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Guernsey Water creates sustainable drainage system at Vauvert Primary School

May 19th, 2017 by Guernsey Water

Guernsey Water, in partnership with Education Services and Vauvert Primary School in St Peter Port, has installed a sustainable drainage system (SuDS) at the school, which has reduced the quantity and the speed of the flow of surface water into the foul water network. An alley behind the Vauvert Primary School building has been modified and […]

Clear Guernsey watercourses of vegetation and silt by 15 June to reduce flooding risk

May 17th, 2017 by Guernsey Water

Guernsey Water reminds islanders who have streams, douits, and other watercourses on their land to ensure that they are cleared of vegetation and silt by 15 June 2017. This vital maintenance of waterways is undertaken annually to ensure the unrestricted flow of water into the island’s catchments and minimise the risk of flooding. All streams are […]

Guernsey wastewater network extension programme to be dependent on availability of funds

September 18th, 2015 by Guernsey Water

Guernsey Water is committed to its Network Extension Programme (NEP) to connect Guernsey properties to the public sewer. However, as our policy letter states, the current delivery target of 95% public sewer property connection by 2020 is no longer appropriate. It has always been Guernsey Water’s position that demands on resources need to be allocated […]

Final phase of the Belle Greve Wastewater programme underway

May 1st, 2015 by Guernsey Water

As part of the final phase of Guernsey Water’s upgrade of the island’s wastewater facilities, over two and a half miles of pipe in nine sections are making their journey from Norway, Pipelife Norway AS manufactured the purpose-built, high density polyethylene pipes in Stathelle on a fjord, where the pipes are stored temporarily in preparation […]

Road closures due to wastewater project in Route de Longfrie area

September 4th, 2014 by Guernsey Water

Guernsey Water advises island residents that the next phase of its wastewater network extension programme will begin in the Route du Longfrie area of St Pierre du Bois from 29 September 2014. The project to extend the main sewer will incorporate a number of roads in the area, and will take approximately 10 months to […]

Sous Les Courtils, Vazon to close from 7 to 11 April for sewer repair

April 4th, 2014 by Guernsey Water

Guernsey Water will be closing Sous Les Courtils, Vazon from 7 to 11 April 2014 in order to carry out repairs to a surface water sewer. The utility has been carrying out investigations into the sewerage system in this area after the heavy rainfall and high tides of January and February 2014 led to some […]

Wastewater extension to close St Andrew’s Road from 4 February to 17 March 2014

January 28th, 2014 by Guernsey Water

Guernsey Water is advising islanders that part of the current phase of its wastewater network extension programme will involve closing St Andrew’s Road from 4 February to 17 March 2014. The road will close from Les Poidevins junction to Rue de la Boullerie junction, and the diversion route will utilise Les Poidevins and L’Ecluse. The […]

Guernsey Water’s Le Truchot work closes one Weighbridge roundabout lane until 26 January 2014

January 15th, 2014 by Guernsey Water

Guernsey Water‘s wastewater flooding alleviation project at Le Truchot commenced on Tuesday 14 January 2014. The project incorporates traffic management arrangements and the relocation of the taxi rank. The traffic management arrangements will consist of limiting the Weighbridge Roundabout to a single traffic lane while work on the roundabout and carriageways is undertaken. Despite this […]

Rohais emergency closure from 6 pm on 27 December for a few hours

December 27th, 2013 by Guernsey Water

Guernsey Water is closing the Rohais on the evening of 27 December 2013 from 6 pm due to a sewer blockage near the junction with Courtil St Jacques. The work, which is expected to take no more than a few hours, will involve the jetting of the sewer in order to clear it out and […]

Weighbridge taxi rank temporary move to North Beach car park at end of January 2014

December 21st, 2013 by Guernsey Water

Guernsey Water‘s forthcoming project at Le Truchot to alleviate surface water flooding will incorporate 18-hour daily working and the repositioning of the taxi rank. Starting from 14 January 2014, contractors Geomarine will work from 6 am until midnight each day for the first two weeks of the project in order to get the work on […]