Sewers

In line with our practice of developing specialist teams, GMC Utilities Group has established a highly skilled sewer maintenance unit trained in confined space operations. Combining the latest technology and innovation with established and proven methods, we provide a cost-effective and efficient service to a wide range of clients in the water sector and local authorities. A strong focus on training, health and safety and quality helps maintain standards and ensures that the Group meets the increasingly exacting requirements of our clients’ internal standards and compliance legislation.

The Group maintains a policy of investing in new plant and technology. By using the latest recycling technology GMC Utilities Group is able to clean a variety of waste water systems and vessels in an environmentally friendly manner by reducing water usage, minimising waste generation and reducing facility downtime.

Services provided include:

  • Cleaning of both non-man and man entry drains and sewers
  • CCTV Surveying of drains and sewers
  • Installation on new connections to drains and sewers
  • Dimensional /Conditional Surveys of drains and sewers
  • Replacement of existing sewers using GRP Lining
  • Replacement of existing sewers using ‘Cured In Place’ Techniques
  • Provision of Emergency Response

GMC Utilities group continues to carry out work for Dublin City Council and other Local Authorities. Projects carried out to date include:

  • 2000/2002 – Replace of 2km of existing sewers both non-man and man entry along the swept path of the Luas lines utilising both GRP Lining and ‘Cured In Place’ Techniques for RPA/DCC
  • 2007 – Cleaning , Dimensional/Conditional Survey, Localised repairs and construction of Access Pits to R&P Sewer as part of Lansdowne Rd Aviva Stadium development for DCC
  • 2007 – Renewal of 250m of 1mx0.6m masonry brick sewer along Nth Circular Rd with 0.85mx0.53m GRP liners
  • 2008 – Rehabilitation of large masonry sewer with 150m of 1.5mx0.7 GRP liners
  • 2010/2011 – Emergency Repairs to and subsequent replacement of existing 1mx0.6m masonry sewer in Berkeley Road with 085×0.53 GRP liners including replacement of connections and grouting of sewer annulus
  • 2012 – Cleaning, Dimensional/Conditional Survey , localised repairs to 1.5mx1.0m masonry sewer under tidal conditions at Cardiff Lane for DCC
  • 2012 – Emergency Response to collapsed sewer in Grangegorman and subsequent replacement of sewer with 0 85mx0.55m GRP liners for DCC
  • 2013 – Remove build up of silt and survey section of sewer with CCTV. Supply and insert GRP liners into defective section of sewer and grout same Balfe Street for DCC
  • 2013 – Reline section of existing sewers with egg shaped liner 1740 mm x 840mm Renovation of existing sewer with GRP Type 11 Segment Liners Hawkins Street for Grahams
  • 2014 – Undertake the cleaning of the existing sewer by vactor and power jetting using existing manholes for access in advance of the pre-dimensional survey works Marlborough Place for RPA