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By admin | Published: December 10, 2011

Case Study -DRD NI Water Service Southern Reservoirs

Project Details

  • Client: DRD Water Service NI
  • Main Contractor: Larsen Contracts Ltd
  • Application: Copon DWI Approved Coatings, Concrete repair
  • Market: Civil, Utilities

Larsen successfully tendered for the rehabilitation of eight, existing underground service reservoirs across the Southern Region (Tyrone, Armagh, Down) which involved the provision of watertight, potable water structures. The objective of the refurbishment works were to extend the life of the structures by fifteen years to first maintenance through concrete repair and the application of protective coatings. Repair and coating works were carried out with DWI approved materials for all internal works.

Working concurrently on various reservoirs involved:
  • Survey and investigative works to the existing structure;
  • Structure testing;
  • Cut out and reinstate defective areas including treatment of reinforcement;
  • Application of fairing coat to surfaces;
  • Joint sealing to all construction and expansion joints;