Water Supply Companies Water & Sewage Services

We have good relationships with the Water Supply companies in our region: Wessex Water, Sembcorp (Bournemouth Water), South West Water, Southern Water and Bristol Water.

Pipefix are framework contractors for Wessex Water, Trant Construction and Kelda Water Services, providing Repair & Maintenance (R&M) services, Water Network / Utilities Inspectors, minor civils works and capital projects. We have also conducted a sewage valve installation project for Bristol Water recently.

  • R&M Peak Lopping gangs
  • R&M Labour Only supply
  • Mains Laying gangs
  • Mains Laying Labour Only supply
  • Networks Inspectors
  • Minor Civils
  • Capital Projects

Installation

Our gangs can install:

  • Water Mains up to 600mm diameter
  • Concrete chambers
  • PRV’s and RPZ valves
  • Hydrants and wash outs
  • Pump houses and Pump Stations
  • Sewage Mains up to 800mm

Gangs are supplied to the Wessex Water standard.

Working on Potable Water and Waste Water

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in construction pipe laying, duct install and concrete placing
  • First Aid training course (1 day)
  • NRSWA Streetwork Certificate Modules 1 – 7
  • Driving Licence for driving a fit for purpose vehicle (or passed prior to 1997) it is compulsory for the licence to cover towing trailers
  • CAT & Genny cable avoidance tool certified (½ day training course)
  • Dumper truck Certificate
  • Manual Handling course
  • Abrasive wheels certificate
  • Asbestos awareness course
  • Good sound knowledge of H&S practices
  • Good sound knowledge and experience of road safety, and setting up temporary works
  • Good communication skills

Additional/Advantageous Competencies

  • NVQ Service Laying Certificate
  • Confined space training (Class B)
  • CSCS H&S Awareness Certificate

Working on Potable Water and Waste Water

  • Driving Licence for driving a fit for purpose vehicle (Or passed prior to 1997) the licence for towing trailers is desirable but not essential
  • National Hygiene Card
  • CAT & Genny cable avoidance tool certified (½ day training course)
  • Manual Handling course
  • Good sound knowledge of H&S practices
  • Good communication skills
  • Literate
  • Abrasive Wheels certificate
  • Dumper training certificate
  • Ride on Roller certificate
  • Knowledge of temporary works installation
  • Asbestos awareness course
  • Min 2 year experience in construction pipe laying, duct install and concrete placing

Additional/Advantageous Competencies

  • Confined space training (Class B)
  • CSCS H&S Awareness Certificate
  • Liveried to clearly identify Pipefix
  • First Aid kit
  • Digital camera
  • Hazchem stickers
  • Strip beacon light
  • Suitably fitted out to carry all necessary tools, equipment and welfare facilities/packs
  • Sharps box for sharps storage
  • Hand washing facilities
  • Environmental pack including spill nappies
  • Hydraulic Breaker
  • Road Saw
  • 2” and 4” Pump
  • Chapter 8 Barriers
  • Cat & Genny
  • Vibrating Plate
  • Trench rammer
  • Reinstatement materials
  • Selection of standard pipe repair fittings
  • Selection of standard pipe and fittings

Fit for Purpose PEE to include the following

  • Hard Hat
  • Class 3 Hiviz FR Safe  ( Fire Retardant)
  • FR Shirt ( Polo)
  • FR Trousers
  • Overalls
  • Safety Work  Boots with steel Toecap and Midsole
  • Safety Wellington Boots with steel Toecap and Midsole
  •  Safety Goggles & Glasses
  •  Basic Rigger Gloves ( for general construction activities)
  • Basic Waterproof Gloves ( for general construction activities)
  • Water Proof Jacket
  • Waterproof Trousers
  • Face fitting mask

Fit for Purpose Tools

  • Shovel
  • Long handled Brush (Broom) Yard Brush
  • Churn Brush
  • Claw Hammer
  • Lump Hammer
  • Chisels Various sizes
  • Bolster
  • Bucket
  • Plastic Float Small and Large
  • Steel Float
  • Edging float
  • Pointing trowel
  • Gauging Trowel
  • Jemmy Bar
  • MH Lifting Keys Small and Large
  • Hand Saw
  • Hack saw
  • 12 “ File
  • Various Screw drivers
  • Half inch Ratchet
  • 5” extension Bar
  • Sockets 17mm, 19mm , 21mm,24mm,28mm,30mm
  • Combination spanners 17mm, 19mm , 21mm,24mm,28mm,30mm
  •  8” Adjustable spanner
  • 9” Footprint Grips / 10”  Stillsons
  • 5 meter tape
  • Wire brush

Digging Tools

  • Insulated Shovel
  • Insulated Fork
  • Insulated Cable laying shovel
  • Insulated Spade / Bull-Nose
  • Insulated Bar

Repairs & Maintenance

Working on Potable Water and Waste Water

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in construction pipe laying, duct install and concrete placing
  • First Aid training course (1 day)
  • NRSWA Streetwork Certificate Modules 1 – 7
  • Driving Licence for driving a fit for purpose vehicle (or passed prior to 1997) it is compulsory for the licence to cover towing trailers
  • CAT & Genny cable avoidance tool certified (½ day training course)
  • Dumper truck Certificate
  • Manual Handling course
  • Abrasive wheels certificate
  • Asbestos awareness course
  • Good sound knowledge of H&S practices
  • Good sound knowledge and experience of road safety, and setting up temporary works
  • Good communication skills

Additional/Advantageous Competencies
  • NVQ Service Laying Certificate
  • Confined space training (Class B)
  • CSCS H&S Awareness Certificate

Working on Potable Water and Waste Water

  • Driving Licence for driving a fit for purpose vehicle (Or passed prior to 1997) the licence for towing trailers is desirable but not essential
  • National Hygiene Card
  • CAT & Genny cable avoidance tool certified (½ day training course)
  • Manual Handling course
  • Good sound knowledge of H&S practices
  • Good communication skills
  • Literate
  • Abrasive Wheels certificate
  • Dumper training certificate
  • Ride on Roller certificate
  • Knowledge of temporary works installation
  • Asbestos awareness course
  • Min 2 year experience in construction pipe laying, duct install and concrete placing

Additional/Advantageous Competencies
  • Confined space training (Class B)
  • CSCS H&S Awareness Certificate
  • Liveried to clearly identify Pipefix
  • First Aid kit
  • Digital camera
  • Hazchem stickers
  • Strip beacon light
  • Suitably fitted out to carry all necessary tools, equipment and welfare facilities/packs
  • Sharps box for sharps storage
  • Hand washing facilities
  • Environmental pack including spill nappies
  • Hydraulic Breaker
  • Road Saw
  • 2” and 4” Pump
  • Chapter 8 Barriers
  • Cat & Genny
  • Vibrating Plate
  • Trench rammer
  • Reinstatement materials
  • Selection of standard pipe repair fittings
  • Selection of standard pipe and fittings

Fit for Purpose PEE to include the following

  • Hard Hat
  • Class 3 Hiviz FR Safe  (Fire Retardant)
  • FR Shirt ( Polo)
  • FR Trousers
  • Overalls
  • Safety Work  Boots with steel Toecap and Midsole
  • Safety Wellington Boots with steel Toecap and Midsole
  •  Safety Goggles & Glasses
  •  Basic Rigger Gloves ( for general construction activities)
  • Basic Waterproof Gloves (for general construction activities)
  • Water Proof Jacket
  • Waterproof Trousers
  • Face fitting mask

Fit for Purpose Tools

  • Shovel
  • Long handled Brush (Broom) Yard Brush
  • Churn Brush
  • Claw Hammer
  • Lump Hammer
  • Chisels Various sizes
  • Bolster
  • Bucket
  • Plastic Float Small and Large
  • Steel Float
  • Edging float
  • Pointing trowel
  • Gauging Trowel
  • Jemmy Bar
  • MH Lifting Keys Small and Large
  • Hand Saw
  • Hack saw
  • 12 “ File
  • Various Screw drivers
  • Half inch Ratchet
  • 5” extension Bar
  • Sockets 17mm, 19mm , 21mm,24mm,28mm,30mm
  • Combination spanners 17mm, 19mm , 21mm,24mm,28mm,30mm
  •  8” Adjustable spanner
  • 9” Footprint Grips / 10”  Stillsons
  • 5 meter tape
  • Wire brush

Digging Tools

  • Insulated Shovel
  • Insulated Fork
  • Insulated Cable laying shovel
  • Insulated Spade / Bull-Nose
  • Insulated Bar

Repairs & Maintenance

Our Chartered Engineer can provide you with advice on water and sewage systems, including;

  • Storage; reservoir, tank and wet well selection
  • Pipe sizing; mains, drains and sewer laterals
  • Pressure regimes; booster pumps and pumping stations
  • Water and sewage treatment

Our complete service includes design, specification and detailing of systems and includes production of schematics in .pdf or AutoCAD format for you.

Water Supply Companies Case Studies

Not only have your lads completed a very tidy job but they have also organised contributions from the residents and demonstrated really excellent levels of customer service. All in extremely difficult conditions.

Paul Damon
Wessex Water Supply Manager

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