Whitford Yard – Historical Flooding in Picturesque Fowey

The Whitford Yard area of Fowey in Cornwall had experienced historical, ongoing issues, with repeat flooding affecting a number of properties and businesses.  The root cause of flooding is a longstanding hydraulic incapacity issue.  The existing sewer was failing, unable to cope and needed replacing. The work involved the replacement of 100metres 250mm Ductile Iron...
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Mousehole Harbour – Pollution Prevention Scheme

Mousehole is a small picturesque fishing village located between Penzance and Lands’ End. A section of the gravity sewer located on the foreshore was leaking into the harbour. Dye-testing identified the location of the leak and defects in the pipe that needed replacing. Due to the complex nature of the project, the Glanville Environmental team...
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Gravity defying lining solution wins Glanville’s innovation award

Celebrations were the order of the day as Glanville Environmental scooped yet another prestigious award from South West Water. This followed an announcement that an innovative solution they deployed to overcome a site access problem had been awarded a prestigious ‘Pure Award.’ The Menagwins sewerage catchment was experiencing chronic issues with winter ground water infiltration,...
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Glanville’s work against the tide at Batson Creek, Salcombe

This particularly unusual and challenging scheme required detailed planning, skill and speed to complete. The damage was causing loss of service and external flooding to a nearby property. Following initial investigations, it was confirmed that the pipework was damaged and needed replacing. The project involved replacing a 14-metre length of 6-inch ductile iron pipework that...
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‘Hi-Viz Kids’ learn about working safely

Safety was the key message learned by pupils at a local school in Carbis Bay recently, when a representative from Glanville Environmental (on behalf of South West Water) visited the children to talk about the importance of keeping safe at work. Glanville’s are currently working on a large sewer pipeline project in the Carbis Bay...
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