C411 - WwTW's at Mickle Trafford & Thornton Hough

United Utilities

Transfer of flows from two Wastewater Treatment Works to be abandoned to Ellesmere Port WwTW


horizontal directional drilling

Tendered D&C project under United Utilities AMP3 Programme. Construction of a Transfer Pumping Station in 4m ID Caisson Shafts at both Mickle Trafford and Thornton Hough, together with RC Overflow / CSO Structures. Partial demolition of the existing WwTW's.

Construction of 8km of transfer Rising Mains at 180 & 200mm OD through agricultural fields and along small local roads. 5.6km of which constructed by Horizontal Directional Drilling as an alternative to open-cut to minimise disruption, reinstatement and environmental disturbance.

Rising Main crossings of both the M56 & M53 Motorways involving the construction of 1200mm ID Pipejacked sleeves (91 & 113m) by Iseki Unclemole pressurised slurry system, plus associated shafts.

Study Project Date  
C673 - Blackburn Town Centre UID's 01/11/2012
C312 - Flood Alleviation Scheme at River Lavant, Chichester. 01/03/2010
C507 - Pumping Station & UID at New Brighton, Wirral 01/11/2007
C411 - WwTW's at Mickle Trafford & Thornton Hough 01/03/2005

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