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Wetlands Project Provides ‘Lung’

Last updated: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

An £8.7m visitor centre to open up access to one of the East End’s ‘open-air lungs’ has been completed at a strategic 500-acre Thames Water site. The Walthamstow Wetlands project allows visitors to enjoy and learn about the Walthamstow Reservoirs’ distinctive built and natural heritage, which is unique in London. Because the area includes water […]

Generators ‘Always Ready’

Last updated: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On-site emergency back-up generators at the UK’s largest water and waste company have been protected with state-of-the-art remote monitoring kits. Thames Water Utilities has asked a leader in CCTV and video analytics to devise a temporary light-touch remote monitoring solution to protect its ‘Always Ready Hubs’ in portable cabins at strategic sites. EyeLynx Limited, part […]

SharpView Secures London Water Supply

Last updated: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The integrity of the fresh water supply to London has been stepped up with an array of cameras, high security fencing, vibration sensors and razor wire. The risk to the water supply forced the UK’s largest water and waste company to further enhance the security along one side of the perimeter of reservoirs in south […]

Zaun flushes out ‘super sewer’ security work

Last updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The official opening of London’s new multi-million pound ‘super sewer’ has triggered the installation of high security perimeter protection for its main access points. Former Mayor of London Boris Johnson opened Thames Water‘s extension to the Lee Tunnel by flushing a toilet in an underground ceremony, declaring the £678 million project ‘an amazing achievement for […]

Site secured in anglers’ haven

Last updated: Wednesday, June 8, 2016

An operational Thames Water site that sits among East London’s anglers has had its security upgraded with no downtime. The two compounds at Walthamstow Reservoir have been fitted with security fencing from Thames Water perimeter protection partner Zaun. Zaun has supplied its most intruder-resistant product around the main compound. ArmaWeave’s unique properties add substantial resistance […]