Ovingham vertical turbine pump installation

This project is to replace two of the pumps in the raw water pumping station at Ovingham. These two new pumps will pump be able to pump up to 80 megalitres of water a day from the River Tyne to the water treatment works at Horsley. In order to vary the speed that the pumps will work at two new drives are being installed to control the speed of the pumps, together with new controls to monitor and control the pumps remotely.

Update by Joan Tatters

Good Morning,

You will have noticed some traffic lights on adjacent to the caravan park, these are in connection with the works MMB are also conducting on behalf of NWL but from the Horsely site. They will remain until tomorrow so please be a little more vigilant if you are driving through Ovingham Road, I also notice the local council have some lights on toward Wylam village so again please take care.

By the way we have started doing some community work in and are currently working on updating some park benches from this space for the photos.




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