suffering from major drainage issues, including damage due […]

UKDN Waterflow has major AMP6 lining win with Anglian Water

Anglian Water’s @one Alliance has confirmed it is to award UKDN Waterflow approximately 5km of sewer relining (CIPP) in its Ruthamford region.  This is the first of a large bank of lining works for Anglian Water during AMP6 and our team is gearing up for the challenge.  Work is starting to be planned now, with […]

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