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Blaxhall Reservoir, East Anglia


  • Client : Langmead  
  • Type :  Reservoir construction  
  • Value : £344,000
  • Completion Date : October 2017


A J Morris were commission to construct a 209,000,000 litre reservoir to provide water for land irrigation. The works involved stripping the topsoil and subsoil. The subsoil was reused to create the outer embankments. The clay seam of blue lias boulder clay was excavated and stockpiled for re use as engineered clay the liner of the reservoir which saved the project £135,000. the sand was removed from below the clay and re used in the outer embankments. The blue lias clay was relayed and compacted to a high technical specification in order to achieve the impermeable clay layer. A J Morris worked closely with the Panel and Reservoir engineer to achieve the technical specification to the satisfaction of the panel engineer and the client.

A J Morris provided a complete service to the client by undertaking all testing required to ensure compliance with the technical specification. The topsoil was then re used as landscaping material to provide a smooth aesthetically pleasing finish to the reservoir. Our works also included the base construction of the access road to the reservoir.

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