Steel Piling Solutions

Outfalls & Pipelines

Assisting with the installation of outfalls and pipelines for over 20 years.


Outfall Specialists

Pipeline and Outfall Construction: Expertise in Tidal Environments 

At Steel Piling Solutions, we bring extensive experience and unparalleled expertise to pipeline and outfall construction projects, particularly in challenging tidal environments. 

Sheet Pile Cofferdams: Taming the Tides 

When it comes to excavation for new or replacement sea outfalls, our team has mastered the art of installing sheet pile cofferdams across sea shore areas within the tidal zone. These cofferdams create a watertight enclosure, enabling safe and efficient excavation activities. Our considerable experience in working within tidal environments allows us to understand the unique challenges and risks posed by these dynamic settings. We implement robust strategies to mitigate any potential disruptions and ensure smooth project execution.

Our expertise extends to the design and installation of launch and reception cofferdams for tunnelling machines and pipe jacking operations. These specialised cofferdams provide the necessary infrastructure to facilitate the installation of pipelines for river crossings, as well as under railways and motorways. Our team meticulously plans and executes every step, considering factors such as ground conditions, structural integrity, and environmental impact. We harness the power of innovative technology and engineering prowess to deliver successful outcomes, meeting the highest industry standards

Construction of cofferdam at sea

Unmatched Solutions, Unparalleled Results

When you choose Steel Piling Solutions for your pipeline and outfall construction needs, you gain a partner dedicated to surpassing expectations. We combine our deep understanding of tidal environments with our commitment to safety, quality, and efficiency. Our seasoned professionals bring forth the knowledge and experience necessary to navigate the complexities of such projects, ensuring seamless operations and optimal results. Whether it’s managing tidal fluctuations, addressing environmental considerations, or tackling intricate logistics, we rise to the challenge and deliver excellence.

Tidal work presents unique challenges and inherent dangers that require careful consideration and expertise to ensure the safety of workers and the success of the project. Some of the key dangers associated with tidal work include:

  1. Tidal Fluctuations: The changing tide brings varying water levels, currents, and waves, which can pose significant risks to personnel and equipment. Sudden changes in water depth and velocity can lead to accidents, entrapment, or loss of control of machinery.

  2. Unstable Ground Conditions: Tidal environments often have unstable and unpredictable ground conditions, including soft sediments, shifting sands, and mud. This can increase the risk of ground collapse, sinking, or equipment becoming stuck, jeopardizing worker safety.

  3. Limited Access and Egress: Tidal work areas can have restricted access and limited windows of opportunity due to fluctuating water levels. Workers must carefully plan their activities to ensure safe entry and exit, considering the timing of tides and potential hazards associated with changing water conditions.

We have over 30 years experience understanding tidal conditions and safety! Trust Steel Piling Solutions to be your steadfast ally in pipeline and outfall construction. Let’s embark on a journey of success together, transforming tidal environments into feats of engineering brilliance. Contact us today to discuss your project requirements and unlock a world of possibilities