‘Going green’ has been a big part of WJ’s ethos for a number of years as we believe it is important for us as a company and an industry to become more environmentally friendly and sustainable. At WJ this has included a signfican in new electric drilling and dewatering plant and equipment.
WJ UK Services & Products News
WJ take to the airwavesDan Carpenter October 11, 2021
Ground Engineering is one of the foremost trade magazines for the UK Geotechnical, Engineering Geology and Geo-Environmental Industries, and their podcast Breaking Ground is the voice of the geotechnical industry in the country, having covered topics as diverse as piling, sustainability and geothermal energy!read more
She’s electric…WJ Groundwater October 26, 2020
… sang Oasis in their 1995 song of the same name. But right now, a quarter of a century on, the construction industry is still very much diesel-powered.
As the quest for a greener future continues, here at WJ we want to make sure we’re doing our bit as we look to help move the industry forward to a more sustainable approach.read more
Designing Pumping Tests for Geotechnical InvestigationsWJ Groundwater September 26, 2019
Pumping tests are a vital tool in the design and implementation of robust dewatering systems. These tests also act as a key aspect of any groundwater investigation, ground source energy project or water supply well borehole construction.read more
Thames Tideway – In-tunnel ProbingDan Carpenter February 12, 2019
Whilst WJ are well known and respected as one of the leading dewatering contractors in the UK, we have many other services within our oeuvre. We recently demonstrated one of these whilst undertaking in-tunnel probe drilling as part of the Thames Tideway works at the Dormay Street Shaft in Wandsworth.read more
WJ Invest in new Large Capacity PumpsDan Carpenter March 7, 2018
WJ Groundwater have a long and enviable reputation as technical leaders in the dewatering industry, renowned for being able to provide a professional and practical solution to groundwater problems. In order to reinforce this position, and to enhance our reputation as the ‘go to’ company for overpumping, WJ have invested in some new larger capacity pumps to add to our already extensive fleet.
Introducing WJ’s new drilling rig!Dan Carpenter December 18, 2017
Last week WJ took receipt of a new Soilmec SM14 drilling rig. A welcome addition to WJ’s already extensive fleet of drilling rigs both in the UK and across the world!
WJ contribute to award winning project!Dan Carpenter July 14, 2017
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.
UK Update: A busy Spring for WJ GroundwaterDan Carpenter June 7, 2017
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.