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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…

Giant screw pump to be replaced at major sewage treatment works

Giant screw pump to be replaced at major sewage treatment works ECS Engineering Services is to install a replacement screw pump at Wessex Water’s Avonmouth wastewater recycling, bioresources and renewable energy park, helping secure the capabilities of the facility for decades to come. Avonmouth wastewater recycling, bioresources and renewable energy park serves a population of…

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UK’s first Infracore FRP stoplog installed for Environment Agency

UK’s first Infracore FRP stoplog installed for Environment Agency As part of its national programme to update and improve water control structures, the Environment Agency has specified a new stoplog design using fibre reinforced polymer (FRP). This has been installed in Wraysbury, Middlesex, by ECS Engineering Services, the new stoplogs will enable maintenance work to…

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Drop gate renewal secures Baltic Wharf, Burnham from tides and flood

Drop gate renewal secures Baltic Wharf, Burnham from tides and flood As part of a refurbishment and upgrade project, ECS Engineering Services has renewed drop gates at Baltic Wharf, Burnham on the River Crouch in Essex. The gates are based on its innovative stoplogs that are made from durable, high strength fibre reinforced polymer (FRP).…

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Environment Agency Award recognises ECS impressive Health and Safety Performance

Environment Agency Award recognises ECS impressive Health and Safety Performance ECS Engineering Services has won a prestigious Environment Agency Health and Safety Award for the way it designed and implemented critical safety systems into a project to refurbish the extensive steelwork at Colwick Sluice on the River Trent. As a vital part of the Nottingham…