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Ian Denmark wins

Ian Denmark (George Leslie Ltd) was awarded the Coggin Cup for 2015, following a vote by the members, at our

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New Division for Clearaway Drains

Flowline announces establishment of specialist pipe Lining Division Flowline, one of England’s leading drainage contractors, has significantly enhanced its capabilities by

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SBWWI announce a name change

As from the 28th May 2015, the Water Sector has a new voice! - Future Water Association. This new identity

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We are sorry to report that

Unfortunately Grisedale Contractors Ltd have, at the start of 2015, gone into voluntary liquidation.

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Corresponding member

First Insurance have moved their offices and from 12th January 2015 will be at; FIS House, Centre 3000, St Leonards Road,

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UKDN Waterflow

UKDN Waterflow have consolidated their Southern depots into one unified hub from 20th October 2014. Their new address is:  Block A,

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Coggin Cup award 2014 -

Gus, who was nominated by his company, joined the industry some 38 years ago when joining Seer TV Surveys, one of

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CCTV Training is being updated

Discussion is still taking place and dates have been put back a year   UPDATING CCTV TRAINING   As many of you in the

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Paul Woodhouse has been

Paul Woodhouse has been awarded the Coggin Cup by members of the Association for 2013. This cup is awarded, by the

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New Apprenticeship Scheme

A new apprenticeship scheme for Drainage operators will shortly be in place.  There will be three mandatory modules with specialised

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WRc announce the publication of

  WRc Water and Environment Bookshop www.webookshop.com       New Release - 10% discount (expires 18th October 2013)   New Manual Sewer Condition Classification 5th

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CCTV SURVEYING is still important

  CCTV SURVEYING is still important   How aware are you of the complexities of reporting on the pipework beneath your feet? It may

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PIMS GROUP

As from the 5th February 2013, the PIMS Group have been acquired by Xylem Water Solutions Ltd.  Group Managing Director, Charlie

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The Welsh Government advise on

  Implementation of the Section 42 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 and the Welsh Ministers' Standards Design and

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Roger Kern is awarded the Coggin Cup -

  COGGIN CUP   The Coggin Cup, awarded annually to someone who is considered to have made a major contribution to our industry,

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We are sorry to report

We understand that Pipeclear Drain and Sewer Services have become insolvent and that, as from 11th September 2012, matters are being dealt

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Update on Welsh Proposals

  WELSH GOVERNMENT DECIDES   From October 1st 2012 the laws relating to the construction and management of sewers and lateral drains in

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Welsh Government Goes it Alone

  CONFUSION AHEAD? – beyond the transfer of Private Drains and Sewers   It is now nine months since the transfer of private drains

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Infotec win award

The intelligent Trench underground mapping solution has won the inaugural Transformation Through Technology award at the Improvement and Efficiency South

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Floods and Water Bill

  Sewers and lateral drains   The consultation exercise for the – ‘Automatic adoption arrangements for new foul sewers and lateral drains and

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Date for Transfer of Sewers set

  DATE FIXED                     FOR THE TRANSFER OF PRIVATE DRAINS AND SEWERS     We now know that the transfer of private drains and sewers

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Burntwood Environmental

Please note change of address

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NSA reject SBWWI proposal

The Society for British Water and Wastewater Industries (SBWWI) earlier in the year made a proposal to the members that they

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Waterflow wins prestigious awards

Waterflow plc, a long term member of the Association celebrated in style at the recent UKSTT Annual Awards Dinner in

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Private Drains & Sewers - Where are We?

  TRANSFER OF PRIVATE SEWERS – WHERE ARE WE?   The transfer of private drains and sewers is now set for 1st October

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Communication is a MUST

  COMMUNICATION IS A MUST                                 TRANSFER OF PRIVATE DRAINS & SEWERS   The transfer of private drains and sewers is now set for

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DEFRA Consultation

There are still other issues for the Government to resolve in respect of New Build, Building Regulations and SUDS before the

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Update on Transfer

PRESS RELEASE PRIVATE SEWERS FORUM The Private Sewers Forum, established by SBWWI in 2009, and comprising of a wide range of industry

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Open letter from our Chairman

AN OPEN LETTER FROM OUR CHAIRMAN We have had many enquiries regarding the intended transfer of private drains and sewers in

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Transfer of Private Drains and Sewers

This press release from SBWWI demonstrates that the industry is taking this issue very seriously and wishes to see a smooth

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WHAT’S IN THE PIPELINE

 What's In the Pipeline  Please excuse the pun but there is, potentially, much going on in the world of drain and

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TrustMark Accreditation

TrustMark was sponsored by the DTi and launched in January 2006. It was introduced to allow the general public to

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Are you a service provider?

Are you a service provider, manufacturer or a consultant working in the drainage maintenance sector and interested in good working

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