Otterburn, Rochester and Byrness WTW

Together with our supply partner, Mott MacDonald Bentley, Northumbrian Water is planning to replace the existing water treatment works at Otterburn, Rochester, Byrness as part of its ongoing investment programme. The old water treatment works will be replaced with a new modern high quality treatment systems to ensure the highest level of water quality and customer service for now and for the future.

Update by Joan Tatters

Good Morning,

The weather has really taken it's toll on the works these past few weeks. Whilst the photos below are  pretty, it slowed down the programme. 

So where are we???

We are currently working through commissioning new unit with a view to going operational in the coming month. Once the new works is operational the existing works will be decommissioned and then demolished.The team are working hard landscaping the new planned areas…footpaths…roads etc and our work programme will take us now to early Summer.

Please feel free to contact me should you require further information or you can email me direct at

Have a look at the photos!




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