Llanishen Reservoir

Background Lewis Civil Engineering was chosen by Welsh Water to drain down Llanishen Reservoir, Cardiff to test the existing scour valves. The reservoir is being drained down at a flow rate of circa 40m3/hr and Siltbuster were called in to keep the discharge into a nearby brook within consent.   The Overall Objective To provide … Continued

Frontier Park, Blackburn

Background Barnfield Construction are construction partners on a 93 acre complex multi-use development involving large scale earthworks and site re-profiling at junction six of the M65. The multi-million pound industrial and leisure development is expected to create nearly 2,000 jobs. Frontier Park will comprise around 1 million sq ft of new warehouse and industrial building, … Continued

Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route

Background The new Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie-Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project is being constructed on behalf of Transport Scotland and its partners Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council. It is one of the longest road construction projects currently underway in the UK, comprising 58km of dual carriageway.   The Overall Objective Following periods of heavy rain, water … Continued

Trago Mills Construction

Background Kier is managing the construction of a new Trago Mills superstore in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. The periods of heavy rain experienced in the local area since the construction began last year have been resulting in large amounts of water runoff mixing with exposed soil particles from the stripped surface at the site. This silty … Continued

Aldi Rhuddlan Construction

Background During construction of a new Aldi superstore near the river Clwyd in Rhuddlan, North Wales, a water treatment system was required to clean dirty surface water runoff before discharge to the surface water course.   The Overall Objective To consistently achieve a discharge criteria of TSS of <60mg/l and pH of between 6 and … Continued

Wimbleball Dam

Background Wimbleball dam near Dulverton in Somerset is a 50m high concrete diamond headed buttress approximately 300m long and 50m high. The Overall Objective Due to leakages, re-grouting works was required to be carried out to repair the dam. Solution Siltbuster installed two water treatment plants consisting of a number of HB50’s and MT30 units … Continued

Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station

Background Hinkley Point C nuclear power station is a proposal to construct a 3,200 MWe nuclear power station with two EPR reactors in Somerset, England. The Overall Objective During works there was the requirement to treat waters with coagulant and flocculant before safe discharge. Solution At peak there were 5 Chemical Dosing Systems in use … Continued

Copenhagen Metro Line

Background In Copenhagen’s city centre, work on the expansion of the Copenhagen Metro Line is underway, spanning 15km in length with 17 upgraded stations when complete which will improve commuting times. The Overall Objective The natural high water table and predominantly limestone geology, has caused a number of issues during construction. Siltbuster were tasked with treating … Continued

Slade Heath Pumping Station Construction

Background During construction works to build new pipes and a pumping station to connect over 70 homes in Slade Heath, Forkers required a suitable solution to treat slow settling clay particles in water.   The Overall Objective To ensure the slow settling material could settle from suspension, chemical treatment was required before safe discharge to … Continued

Doha Metro Construction – Phase 3

Background The United Equipment Group in Qatar are currently carrying out major construction works to build the Doha Metro leading up to the 2022 World Cup. They are building a city wide underground metro system to provide its citizens with a state of the art transit system. The project is due to be delivered in … Continued

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