ABERGELE RHYL LARGE DIAMETER MAINS CLEANING AND RENEWAL PROGRAMME
23rd March 2021
KEY ASPECTS OF DELIVERY
Morrison Water Services was engaged as Principal Contractor for the full project which included the feasibility site investigation and construction activities. Morrison Water Services was also engaged to carry out the detailed design of the mains cleansing as well as the 450mm GRP trunk main renewal. These activities included liaison with Natural Resources Wales for several river consents, CADW for works within the Scheduled Ancient Monument and unexploded ordnance within the World War II bombing site. These activities also included several archaeological, unexploded ordnance and trunk main gas watching briefs.
Morrison Water Services carried out all collaborative planning activities and design review meetings to ensure all stakeholder were engaged to deliver the project outcomes. Morrison Water Services also completed all highway noticing and agreement of major works notices with the local authority. Several sections of the works also required co-ordination with Wales & West Utilities for a gas main renewal project, as well as the local authority for a highways resurfacing programme.
Morrison Water Services completed all Construction Phase Health & Safety Plans and worked with stakeholders to agree the risk assessment and method statements for high risk activities. This included high risk activities under trunk gas mains, river crossings, areas with unexploded ordinances and areas of work with archaeological interest. Morrison Water Services also worked closely with the local operation teams to ensure the connections were carried out under pressure where possible to avoid any CML impact. Morrison Water Services worked closely with the client’s NEC Supervisors to ensure that the required quality and safety inspections were carried out.
KEY CLIENT BENEFITS
- Full project management - from design and construction to support customer activity and site close out
- Liaison with wide range of stakeholders to ensurworks were completed safely and did not impact on the historical site
- Completed all highway noticing and agreement of major work notices with the local authorities
- Full scope of knowledge allowed for working within a multi-utility site
- Use of innovative technologies to support the project and keep CML impact to a minimum
- Worked in collaboration with clients’ communication team to support community events
- Received 30 compliments throughout the project