Pumps Sector – Tunneling

Sykes Pumps aid culvert repair in Lincolnshire

Following heavy rainfall in the north of England, a client contacted us seeking an emergency pump solution to facilitate the repair of a drainage tunnel that kept collapsing. Large volumes of storm water caused by torrential downpours were, therefore, unable to escape, meaning urgent action was required on our part.

The customer had outsourced a renewal development to an external company, but in order for them to be in a position to mend the damaged culvert, pumping equipment was needed on site. A nearby housing estate meant that any hire package would need to feature units capable of operating quietly, which is why we proposed the use of three Super Wispaset 200mm pumps.

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