Tel +44 (0)1746 769555

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

January 2016

The contract is for 2.2km of maintenance dredging upstream of Northmoor pumping station and has been awarded by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and funded by the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). With a variety of access issues WM Plant Hire has provided more than five long reach excavators during the project with up to 22 metre reach.  The machines have been dredging mainly from the bank with a further machine mobilised onto a floating pontoon to load barges, towed by a tugboat to be offloaded upstream. The works follow on from previous dredging on the Parrett and Tone Rivers in 2014 which was identified as producing the biggest flood reduction risk on the Somerset Levels and Moors.  The works are due for completion in March.

News Archive

  • October 2017 >

    WM return to V&A Museum Dundee Read More
  • September 2017 >

    Back at Severn Valley Railway Read More
  • August 2017 >

    New unique low ground pressure long reach! Read More
  • July 2017 >

    Reaching out...to private clients Read More
  • June 2017 >

    Working locally on specialist excavation Read More
  • May 2017 >

    Reflecting on 33 years of the Thames Barrier Read More
  • April 2017 >

    Exeter highway improvements use longest reach excavator in the UK Read More
  • March 2017 >

    Watercourse maintenance with ATM one of UK's leading landscaping, highway maintenance contractors using log grab Read More
  • February 2017 >

    Big machine working on Thames Tideway Project Read More
  • January 2017 >

    Proud to be part of shortlisted Goole Flood Scheme. Read More
  • December 2016 >

    Working with Caledonia Water Alliance Read More
  • November 2016 >

    Protecting our railways from flooding! Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Latest News

Newsletter

Download current Newsletter