Households and businesses rely on a secure water supply and water companies cannot risk the network being compromised. Welsh Water was presented with such a scenario that required robust and ultra-reliable solutions when a 450mm pipe suspended beneath a pedestrian footbridge had to be replaced. The whole section, spanning across the River Taff in Pontypridd, needed to be removed and replaced as part of an ongoing programme.
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New Environment Agency guidelines have major implications for contractors who discharge water from construction sites into the surrounding area. The Agency’s new Regulatory Policy Statement (RPS), “Temporary Dewatering of Excavations to Surface Water”, contains strict guidelines setting out the circumstances under which water can be discharged off site without a permit.
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Selwood’s plant specialists provided a robust and environmentally-friendly solution for major coastal flood defence works in Devon. The £1.3m scheme in Teignmouth involved the repair, renewal and strengthening of the sea defence structure at The Point to provide protection for up to 400 homes and businesses in the town.
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Strategic move creates the leader in complete water handling and treatment solutions Workdry International Ltd, the ultimate holding company of Selwood Ltd, has acquired parts of the renowned water treatment specialist Siltbuster Group, in a strategic move to consolidate its position as the UK’s leading complete water handling provider.
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Leading plant hire specialist Selwood showed its ongoing commitment to exceptional customer service by hosting a dog racing night for Ford Civil Engineering Ltd. The Ringwood-based company and Selwood have a long-established relationship that has seen the supply of a range of high-quality excavators, dumpers, rollers, pumps and telehandlers. The equipment has been used in a variety of applications in the construction of infrastructure and plot works for the housing sector.
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