Pumping Station
Case Studies

CLIENT: Northumbrian Water Group

DATE: December 2015 – Jan 2016

PROJECT: Flood Alleviation Site Situated in Houghton-Le-Spring

SCOPE OF WORK: Works consisted of installing a Flood Alleviation pumping station in Houghton-Le-Spring. Retroflo were contracted to supply, install and commission the Mechanical and Electrical works of the site. This included the supply of the Motor Control Center (MCC), Instrumentation, interconnecting cable and associated junction boxes, containment items and earthing installation. Kiosks to house the MCC and REC equipment were also installed.

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CLIENT: Persimmon Homes

DATE: September 2014 – March 2015

PROJECT: Persimmon Homes housing development at Ingleby Barwick

SCOPE OF WORK: Retroflo’s experienced engineering team were employed to carry out the detailed M&E and civil design of the foul pumping station required at the new development in Ingleby Barwick.

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The works consisted of constructing an underground structure to house a packaged pumping station, complete with a sump and all associated pipework, isolation and non-return valves. Installation of the Kiosk onto an existing plinth supplied by others complete with ducts to the new underground structure.

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Works consisted of replacing the existing Motor Control Center (MCC), which was beyond its asset date and non-compliant, with a new, fully compliant MCC. Works also included installation of new actuated penstocks and new instrumentation to control the flow from a new 6000m³ storage tank at Guisborough work.

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