GENERAL PROJECT

Fontburn Lime Dosing

Northumbrian Water is investing £3 million to upgrade the Water Treatment Works at Fontburn to make sure you continue to receive excellent quality tap water in the future. The work, which will commence from early March 2020 will see upgrades to the facilities and water treatment equipment within the site and we aim to complete this by September 2020. Northumbrian Water’s trusted partner, Interserve Construction Limited will be carrying out this work on our behalf. Residents may notice an increase of vehicular traffic to and from the site whilst deliveries are made although we will of course do all we can to keep the disruption to a minimum. Please be assured that your water supply will not be affected by these works. Glyn Jenkins NWL Project Manager

Update by Shafqat Akbar

Hello. The works at Fontburn have gathered momentum over the past couple of weeks. We have set the site compound, car parking area and welfare units up in one corner of the site. The hard works start now. The site team are progressing well with the undergound operations. One more point before I go, the site team have established covid-19 compliance rules on site. We have hand sanitising stations in the welfare area, office block and adjacent to the car park. We have rules that ensure social distancing on site and in the offices. Thank you to everyone on site for making all of this work.

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