RAINWISE SCHEME
CURRENT WEATHER
13°C

Monks Wood, North Shields Surface Attenuation

We are currently on site adjacent to Beach Road. Our scheme is to separate surface water flows from the combined sewerage system and store the excessive flows during storms. To do this, we are constructing new surface water and combined sewers together with a series of cascading basins in which to hold back the flows until the storm subsides and the existing sewerage system can accept the storm water.

Update by Simon Bright

Hi

Things are back on track, the main drainage is moving on nicely as we now have three gangs. The vortex chamber is now in the ground so we'll connect the main surface water up next week.

Several meetings have been held with various parties regarding the road crossing over to Monks Wood, we'll hopefully have an answer next week as to how we will proceed with that operation.

Simon

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

View all updates
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.

www.nwl.co.uk/careers