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WJA Sets Date for Lifting COVID-19 Training Restrictions

June 3, 2021

Unrestricted water jetting training will be permitted once more from Saturday 31st July 2021, the Water Jetting Association has announced. The decision is based on the government’s roadmap out of COVID-19 lockdown, which is due to see final pandemic restrictions […]

Let’s Raise a Glass to the Young Guns of Denholm MacNamee

May 17, 2021

Whether it is keeping the whisky flowing from Scottish distilleries or oil pumping from North Sea platforms, Denholm MacNamee has decades of experience in industrial cleaning and decontamination. What is perhaps less well known is the Water Jetting Association (WJA) […]

From a Mole to a Koala – The Global Journey of Water Jetting Pioneers

March 26, 2021

It’s not often nowadays that someone can say they have been involved in an industry man and boy. But that’s true of Richard Walton. He is the third generation of a family that has been synonymous with the water jetting […]

Water Jetting is Taking Lewis on a Journey of Discovery

March 24, 2021

Lewis Taylor says water jetting has taken him a long way: 4,461 miles to be exact. But more of that later. He started working for an industrial cleaning company in 2010 at the age of 18. Now aged 29, he […]

New Medical Guidelines Added to Revised WJA Blue Code

March 9, 2021

Far-reaching new medical guidelines for managing injuries are among the important additions to a revised Code of Practice published by the Water Jetting Association (WJA). The WJA, the member organisation for the UK water jetting industry, has revised its Blue […]

Water jetting training moves up a level

Water Jetting Training Moves Up a Level

February 10, 2021

The first competency qualification for water jetting has been launched in a move the Water Jetting Association describes as a game changer. The new Level 2 Water Jetting Technician Certificate is accredited by the Awarding Body for the Built Environment […]

The WJA at 40, Let’s Look Forward

February 10, 2021

Ross McDonald is a man on a mission. He certainly does not hang about. In 2018, aged 26, he became the youngest ever member of the Water Jetting Association’s Ruling Council. He had already been a member of the WJA […]

Water Jetting Association Announces Date for AGM

February 8, 2021

The Water Jetting Association has set a date for its Annual General Meeting. The AGM is to be held at 10am on Friday 21st of May 2021 as an online event. WJA Director David Kennedy said: “The WJA AGM is […]

COVID-19 – Extension of Expiry Date for Jetting Cards

January 21, 2021

Due to the continuing severe challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, WJA has extended the expiry date for all water jetting training certificates and photo ID cards to July 1st 2021. This extends the expiry date, previously set at March […]

Hughes Pumps Acquires Aqua Energy

January 7, 2021

Leading UK manufacturer Hughes Pumps has announced its acquisition of Aqua Energy (UK), a long established, leading Scottish manufacturer and supplier of high and ultra-high pressure water jetting equipment, and robotic cleaning systems, to over 50 countries worldwide. Commenting on […]

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