WJ Groundwater

WJ Wins Award at BDA 2015

WJ Groundwater is very pleased to share the news that it won the Innovation in Drilling category award at the BDA (British Drilling Association) Dinner and Dance 2015 in Edinburgh. The award was for our adapted Baby Giraffa, modified to work in deep excavations and tunnels. The adapted Baby Giraffa is a fully articulated rotary

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WJ Groundwater now has a Facebook page. Please follow us and click ‘like’ for regular news updates from each of our offices. You can find out more about our dewatering projects and other industry specialities as they happen. We will also be including updates about our triumphs and endeavours on and off-site, whether they are

Dr Toby Roberts To Speak At Arabian Tunnelling Conference

WJ Groundwater‘s chairman Dr Toby Roberts has been invited to speak at this year’s Arabian Tunnelling Conference and Exhibition 2015 (ATC). The event is to take place at The Grand Hyatt, Dubai, UAE on 23-25 November and the ‘theme’ this year is ‘Innovative Underground Infrastructure – Challenges and Opportunities’. 

WJ Achieves Accreditation from Achilles

WJ Groundwater is very pleased to announce that it is now an accredited member of Achilles.  WJ qualifies for accreditation with both Achilles UVDB and Achilles Building Confidence that creates procurement opportunities within the Utilities sector (UVDB) and the Construction sector (Building Confidence). To become accredited candidate organisations are required to complete an extensive audit

UK Project Update: United Utilities, Manchester

WJ Groundwater has recently completed work on a tunnelling project to install a ‘Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO)’ to counteract ‘Unsatisfactory Intermittent Discharge of Storm Water (UIDs)’. Neil Coulter (Contracts Manager) project managed the installation of our dewatering technologies for a number of the deep structures at United Utilities at Eccles, Manchester. Our involvement in the

UK Project Update: M74 Raith Interchange

  WJ Groundwater has commenced dewatering works on a new underpass that will run beneath the M74 Raith Interchange near Glasgow. The project is part of a massive £1 billion upgrade of the motorway network to the east and south east of Glasgow and is due to end in about 12 months time.

WJ Attends Aqua 2015 Conference in Rome

Richard Fielden and Paul Judge recently attended ‘Aqua 2015 – the 42nd International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) Conference in Rome, Italy. They were both invited as representatives of the British Drilling Association (BDA) at the 3rd Annual European Groundwater and Wells Association (EGA) meeting on 18 September, which was a part of the larger event

Catch WJ at the BDA’s Seminar at the National Space Centre

Join us at the Digital Data in Geotechnics and Construction seminar at the National Space Centre in Leicester on 8 October organised by the British Drilling Association (BDA). The BDA is the UK’s trade association for the ground drilling industry. The seminar speakers will talk about the benefits of and getting the most from Building