Enviromental services firm acquires wastewater management specialist

Environmental services  firm Adler and Allan has acquired Colne sewer and wastewater network monitoring and management specialist Detectronic, to further enhance its wastewater telemetry and monitoring capability.

Detectronic is an environmental and engineering company with a proven track record of helping customers prevent flooding and reduce pollution. Detectronic design and manufacture a range of flow and level monitors for wastewater monitoring including the LIDoTT range of sewer level monitoring devices. LIDoTT is specifically designed for widespread deployment across entire networks and provides utility companies with an early warning system for pollution events.

Neil Butler, managing director of Detectronic, said, “We are delighted to be joining the Adler and Allan Group. The services Adler and Allan offer, combined with its established position in the utilities market, allows us to extend our expert monitoring and management solutions to more companies.”

This acquisition positions Harrogate-based Adler and Allan as a turnkey strategic partner to the utilities sector with services from initial investment planning consultancy, through asset maintenance, environmental monitoring, and emergency pollution response.

Henrik Pedersen, chief executive Officer of Adler and Allan, said, “This is our fourth acquisition in the utilities sector, and sixth overall in the last 18 months. It is a further step in the Group’s ambitious growth plans to support customers with a broader set of environmental challenges including trade effluent, wastewater management and the hugely divisive and the high-profile topic of CSOs. With this latest acquisition, we are cementing our position as a strategic partner to the water industry to manage and monitor their assets through the full lifecycle.”

This acquisition follows the announcement that consultative asset management, engineering, and commercial services company Aqua Consultants joined the Adler and Allan Group in February 2023.