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VOL XXVII, NO 110

Aeration Channel Leaks Repaired With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Water / Wastewater (WATR)

 
 

Application:

Wall Problem Areas (WPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Sewage Works, Kent

 
 

Application Date:

2013

 
 

Application Situation:

Leaking joints in sewage aeration channel

 
 

Problem:

The construction and movement joints were leaking raw sewage to ground. Previous repairs were failing and only channeling the sewage in to the drains. The environment agency were threatening the customer with prosecution if the problem wasn't resolved. The lane is critical to the treatment process and could not be out of action for any length of time.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi Build Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

All joints were repaired in accordance with Belzona Know-How System leaflet WPA-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Belzona repairs were carried out over two days and the tank was reinstated 2 days later. The aeration lane was only out of action for 5 days. After a month of being in operation there are still no leaks.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. External view of leaking joints and previous attempts to stop leaks
  2. Internal view of construction joints prior to repair
  3. Repaired Movement joint
  4. Repaired Movement joint and construction joints
 
 
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