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Key Facts

  • Client: Scottish Water
  • Engineer: Jacobs
  • Conditions of contract: NEC 3 Option A Lump Sum
  • Contract value: £541,821
  • Duration of works: Jan 2013 - May 2013

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Reservoir Working

Gartmorn Reservoir Repairs

Gartmorn Reservoir is situated near Alloa, Kincardineshire and is located within a public park, part of which is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). The overall objective of the project was to improve the scour capacity and enhance the operational control of the reservoir.

The main element of work was the lowering of the existing weir and the construction of a new concrete sluice channel & penstock control structure within the existing overflow spillway channel. Additionally, the concrete channel was framed with gabion mattresses and baskets.

Extensive vegetation clearance and both concrete & masonry repairs were also undertaken together with the installation of a new access bridge over the weir to enable operational access to the new penstock.

Water dams were installed to protect the works from flood waters during construction.

 

News updates

GL return to the Sound of Kerrera

GL making a return visit to the Sound of Kerrera off Oban, to undertake substantial repairs to the breakwater which suffered collision damage following an altercation with a workboat earlier this year.

14th December 2018

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Polmadie Bridge official opening……..

Michael Matheson MSP and Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity covered all his portfolios at the official opening of the new Polmadie Footbridge giving pedestrian and cycle transport access,

18th September 2018

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Our Nation’s Tap Water……

GL are ahead of the curve in their support for Scottish Water’s recently launched campaign to encourage people to use a refillable bottle to ‘top up from the tap’ with over 250 GL-branded reusable water bottles distributed across the sites over the past three weeks.

27th June 2018

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