Improving treatment processes through desludging settlement lagoons

Desludging settlement lagoons

Our client

Our client is the Coal Authority.

The location is a mine water treatment scheme in South Yorkshire.

The two settlement lagoons – with an 11,000m3 capacity – form part of the mine water treatment process.

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Mine life. From making a mess to clearing it up

Andy Craggs, Dave Hepple, Sean Box, and Alastair Pentland have one special thing in common. They – or their family members – worked down the coal mines in the north of England.

Back in the day, coal mining may have had some negative effects on the environment. Yet many of the people who worked in the coal mining industry are now in jobs doing innovative things to negate those impacts.  

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Tony’s tours at Dawdon mine water treatment plant

Tony Keeney is a water maintenance technician. He works for Oren Environmental, which is part of Severn Trent Services. On behalf of the Coal Authority, he manages the day-to-day operations at Dawdon mine water treatment plant in County Durham. A job he’s done for longer than 14 years.

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