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

Our site teams continue to make good progress at the Fontburn site. We are working at several locations.

We have started working in the waste water building on the silo new reinforced concrete bases. We are making good progress at the existing clarifiers.

We are continuing with design development and the detail design.

We have removed the first redundant silo and are expecting delivery of the new silo in January.

The site teams have made good progress over the last month. 

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