21 mph
View Forecast

Durham City Sewer Network Improvements

We are planning work to improve the performance of the sewer network in Durham City and improve your environment.

Start Date

May, 2017

Estimated End Date

December, 2018


NW, Mott MacDonald Bentley

Update by Colin Butler

Good Afternoon,


You may have noticed a few of our guys on Flassburn Road today shovelling snow and gritting footpaths. The lads had been scheduled in to carry out investigatory works within the vale prior to commencement of the scheme but due to the heavy blanketing of snow we decided that'd it'd be too dangerous to move around uneven terrain without being able to spot any trip hazards! With this in mind we thought it a good idea to use the time to try and do a bit to make the surrounding footpaths a little less treacherous and Darren, Scott and Simon were more than keen to go and collect snow shovels and rock salt and get to work! I've attached photographs of today's activities and a big thank you to the gentleman who is soon to become our new neighbour for providing the lads with a much appreciated cuppa!

As always, don't hesitate to contact me at with any queries and please be careful whilst moving around in the snow and ice!

Our company motto:

'If we cannot do it safely, we will not do it'

is of particular relevance here and has kept me working from home since Wednesday!

Have a great weekend,


Please Login in order to comment on this update.

View all updates
Rate us

Rate us

We would love to hear your feed back on our community portal.

There was an error saving your answers. Please try again.

Saving your answers.
Please wait.

Your answers have been saved. Thankyou for giving us your feedback.

1. Do you feel that our Community Portal has helped to keep you informed about our work?

2. How likely is it that you would recommend our Community Portal to a friend or colleague?

3. How likely is it that you would recommend Northumbrian Water to a friend or colleague?

4. Do you have any suggestions to improve our Community Portal? Optional

Work in your Community

Work in a business that supports your community

At Northumbrian Water, we work to make a difference in your community.

Have you considered a career that can help you do the same?

As well as the teams you see working in your streets, we have people doing a wide range of jobs that support that work to deliver the best possible water and sewerage services across the North East.

You can find out more about careers with Northumbrian Water and check out the latest vacancies by following the link below.