The construction phase of this project is now complete.

There may still be updates, so the project will remain here. We are still monitoring the project and will reply to any comments. So if you have any questions please feel free to comment or contact us here.


Sherburn Upgrade

Starting in 2022, as part of a £12.9 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.

Update by Gabrielle Ward

Good Morning,

I just wanted to post a quick update about Pittington Sewage Treatment Works (STW).

You may have noticed by now that we have returned to the STW to commence with completing our commissioning of the new pumping station, decommissioning and demolition of parts of the wastewater treatment works, and reinstatement of the compound area. This should take around four months to complete. 

Disruption will be kept to an absolute minimum, and your water and sewerage services will not be affected during this time.

If you do have any questions, please leave a comment below and a member of the project team will get back to you.

Thank you for your continued patience. 



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