WJ Groundwater

UAE Update: Overpumping in Downtown Dubai

WJ Groundwater is currently undertaking a large-scale sewage-overpumping project to facilitate the upgrading of existing substructures in Downtown Dubai. The excavations are taking place close to the famous Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

Qatar Update: New Year, New Office

The beginning of a new era has been ushered in at the Doha headquarters in Qatar. WJ Groundwater Qatar has finally bid farewell to 2016, the Fereej Kulaib office and moved to new premises in Fereej Bin Omran. The move was finalised on the last day of February (2017). The project was led and chiefly

Team Frankie’s, Making The Highways Busy

Paul Turner, Overseas Director based at WJ Groundwater’s base in Dubai reports on Team Frankie’s recent activity. Team Frankie’s recently had a very busy period. We had a busy weekend of racing which saw the team compete in the Liwa Challenge and EKRCC TTT in the space of a fortnight!

Qatar Update: 2016 Review

Projects and new tech “2016 has been packed with important projects and events at WJ Groundwater’s Qatar base,” reported Overseas Director, Paul Turner. Over the last six months projects have included: VVIP Villa at the Pearl Qatar As the name implies, The Villa was for a ‘Very Very Important Person’ in Doha. The sub contract

Qatar Update: Work hard, play hard!

Magnum-11 Recently, our Qatar base put together a cricket team called Magnum-11 consisting of the finest, most committed and enthusiastic sports fans from WJ Groundwater’s management and site teams. Led by Govindaswamy Shankar they are now a fixture on the local Doha league tables and have proved to be a force to be reckoned with

UAE Update: Overpumping at Burj Khalifa

WJ Groundwater is happy to announce that it is currently operating a sewage over pumping system in down town Dubai close to Burj Khalifa.  The project is an important part of a series of upgrades for Emaar Properties EJS. WJ Groundwater provided Dutco Balfour Beatty LLC with two brand new diesel sewage pumps. Combined they

Dubai team embarks on leadership course

Several senior members of WJ Groundwater’s staff complement took part in an ‘effective leadership training course’.  The sessions took place at the ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) in Dubai and proved to be a rewarding, worthwhile and fun experience.

Qatar News: Introducing our Cricket Team!

Named after one of the best sump pumps money can buy, WJ Groundwater’s Qatar office has assembled a crack squad of cricket players consisting of management and site staff. “It’s a great opportunity for staff to have fun, and we’ve invited all staff members to participate regardless of skill ability because it’s the social aspects

Dr Toby Roberts, keynote at DFIMEC 2016

WJ Groundwater’s Chairman Dr Toby Roberts is a keynote speaker at the DFI Middle East Conference 2016 (Deep Foundations Institute) at the American University, Dubai on 11-12 May. The bi-annual event provides a great opportunity for dewatering experts, geotechnical engineers and industry academics to network, and fact share. There is also a series of talks