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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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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ECS on hand to deliver new Brayford Wharf pedestrian rails

ECS on hand to deliver new Brayford Wharf pedestrian rails Brayford Waterfront offers a scenic social space for Lincoln’s inhabitants, with restaurants, entertainments and events bringing cheer to England’s oldest inland harbour. ECS Engineering Services has recently enhanced the safety credentials of the area with the replacement of nearly 100 metres of galvanised hand railings…

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Lightweight bridge provides fast installation

Lightweight bridge provides fast installation Bridge maintenance and repair is essential to providing safe access across obstacles such as rivers and streams. For the Environment Agency, any replacement needs to provide long-term durability as well as being cost effective, which has led to the increasing use of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) structures delivered by ECS…

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