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PROTECTING YOUR ASSETS
For water service companies, ensuring that wastewater treatment works are fully operational is a key aim and one that can be severely disrupted if vital assets are damaged by debris. Finding that a fine screen or pump has been wrecked by debris from storms or inconsiderately dumped, is one of the worst scenarios.
ACHILLES ACOLADES FOR JACOPA
Wastewater solutions and services provider Jacopa has secured excellent scores in a recent Achilles Verify audit that assessed its management systems and also operations at three locations: the company's West Bromwich and Chippenham sites and the Abbey Mills pumping station.