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Compelling Reasons for Land Drainage Investment

Every few years, a season and set of events comes along that provides some added weight to justifying Land Drainage investment.  2020 has definitely been that season. From floods to droughts, Brexit, Covid 19, crop market volatility along with a host of difficult agronomic reasons; the payback on drainage investment has been rapid over the

Farm Drainage critical after wet winter

The record breaking wet winter time of 2020 left many farms with saturated land.  Many autumn crops never made it into the soils and equally troubling was that a lot of late harvested root crops struggled to be gathered in.  Farm machinery couldn’t get near many fields and countless stories emerged of bogged equipment as

Investing for the future

2020 has seen our business take delivery of a number of new excavators to assist with future projects we are involved in.  The specialised nature of earthworks and water management that our teams typically undertake has meant that we had a specialist set of requirements to satisfy when selecting these machines.  Integrated GPS was considered

Reservoir Build nears completion

This springtime has seen our teams making the most of improved ground conditions following the intensely wet winter!  Earthworks projects had been put on hold through the winter time on account of the saturated soils but the spring sunshine has allowed for these projects to resume again. This reservoir build in Suffolk for Geoffrey Mayhew

New Utility/Civils Brochure

Take a look at our latest brochure which covers the work we do to provide remedial drainage services to the civils sector for cross-country cabling routes, cross county pipelines and renewable energy projects – including solar and windfarm infrastructure. Available to download WM Morfoot Civils brochure web    

Scorching summer bringing early harvest

Summer 2018 has been one that will be long remembered.  At the time of writing, East Anglia has had 50 days without any rain at all and this week has seen the mercury tip well over 30 degrees on consecutive days.  The drought this summer has stressed crops very badly and many of our customers