Water and Utilities

Burroughs has extensive experience in the water and utilities sector with our Team delivering a wide variety of both public and private sector projects. We are a Framework Consultant for the Local Water Authority providing design and advisory services through the whole of the industry.  This extends from high-level conceptual analysis and strategic planning to the detailed design of complex drainage and potable water projects.

In addition, Burroughs has significant experience in other utility sectors including Civil / Structural G17 Approver / Appraiser work for the gas industry, the wide area coordination and rationalisation of utilities for brownfield development sites to enable future development and development appraisals.

We have a thorough understanding of the industry design guidance and the confidence to challenge standard scenarios in order to provide bespoke solutions where beneficial to client organisations.

Maerdy Water Main

Maerdy Distribution Zonal Study (DZS) resulted in the detailed design of over 30km of potable water main pipeline replacement up to 450mm diameter within congested streets using a variety of materials and installation techniques.

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DSFRS

Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (DSFRS) identified the need to review and remediate the drainage systems at all of its fire stations in order to comply with current water authority regulations. To tackle this significant task DSFRS appointed Burroughs following open (OJEU) tender, as the consultancy for the project. Burroughs were to provide Design, Project Management, Cost Management and Contract Administration services.

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Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water – Sewage Schemes

Burroughs is a Member of the Capital Maintenance Design Services Framework for Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and has undertaken the design of sewages schemes throughout Wales.

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Dwr Cymru Welsh Water - Potable Water Main Schemes

Burroughs is a Member of the Capital Maintenance Design Services Framework for Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and has undertaken the design of multiple potable water main installation schemes throughout Wales.

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Waste Water Testing and Inspection

Burroughs have been working with South West Water on a number of sewerage and potable water schemes throughout their operational region. Schemes have ranged from a large diameter water main serving a large new residential development within Plymstock Quarry to foul water sewer networks serving proposed developments in Newquay, Swanvale, Camborne and St Eval.

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Southend Airport Stand Drainage

Burroughs have been engaged on behalf of Southend Airport to review their existing drainage infrastructure, installed under a D&B contract, in terms of discharge quality compliance and management of Glycol de-icing fluids. The project comprised the detailed assessment of contributing drained areas, active Glycol operations, system surveying and review of operational procedures. There was a concern regarding the potential of accidental discharge of de-icing contaminated surface water to SSSI rated receiving water courses, that the Client wished to pro-actively address.

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Coleg Gwent, Usk Farm

To ensure Usk Farm is within the standards set within the Regulations, significant upgrading and remediation of the existing surface water and combined sewer drainage network was required. The project was split into two phases, Phase One being the surface water network and Phase Two being the combined sewer network.

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I.R.I.S

The Integration and Recycling of the Island’s Sewage is a scheme to modernise the collection, transfer and treatment of domestic and industrial sewage from all over the Isle of Man. Burroughs acted as both Project Manager and Client Representative for the entire scheme and Designer for substantial elements of the infrastructure.

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Nantgaredig Pumping Station

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) required mechanical and electrical equipment to be replaced at Nantgaredig Raw Water Pumping Station.

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