WJ Groundwater are pleased to announce that one of our recent projects in Scotland has been announced as the winner of a prestigious industry prize. WJ were awarded the contract to undertake dewatering works at the site on the outskirts of Glasgow between July 2015 and July 2016, and helped to contribute to the project which was recently awarded ‘UK Project with a Geotechnical Value up to £1.0m by Ground Engineering magazine.
Spring has been another busy period for WJ Groundwater with new contract awards in every corner of the UK, with projects starting in Dover, Port Talbot, Houston in Ayrshire, the Isle of Skye and Woodsmith Mine in North Yorkshire.
WJ Groundwater are pleased to announce the successful commissioning and switch on of their latest project in Blackpool, northern England. This project follows on from other recent projects in the local area, including the Phase 1 works at Anchorsholme in 2016 and at Lennox Gate in 2017.
WJ Groundwater is pleased to announce its latest dewatering project in Blackpool – once the home of the tallest roller-coaster and one of the most recognizable buildings in the UK, the Blackpool Tower.
This project is based at Blackpool South and has been devised in order to improve the quality of the local bathing water and for flood protection. The capacity of the local sewer network is to be increased, and this includes updating one of the town’s pumping stations – Lennox Gate. and construction of a new storage tank at Fishers Field.
WJ Groundwater has been hard at work on a dewatering project for client, the McLaren Group at Bromley, Kent’s new state of the art shopping centre. Known as Bromley South Central and due for completion in late 2017, the project is being overseen and managed by Dr Mark Pickett.
One of the biggest projects of 2016 at WJ Groundwater has been on the Ispwich Tidal Barrier Project. We worked closely on the Water and Environment Management (WEM) project for our client Volker Stevin Ltd (VSL) to enable construction of the tidal gate structure at the River Orwell.
WJ Groundwater has recently been awarded a £1 millionplus contract for Ferrovial Agroman Laing O’Rourke JV (FLO) for groundwater quality monitoring on its multi-billion pound project Thames Tideway Central. Although, WJ Groundwater has been undertaking water sampling and testing for many years this is the first contract it’s won where these services are to be central to the commission.
Recently Geodrilling InternationalMagazine published an article for WJ Groundwater. The piece was an interview with Paul Judge, our Major Contracts Manager in the UK. Below is a specially edited version for you to read and get to know about our new rig.
WJ Groundwater’s latest addition to its fleet of rigs is settling into the job with aplomb. The Conrad 500, known to us affectionately as Conrad, is Dutch manufactured and has many modern capabilities that will enable our team to complete projects that up until now have been slightly beyond our reach.