EEL PROTECTION SCHEME

Eels Regulations (2009) Compliance Project

We will be and are currently upgrading the following works to install new screens that are compliant with the Eels Regs 2009. Lumley WTW - (Works here are now complete), Blackwell RWPS - (Works here are now complete), Warkworth WTW - (we are also installing new pumps at the river water intake) , and Broken Scar WTW. The new screens will also improve the resilience of the works and protect the water supplies for our customers for many years to come

Update by Joan Tatters

Good Afternoon,

Well the weather did it's worst for us last week.

Installing the temporary screens 1 & 2 proved to be a struggle due to the ice and freezing conditions, however the team continued on screens 3 & 4 so that left our colleagues at Northumbrian Water to work on screens 1&2 to de-ice.

Here are some photos, look at the thickness of the ice!

 

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