“The screens will improve resilience of the water supply to Lumley WTW, and the improvement on strainer cleaning has taken away a huge operational challenge for us!”

Peter Bell, Northumbrian Water Operations


Northumbrian Water


River Wear Intake - Chester-Le-Street, River Wear, England


Water Extraction


Meeting The Eels (England and Wales) Regulations 2009

Existing inline bowl filters required weekly manual cleaning, causing excessive and costly downtime


Drastically reduced unscheduled downtime spent on cleaning  72-180 hours a six-month period

Increased water intake reliability

Exceeded eel stock regulations while significantly improving aquatic biodiversity and fish protection

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