A 900mm gate valve used to control the flow to high a lift pump became seized recently during a client’s routine maintenance operation. The valve was approximately 75% from the fully open position. Continue reading
Hydrosave now has almost 20,000 GPRS loggers being successfully managed and maintained across the midlands and northern England within their in-house Loggers Online software.
A waste water treatment works was being commissioned as part of the hand over process after a planned refurbishment project. It became apparent that a ‘Tri-Plug’ valve which was part of the Ferrous dosing system had become seized. Continue reading
A major UK Water Company insisted on the Hydrosave valve assessment and valve release services to improve their knowledge, reduce their risk and quantify the operability of valves during the contingency planning for a major CAPEX scheme. Continue reading
Hydrosave is pleased to announce that, after evaluation by Lloyd’s Register, Hydrosave in Scotland have gained Full Accreditation to the Water Industry Registration Scheme under the following Accreditation scopes:
CMA – Construction of Mains
ERMIM – External Routine Meter Installation Maintenance Continue reading
Over the past couple of months our brand new website has been developed. It has been designed for mobile, tablet and desktop browser sizes and covers most browser types and versions. Continue reading
Hydrosave has started an in-house training programme on best practice leak detection campaign management. The training is based on Hydrosave’s project report for UKWIR titled ’Leak Detection on Plastic Pipes’ Ref 12/WM/08/47, published in 2012.
Scope of works
Five valves were found to be seized by the main contractor during a refurbishment project on a service reservoir. Two valves were scours, two were the reservoir outlets and one was a line valve.
During routine operations for pump replacement at Hampton Loade Treatment Works a critical penstock on the High Lift Pump Suction Wells jammed. Investigations by site staff ascertained that the penstock was ‘stuck’ in a midway position. This did not prevent the suction well from being returned to service, but would stop any further similar work from being undertaken until resolved.
Scope of works
As part of an on-going trunk main investigation programme our client commissioned a condition assessment of all assets situated along this section of a strategic water main in order to assist with contingency planning. The main supplies in excess of 100,000 customers.