Water Jetting Association News

Water Jetting Applications:

This section of the website aims to show (by using animation) how different applications are undertaken using the latest techniques – as time goes on it will also show methods of operation of individual items which form part of the water jetting process.

This forms part of the WJA’s continuing safety / training / education process.

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HUGHES PUMPS’ ALL NEW HP170 UHP WATER JETTING UNIT TO BE UNVEILED AT THE IFAT SHOW IN MUNICH

May 8, 2018

Hughes Pump’s IFAT Exhibition Booth No: 533 in Hall: B2 in Munich on 14-­18 May 2018               Hughes Pumps’ new HP170 30lpm at 3000bar rated high pressure water jettng unit -­ designed to deliver truly exceptional performance and reliability -­ is set to be unveiled by the UK’s leading high …

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HIGH PRESSURE HYDROBLASTING HOSE FAILURE & LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS

May 4, 2018

HIGH PRESSURE HYDROBLASTING HOSE FAILURE AND LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS (Item Posted on Linkedin – 3rd May 2018) Article by: Rick Pitman  (EHST – Vice President) High Pressure Hydroblast supply hose serves a vital function in any Hydroblasting job regardless of the application. Whether automated or manual tools are used, all personnel levels, from job designers …

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WJA 38th AGM, CONFERENCE, GOLF / CLAY SHOOTING DAY & GALA DINNER 2018

April 17, 2018

TIME IS RUNNING OUT! BOOK NOW   This is the Formal Notice and Invitation for Members to attend the WJA 38th Annual General Meeting which will take place prior to the Conference on Friday 18th May 2018 commencing at 9.30am.   The venue will be the Belton Woods Hotel, Belton, Nr Grantham, Lincs Post Code: NG32 2LN  (www.qhotels.co.uk/our-locations/belton-woods/) offering exceptional …

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ILLEGAL USE OF STANDPIPES

April 9, 2018

Correct operation of standpipes can prevent damage to the water network infrastructure, reducing leaks, bursts and customer interruptions. Accredited calm network operators passes 6,000 mark United Utilities makes Calm Network Training mandatory Ten utilities now accessing online course Benefits include reduced leakage and fewer customer complaints MANCHESTER, UK:     An online training initiative designed …

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WJA MEMBER – RGL SERVICES LTD

March 19, 2018

RGL would like to share our latest case study “Wessex Capacity Improvement Programme: Waterloo International Terminal“. This very successful project has now been completed. We are pleased to share the case study which details the works.Further information on this and other successfully completed projects are available from our website.   Case Study: Precision Concrete Hydrodemolition …

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WJA MEMBER: HUGHES PUMPS LTD UPGRADES PUMP TEST FACILITY – JAN 2018

February 28, 2018

Leading UK manufacturer Hughes Pumps has recently invested a further quarter of a million pounds sterling upgrading the company’s already advanced pump test facility. This investment will add a fourth test rig to the company’s existing high pressure pumping test facilities and will be used to confirm product integrity and manufacturing quality. The new test …

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WJA MEMBER – SENTINA TRAINING & CONSULTANCY OFFERS MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID.

February 12, 2018

What is Mental Health First Aid? Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. MHFA won’t teach you to be a therapist, but just like physical first aid, it will …

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WJA MEMBER – FLOWLINE LTD SECURES MAJOR CONTRACT WITH THAMES WATER.

February 7, 2018

WJA MEMBER – FLOWLINE LTD secures major contract with Thames Water Leading drainage contractor Flowline has been awarded major new contracts by Thames Water to undertake CCTV surveys, tankering, pump station and wet well cleaning services across the region following a successful competitive tendering process. The framework, which has an initial term of three years, …

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CARILLION AFTERMATH: ADVICE FOR SMEs ON MAKING REDUNDANCIES.

January 25, 2018

The collapse of Carillion has sent shock-waves through the Construction Sector with several of the failed company’s sub-contractors already laying off staff. It’s clear that Carillion has gone into liquidation owing vast amounts of money to hundreds of businesses, which are currently receiving support worth £250 million. For many small businesses such losses will inevitably lead …

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WJA CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2017/18 – OFFICE HOURS

December 19, 2017

The WJA Offices will be closed from 12.30hrs (GMT) on Friday 22 December 2017, re-opening on Wednesday 3rd January 2108 at 09.00hrs (GMT).