WGM Water Treatment Works Success

WGM Engineering has completed critical DI meter work at Dhu Loch Water Treatment Works located on the Isle of Bute, Scotland, on behalf of our client Scottish Water. Meeting the needs of our customers is a priority and therefore it was crucial we maintained the water flows to the island during the refurbishment works as this eliminates the prospect of any disruption.

The overall aim of the project was to replace the outdated flow meter and valve arrangement whilst fully maintaining the supply of potable water to over 2000 properties on the island.

The projects’ success was underpinned by meticulous planning and programming such as; bypass pipework arrangements to maintain potable water delivery to the public, contingency plans during under pressure high-risk activities, transportation of plant, people and equipment.

The work conducted included:
– Excavations using an 8-tonne machine
– Exposing the 12” outlet water main
– Construction and tie in work for the bypass pipework arrangement
– Under pressure drilling on 12” main
– Testing and sampling bypass pipework
– Replacement of the pipework and the flow meter
– Electrical elements were connected and the site was commissioned

Thus, highlights our Total Service by triumphantly incorporating our Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering disciplines within one project.”

The contingency plan included:
Standby pipework & Emergency fittings
Stand-by artic tankers & standby crews
DOMS network control approval

WGM Engineering achieve Gold!

WGM Engineering Ltd has achieved a Gold in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. The prestigious award is in recognition of WGM’s safe practices and achievements in helping its staff and contractors to get home safely at the end of the working day.

The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

The majority of awards are non-competitive and mark achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Gold medals, president’s awards, orders of distinction and the Patron’s Award are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years.

Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education.

There are specialist awards for health at work, environmental management and fleet safety, and excellence trophies for the best international, new entry, workforce involvement and organisation operating or based in Scotland. RoSPA’s top accolade is the Sir George Earle Trophy.

Headline sponsor of the RoSPA Awards 2019 is NEBOSH – the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health – for the 14th consecutive year.

We presented with the award during a ceremony at DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central on Thursday, September 12, 2019.