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Edge Lane to reopen

Following the appearance of a huge hole which closed part of Edge Lane, at the end of June. United Utilities has confirmed the road will be fully back open by 5pm today (Friday, August 11)

Superpipe arrives in Blackpool

A giant 2-mile long outfall pipe arrived off the coast of Blackpool this morning.

This “Rain Day” why not go out and mow the drive?

Wastewater network strategy manager at United Utilities, Tony Griffiths, talks about ways we can all do our bit to help stop our communities from flooding.
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What it took to deliver a supersized outfall pipe

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It was a supersized pipe, which involved some supersized engineering activity to get the pipe in place just off the coast of Blackpool.

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Anchorsholme outfall pipe arrives by sea

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A 2-mile outfall pipe arrived off the coast of Blackpool this morning (9 August 2017) , the longest of its kind in the UK, after a 220 mile journey from Northern Ireland. It will be sunk into the sea floor as part of a major project by United Utilities to improve the quality of bathing waters along the Lancashire coast.

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Stockport pressure problems

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United Utilities engineers are dealing with problems caused by high water pressure in the Stockport area. They aim to repair a faulty piece of equipment overnight on Tuesday night.

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United Utilities immersive customer research

A group of consumers in Manchester have been dipping their toe into an innovative new kind of market research. United Utilities has been giving a selection of its customers an “immersive” experience in a bid to understand the issues that are most important to them. It's all part of the company's stakeholder engagement process for PR19.

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Edge Lane update 24.07.17

Mike Wood from United Utilities explains how work is progressing to repair 15 metres of damaged sewer deep under Edge Lane. The plan is to have Edge Lane back open during week commencing Monday, August 7.

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