UK economy saved over £500,000 with Hytrans super pump used to dewater flooded A1

Super pump saves economy estimated £500,000 Highways England used a new Hytrans hydraulic high volume water pump to clear the M1 motorway of floodwater at Catterick on October 7th. It enabled the road to be re-opened in both directions after 10 hours instead of the 2 days it took to clear water on the northbound section of road after flooding in 2012. The mobile pump is located at Bradbury but can be deployed throughout the UK on motorways and A Roads. It can be set up in less than an hour and can pump super quickly at 50,000 litres a minute– that is equivalent to a typical backyard swimming pool in approximately 3 minutes! At Catterick Highways England estimated that they pumped 2.5 … [Read more...]

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