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.

FLOWLINE LTD (WJA Member) – Expanding Portfolio

May 30, 2017

Flowline’s highway drainage portfolio expanding with Kier Flowline has been awarded two significant contracts by Kier to deliver highway drainage maintenance and repairs in the counties of Surrey and Northamptonshire. The contracts are for terms of 4 and 3 years respectively. These wins assert Flowline’s continuing expansion in the highway drainage services market. Both contracts …

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WJA 37th AGM, CONFERENCE, GOLF / CLAY SHOOTING DAY & GALA DINNER 2017

May 2, 2017

  This is the Formal Notice and Invitation for Members to attend the WJA 37th Annual General Meeting which will take place prior to the Conference on Friday 19th May 2017 commencing at 9.30am.   The venue this year is the Crown Plaza Resort, Colchester – Five Lakes, Essex CM9 8HX (www.cpcolchester.co.uk) offering exceptional facilities …

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ROBOTIC CONCRETE HYDRODEMOLITION – RGL SERVICES LTD (WJA MEMBER)

March 22, 2017

RGL have been working on the corrosion protection and concrete repairs project at Coronation Arches, Folkestone for several months. Using Ultra High Pressure water jetting via robotic and hand held methods we have removed over 100 cubic metres of concrete. To illustrate the versatility of the equipment being used, and how the challenges of working …

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FLOWLINE LTD (WJA MEMBER) – SECURES CONTRACT WITH KIER

March 13, 2017

Flowline secures contract with Kier to maintain Suffolk’s highway drainage Flowline has been selected by Suffolk Highways, a collaboration between Kier and Suffolk County Council, to maintain the highways drainage systems across the county. The initial contract term is for 18 months although there is scope for it to be extended by up to 5 …

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STONEAGE INC (WJA Member) ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF AQUAPOWER LTD (WJA Member)

March 7, 2017

StoneAge Inc. announces acquisition of AquaPower Ltd, expands capacity to provide world-class water blasting products and technical support to industrial cleaning contractors across the European Economic Area.   “We are committed to providing our growing customer base with fast and accurate access to localised stock, training, repair, and support.” StoneAge, Inc. is pleased to announce that …

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RE-ENDING JETTING HOSES ON HIGH PRESSURE JETTING UNITS – THE LAW!

March 3, 2017

By Alistair Hiscock: Sales Director – Flowplant Group Ltd (A WJA Member Company)   At Flowplant Group, we are always being asked if it is ‘legal’ to cut the fitting off the end of a worn high pressure drain cleaning hose and have a new end swaged back on. The simple answer is that there …

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EXPORT SUCCESS FOR A WJA MEMBER

March 2, 2017

Hughes Pumps Ltd has supplied a specialist high-pressure pumping system to clean gas-Gas heaters and air preheaters at a thermal power generation station in Morocco, North Africa. The cleaning of gas-gas heaters and air preheaters in power stations is a common application within the water jetting industry, as it increases the thermal efficiency of the …

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ZISIMOPOULOS SA (WJA International Member)

February 14, 2017

Hydrodemolition of Concrete Foundations in Gas Turbine Power Plant (Algeria) The project Scope referred to the removal of concrete from the foundations for the mechanical equipment. The Hydrodemolitioon method was chosen as the best option for its technical and financial benefits – the whole project was accomplished successfully and the extracted quantity of concrete removed …

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CALDER LTD – HAMMELMANN OPEN DAYS 2017

February 7, 2017

An Invitation to Demonstrations and Presentations (22nd-23rd March 2017) of a large range of water jetting equipment.                   Calder Ltd (as the UK and Middle East Agents for Hammelmann) are delighted to invite WJA Members et al to the Hammelmann Facility in Oelde, Germany for 2 days of demonstrations …

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WJA GUIDANCE NOTE: 103 (September 2016)

December 13, 2016

                                              Guidance Note: 103 (September 2016) Re-ending of High Pressure Hoses Used in Water Jetting Applications above 350bar W.P    Background:     As Guidance Note: 101 – prior to revision. Latest Guidance: There are several British standards (BS ENS) which relate to high pressure hose assemblies. The 2015 WJA Code of Practice refers to two standards.  …

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