Beckton Sewage Treatment Works

Beckton Sewage Treatment Works

Client: Fugro

Main Contractor: Thames Water

Duration: December 2016 - January 2017

Beckton Sewage Treatment Works is an operational Thames Water sewage treatment works and is the largest sewage treatment works in Europe. Fugro were commissioned by Thames Water to install a number of rod extensometers above the recently constructed Lee Tunnel to monitor settlement within the ground.

R L Geotechnical Ltd., upon the recommendation of Geosense, were employed by Fugro to provide training on the installation and subsequent reading of the rod extensometers. Due to a change in the design, modifications to the extensometers were required on site. 


Links: Fugro, Thames Water, Rod Extensometers, Tunnelling, Sewers