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
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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.
Hydrosave has been selected to undertake over 120 condition assessments including non-destructive testing, CCTV, soils, water and pipe sample coupon analysis. The project focuses on 12 high priority strategic mains that are expected to form part of a future main replacement or refurbishment strategy.
Hydrosave will also be developing a risk based model to identify the best locations for each survey and to categorise individual pipe lengths as high and critical risk in terms of condition, risks to customer service, available contingency plans etc.
Hydrosave has been selected as ‘Supporting Star – Large Contract Value’ to South East Water in a recent awards ceremony. Nominated as one of 15 suppliers Hydrosave won the award in recognition of innovation, flexibility and the provision of highly skilled and motivated employees. The award was jointly presented by Paul Butler MD of South East Water and Marcus Brigstocke the comedian/compere for the evening.
Hydrosave has successfully retained its leakage framework in Scotland following a retender and rationalisation of four contractors to two. Hydrosave now provides leak detection throughout the eastern areas of Scotland extending from the borders up to Aberdeen. Hydrosave also successfully retained the Nith operating region including Dumfries, Galloway and Lanarkshire.