GENERAL PROJECT

Sherburn Upgrade

Starting in 2020, as part of a £8 million scheme, we will be carrying out essential work to improve the performance and flexibility of our wastewater network and wastewater treatment works in the Pittington and Sherburn areas of County Durham. The scheme will help to improve the water quality of the Coalford and Sherburn Becks, as well as the watercourses downstream. We are yet to confirm an exact date when the works will commence, however once we do we will contact you to ensure you’re kept informed and made aware of any possible disruption.

Project updates

Update by Sarah Jayne Parvin

Good afternoon all, we want to make you aware that our investigation work will be starting week commencing 12th April for up to 4 weeks.

MMB will be carrying out Topographic surveys of the land whilst Dunelm will be carrying out the ground investigation work along the proposed pipe route from Pittington to Sherburn.

A topo survey sometimes called a land survey, uses highly specialised survey equipment to measure the position and height of both the artificial and natural topographic features on the site. Examples of natural topographic features Slopes, natural banks, and depressions in the land. Whereas Ground investigations are a means of determining the condition of the ground before beginning construction works. They focus specifically on intrusive geotechnical work such as trial pits and boreholes.

Whilst these surveys are being carried out NWG, MMB or Dunelm will not require access into your homes.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to comment below or use the contact us option at the top of this page.

Thanks

Sarah

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Update by Dean Thompson

Hi everyone,

I hope everyone made the most of Christmas given these challenging times and lets hope for a better 2021.

It's been a couple of months since my last update and we are now finalising our plans. I have now uploaded the drawings that we intend to submit for planning permission purposes.

Please click on the following to view the drawings.

Sherburn

001 - Existing Site Layout

002 - Site Location Plan

003 - New Site Layout

004 - Electrical Panel (MCC) Kiosk Plan & Elevations

005 - Ferric Dosing Kiosk Plan & Elevations

006 - Caustic Dosing Kiosk Plan & Elevations

Pittington

001 - Site Location Plan

002 - Existing Site Layout

003 - New Site Layout

004 - Electrical Panel (MCC) Kiosk Plan & Elevations

Pipeline route

The drawing of the likely pipeline route is for information only and is subject to change and does not require planning permission.

At present we are yet to finalise a construction commencement date, however this is likely to be in the Summer, however we will confirm this closer to the date.

We’d really like to hear your views on this essential work and how we can work with you to minimise any disruption you and your community may experience.

If you have any queries or comments or would like to speak to someone from the project team please get in touch using the ‘Contact us’ button at the top of the page. We’d really like to hear from you.

Regards

Dean Thompson

NW Project Manager

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Update by Dean Thompson

Hi everyone,

I'm Dean Thompson and I'm Northumbrian Water's Project Manager for the work we are planning to carry out in your area. Along with the rest of the project team we will be keeping you updated as the project progresses.

You will have recently received a letter explaining about the work we plan to undertake to improve the performance and flexibility of our wastewater network and treatment works in the Pittington and Sherburn areas of County Durham. This scheme will help to improve the water quality of Coalford and Sherburn Becks as well as the watercourses downstream.

This will involve the replacement of the wastewater treatment works at Pittington with a pumping station. The pumping station will transfer treatment to our Sherburn site. To facilitate this, our Sherburn site will be upgraded to accommodate this.

 

We’d really like to hear your views on this essential work and how we can work with you to minimise any disruption you and your community may experience. I’ll shortly be adding plans which show where we are planning to carry out. If you have any queries or comments or would like to speak to someone from the project team please get in touch using the ‘Contact us’ button at the top of the page. We’d really like to hear from you.

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