Tyneside Water Main Cleaning

Our water mains cleaning programme of works has been ongoing now for five years and to date, we have achieved 221km of cleaning works to our mains. There are a number of pipe sections that we still need to clean, with a total length of 9.0km. We are starting this work in August 2018 and anticipate completion in the Summer 2019.

Update by Katie Burdon

Portal Update WE 15.03.19


The 90mm connections on Dalton Street and Corbridge Street are now completed.

Robinson Street connection is to be undertaken at 10.00am on Monday 18th March.


Glasshouse Bridge 225mm connection was undertaken on 11th and 12th March and the outstanding work is the reinstatement in the car park of the Enterprise Centre.

122m of 63mm pipe insert at Lobley Hill Road has been undertaken and the garage service has been transferred.

Fastflow made another donation of food and clothes the Elim Centre Food Bank on Heaton Road in Byker.

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