Heads Hope Dene, Co. Durham

This project is to reduce the risk of pollution to Head Hope Dene. A range of solutions are being investigated to reduce the risk of pollution caused by flooding from the sewer due to blockages, and land slip. Construction is programmed for 2021/22.

Update by Gabrielle Ward


I just wanted to let you know how work is progressing on site.

Following my previous update regarding the construction of the downstream gravity sewer diversion, over 475 metres of the downstream gravity sewer pipe has been installed, leaving a further 350 metres to go. Three of the four shafts are complete for the upstream gravity sewer which enables us to commence with the tunelling. 

The team are now preparing the pumping station compound, which will allow the concrete surfacing to be laid. Our next steps are to install the new pipeline to the pumping station.

I have included some photos below for you to view.

Thanks all!







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