MTS successfully completed a deep wet clean in the heart of Derby city centre.
The 20 metre deep storm well is the largest wet well in the East Midlands area and the work required careful management to minimise disruption to the city.
The work was carried out on a Sunday with early set-up before dawn, to help keep the city centre streets flowing freely. In addition, the project delivery included:
The work was completed on time and on budget, helping to achieve Severn Trent Water’s goal of “fewer sewer flooding incidents, ensuring waste water is safely taken away”. This aim is part of the Severn Trent Water Five Year Plan 2015 – 2020.
UK water and sewerage companies deal with around 366,000 sewer blockages every year. Blockages account for 80% of sewer flooding incidents and fat, oils and grease (FOG) are often the culprits as FOG in the system can affect pumping stations.
Watch an MTS confined space team in action here, working to clear FOG contamination from a Severn Trent Water pumping station. Aaron McCusker, Senior Network Technician for Severn Trent Water explains how to avoid putting fat, oils and grease into the system.
Severn Trent Water recently extended the MTS Tier One contract for tanker and jetting services through to 2020.
We have recently expanded our vehicle fleet and employee numbers across the Midlands region. Luke Potts, General Manager of MTS Midlands said; “Continuous investment in high spec equipment keeps our fleet fresh and prepared for all our customers 24 hours a day, seven days a week.”
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