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New stoplog installation video released by ECS Engineering Services helps clients manage river control assets

New stoplog installation video released by ECS Engineering Services helps clients manage river control assets ECS Engineering Services has released an informative video on how to safely install stoplogs into a watercourse, a key method for isolating water control equipment for installation and refurbishment work. The video is of particular relevance to those working on…

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Automated weed screen cleaner proves its worth within weeks of installation

Automated weed screen cleaner proves its worth within weeks of installation A new Landustrie weed screen cleaner installed by ECS Engineering Services at the Short Ferry pumping station on the River Witham has ensured continuity of water supply to the Toft Newton Reservoir 10 miles (15km) away in Lincolnshire. The reservoir’s main function is to…

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ECS ensures continued operation at the Environment Agency’s West Stockwith HV pumping station

ECS ensures continued operation at the Environment Agency’s West Stockwith HV pumping station The pumping station at West Stockwith in South Yorkshire provides a lifeline for the farmers and residents along the River Idle, pumping excess water into the River Trent. The station contains four impressive pumps each requiring 3,300 volts to drain the local…

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ECS Engineering Services recognised by RoSPA Award for 11th consecutive year

ECS Engineering Services recognised by RoSPA Award for 11th consecutive year The safe working practices of ECS Engineering Services have been recognised by a ninth Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Award, adding to a total of eleven consecutive awards received by the turnkey electro-mechanical service provider to the water, power generation…

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ECS to refurbish three strategic Lincolnshire pumping stations

ECS to refurbish three strategic Lincolnshire pumping stations The Environment Agency has awarded a three part contract to ECS Engineering Services, which collectively upgrades the flood defence capability of the low lying Isle of Axhome region of  North Lincolnshire. The contract covers work at three separate pumping stations, Good Cop, Bull Hassocks, and Candy Farm.…

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Summer droughts to be better managed with Great Ouse Groundwater Scheme upgrade

Summer droughts to be better managed with Great Ouse Groundwater Scheme upgrade In a year when summer droughts reduced water stocks to levels not seen for nearly 50 years, the renewal and modernisation of the Great Ouse Groundwater Scheme has been a timely project. Mick Smith, a project engineer with ECS Engineering Services, explains how…

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Technical insight vastly reduces costs of pumping station overhaul

Technical insight vastly reduces costs of pumping station overhaul Finding the most effective solution to upgrade a pumping station can be a complex process. Striking the balance between improved performance and minimised costs requires experience and excellent technical abilities. ECS Engineering Services recently delivered a cost effective refurbishment project for the Environment Agency that initially…

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ECS Engineering Services maintains CHAS Accreditation

ECS Engineering Services maintains CHAS Accreditation Building on an exemplary track record for workplace health and safety, ECS Engineering Services has maintained its Contractors Health and Safety Scheme (CHAS) accreditation in 2018. The standard serves as a safety benchmark, assessing the quality of a business’ internal health and safety standards and processes. The CHAS, a…