WJ News

Latest News and Updates from WJ Groundwater and across the Industry.

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Ness Regional WTW, Loch Ness, Scotland

WJ are an industry leader in dewatering and groundwater management systems in the UK, and therefore our work regularly takes us from Central London to the northern reaches of Scotland and everywhere in between. One of our most recent projects took us to the shores of the world famous Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland for a ‘monster of a project’!

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Dan CarpenterNess Regional WTW, Loch Ness, Scotland
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Anchorsholme Outfall Cofferdam

Blackpool is famous for its iconic Tower, Pleasure Beach and Illuminations, and has been the destination of choices for British holiday-makers for generations. In order to cope with this demand United Utilities, are undertaking a large scale upgrade of the water facilities in the town. This includes the construction of a new water storage tank, and outfall pipe to ensure untreated stormwater isn’t discharged during the stormy weather that often hits the west coast of Great Britain, and the coastal waters can be kept clean for many generations to come.

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Dan CarpenterAnchorsholme Outfall Cofferdam
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Al Zour Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Termainal, Kuwait

WJ have been an established part of the dewatering industry in the Middle East for other 15 years now since providing dewatering for the Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 development back in 2003, and have long established offices in Dubai and Qatar. This project marked our expansion in the region to neighbouring Kuwait and the Al Zour Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal project, a development that, when finished, will be the largest LNG refinery in the Middle East!

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WJ Group AdminAl Zour Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Termainal, Kuwait
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Royal Hospital For Sick Children, Edinburgh

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children has been based on it’s existing site in the heart of Edinburgh since 1895, however in 2005 it was decided by the local NHS Trust that a more modern facility should be constructed adjacent to the existing Edinburgh Royal Infirmary at Little France on the south-east edge of the city.

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Dan CarpenterRoyal Hospital For Sick Children, Edinburgh
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Ipswich Tidal Barrier

This contract took us to the heart of Suffolk, to aid with the construction of a new Tidal Barrier Gate for the River Orwell, to reduce the risk and impact of flooding to the coastal town of Ipswich.

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Dan CarpenterIpswich Tidal Barrier
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Brighton I360

In 2000, when the London Eye opened to huge critical acclaim and quickly became the UK’s most visited paid-for visitor attraction, countless cities wanted an ‘Eye’ of their own but found that a similar wheel design would not be financially viable without a suitable site or sufficient guaranteed visitor numbers.

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WJ Group AdminBrighton I360
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Cambridge WWTW

As part of the renewal and upgrade of Cambridge’s WWTW works, WJ were called in to efficiently lower the groundwater level. A challenge which we more than rose to.

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WJ Group AdminCambridge WWTW