Work begin on £1 million project to upgrade sewer in Berwick

Work on a £1million sewer upgrade scheme to protect the environment has started in Berwick.

By Ian Smith
Monday, 21st June 2021, 2:00 pm
The entrance to the Berwick works site at Castle Hills.
The entrance to the Berwick works site at Castle Hills.

Northumbrian Water is carrying out the work in the Castle Hills Farm area in order to future-proof the sewer networks for local residents.

Work started last week and as part of the investment scheme, which is expected to take seven months to complete, a brand-new pumping station will be constructe at the junction of the access road to Castle Hills House.

A new pipe will also be installed, which will go from the grazing field near the cottages and connect into the existing public sewer on Castle Terrace.

A temporary construction compound will be established in the field between Lillybrooke and Castle Terrace.

The work will be carried out by Northumbrian Water’s construction partners at Esh-Stantec.

Ian Davison, project manager, said: “This is a very important project and will make sure that the sewers in the area are future-proofed for our customers.”

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