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 Apri 2021.

Update by Graeme Ridley

Good evening,

Just an update to inform you we are now close to completing this project, now planned end of April 2021.

Fastflow will be doing work on Fox and Hounds Lane & adjoining roads south of the busy West Road, w/c 14/12/2020 to complete one of our smaller distribution mains tie ins, which will be completed before Christmas.

Then in the New Year, Fastflow need to have some road narrowing traffic management to undertake work on our larger strategic main in the West Road. We will not need any temporary traffic lights on this busy road, but there will be cones & barriers on the road and narrowing the road slightly so Fastflow can do the work. But traffic flow should be not interrupted, just be aware Fastflow work force need to work safely.

I'll update you in the New Year with information on the Traffic Management that is required, so you can fully take in the extent of the cones & barriers on the road and for how long it will take. The work though, is planned to be finished on the West Road hopefully by Easter 2021.

Stay safe

Graeme Ridley (NWG Project Manager)

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