Client: Farrans

Value: £2.1M

Scope: Provide all plant and labour necessary to carry out the onsite welding of both the inside and outside of a 37km stretch of 1200mm dia pipe

Design, manufacture and supply of various pumping stations structural steel and access metalwork across the route The entire Abberton Scheme is the largest water infrastructure project in the UK in 2011/12. The scheme, which was delivered by Northumbrian Water Limited in conjunction with the Environment Agency, involved supplementing the existing transfer of water from East Cambridgeshire to Essex by 120 Mega Litres per day. Theproject will increase the storage capacity of the reservoir from 26,000 to 40,000 Mega Litres and will secure water supply to the greater Essex and East London areas for the next 50 years