GENERAL PROJECT

WINEP Durham Transfer

As part of an £10 million scheme, Northumbrian Water will be carrying out essential works to improve the performance and flexibility of our wastewater network and wastewater treatment works in the Plawsworth, Pity Me and Brasside areas of County Durham. The scheme will help to improve the water quality of the Blackdene Burn for the benefit of people, the environment and wildlife and ensure that critical wastewater assets continue to serve the community effectively.

Project updates

Update by Rachel Rutter

Good afternoon everyone!

ESH Stantec need to carry out essential work to the sewerage network, in order to complete the work they will be transporting machinery and materials along Rowan Drive into the Brasside Pumping Station. 

Work will begin Monday 15 July 2024 for 2 weeks, we will keep disruption to a minimum and your refuse collection will not be disrupted. 

Please contact us direct if you have any questions at nwl.customer@esh.uk.com.

Thank you for your time, have a great weekend!

Rachel

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

Update by Rachel Rutter

Hello everyone,

In the last week the team have excavated and installed ducts and drawpits for MCC kiosk and generator slabs within Plawsworth STW and Pity STW.

Topsoil reinstatement is now complete between Plawsworth STW and Rotary Way, with rotavating and seeding to follow. Reinstatement of works within other areas have also begun including Chester Low Road.

Please contact us direct if you have any questions at nwl.customer@esh.uk.com.

Have a lovely weekend!

Rachel

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

Update by Rachel Rutter

Good morning,

This week the team have constructed the new flow meter chamber, including the drainage outlet pipework from the flow meter chamber to wet well. The rising main pipework has been installed and partial reinstatement complete.

The cover slab to wet well chamber has been installed and remedial works within are complete.

Within Northumbrian Water works the air valve and washout chambers are nearing completion including the gravity sewer pipework.

Lets hope we see more sunshine to allow the team to continue with reinstatments. 

Have a lovely week!

Thank you

Rachel

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

Update by Rachel Rutter

Good morning,

Within Northumbrian Water areas the new flow meter chamber construction is complete. The Rising main pipework has been installed and the drainage outlet pipework from the flow meter chamber to wet well chamber has been completed.

Reinstatement of topsoil is underway, and you may have seen is partially complete. ESH have also completed the removal of timber bog mats and a partial reinstatement of fields within the easement area. Topsoil remains to be stone-picked and rotavated prior to seeding works commencing. Remedial works to benching within the wet well chamber is ongoing.

Air valve and washout chambers are nearing completion, while waiting for a suitable weather window to reinstate fields and topsoil.

Over the next week you may see the team are working close to Chester Low Road while a new manhole is being constructed.

Thank you for your time and have a wonderful weekend!

Please contact us direct if you have any questions at nwl.customer@esh.uk.com.

Rachel

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

Update by Rachel Rutter

Good afternoon,

The drainage outlet pipework from the flow meter chamber to the wet well chamber is ongoing with the air valve and washout chambers nearing completion.

As mentioned in the last update the gravity sewer pipework is now installed to the west side of the main railway line with a haul road created from the public highway to achieve access for the manhole construction.

Gravity Sewer Pipework is now installed from Brasside STW to the Outfall Structure. The woodland area will be reinstated once weather conditions begin to improve.

Please contact us direct if you have any questions at nwl.customer@esh.uk.com.

Rachel

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

Update by Rachel Rutter

Good afternoon,

Hope everyone has had a lovely week!

The team this week have constructed the new flow meter chamber at Plawsworth Sewerage Treatment Works (STW) and wet well chamber within Pity me STW. The air valve and washout chambers are nearing completion from Plawsworth STW to Rotary Way.

The gravity sewer pipework is now installed to the west side of the main railway line with reinstatements to the fields being completed once weather conditions improve.

Please contact us direct if you have any questions at nwl.customer@esh.uk.com.

Rachel

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

Update by Rachel Rutter

Good afternoon,

The concrete base and walls have been poured within the flow meter chamber at Plawsworth Sewerage Treatment Works.

Drainage works have begun at Pity Me Sewerage Treatment Works and the team are crossing fingers for suitable weather to reinstate the fields.

A haul road is completed on Chester Low Road to facilitate access, while reinstatement works to Brasside Sewerage Treatment Works are ongoing.

Thank you for your time. Have a great weekend!

Please contact us direct if you have any questions at nwl.customer@esh.uk.com.

Rachel

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

Update by Rachel Rutter

Good afternoon,

Within Plawsworth Sewerage Treatment Works the team have completed the wet well chamber and have excavated for the flow meter chamber. Reinstatement of fields will be undertaken when weather conditions are suitable including removal of timber bog mats and reinstate of field within easement area.

The air valve and discharge chamber are ready for construction and will begin in the next week, depending on weather conditions with the gravity sewer pipework now installed.

Thank you for your time. Please contact us direct if you have any questions at nwl.customer@esh.uk.com.

Have a great weekend!

Rachel

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

Update by Rachel Rutter

Good morning all,

I hope everyone is enjoying the little bit of sun we are getting.

This week the team are working on the directional drilled pipework for the Rising Main, which is nearly complete. The construction of the air value and washout chambers are ongoing to the A167m easement.

New pipework has been installed from the discharge chamber to Brasside Sewerage Treatment Works and the team are now working on the West side of the railway line installing gravity pipework towards Chester Low Road.

The team have begun preparation at Plawsworth Sewerage Treatment Works for the installation of foul sewer pipework.

Thank you for your time. Please contact us direct if you have any questions at nwl.customer@esh.uk.com.

Rachel

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

Update by Rachel Rutter

Good afternoon all,

Hope everyone is well!

As mentioned previously the construction of the air value and washout chambers are ongoing.

New pipework has been installed from the discharge chamber to Brasside Sewerage Treatment Works, including drainage works within Plawsworth Sewerage Treatment Works.

The team continue to progress with work although the weather has been challenging.

Thank you for your time. Please contact us direct if you have any questions at nwl.customer@esh.uk.com.

Rachel

Please Login in order to comment on this update.

Work in your Community

Work in a business that supports your community

At Northumbrian Water, we work to make a difference in your community.

Have you considered a career that can help you do the same?

As well as the teams you see working in your streets, we have people doing a wide range of jobs that support that work to deliver the best possible water and sewerage services across the North East.

You can find out more about careers with Northumbrian Water and check out the latest vacancies by following the link below.

www.nwl.co.uk/careers