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3rd Light Media Ltd

3rd Light Media provide technical documentation and design services for water and wastewater projects, both in the UK and internationally.

We provide a range of documentation for projects, helping clients achieve their handover requirements and producing high quality documents which provide the end users with the information they need to operate and maintain the plants.

We are a market leader in driving digital innovative solutions to our clients to ensure documentation is presented in new and dynamic ways, this includes development of web-based O&M manuals which can integrate with client I.T. systems such as SharePoint; Graphical design to enable data and documentation of assets on a site plan or P&ID to be available within just a few clicks of a button. Additionally, we have developed a QR coded asset tagging system and mobile App.

Our services mean we can provide our clients with a single source for all handover documentation requirements. The services we can provide include:

  • Operating and Maintenance Manuals (O&Ms)
  • Site Operating Manual (SOM)
  • Health & Safety Files
  • Asset Data Registration
  • Training Manuals
  • Site Drawings (P&IDs, Process Flows, Site Layouts and Plans, GA’s, Single Line Diagrams and more)
  • AutoCAD Drafting Services

Additionally, we also provide a range of onsite services to further enhance being a one stop provider for all your project handover needs. Some of the onsite services we provide include:

  • Asset Identification Tags (to meet all individual client specifications)
  • Pipe Banding to BS1710
  • Site signage and labelling

We also provide a range of design and pre-construction services, with experience when working with Tier 1 contractors at ECI / Outline Design stages of projects including:

  • Functional Design Specifications
  • Control Philosophies
  • Factory Acceptance & Site Acceptance Tests for Software Testing
  • Commissioning Plans and Sequencing
  • Asset Condition Reports
  • Verification Survey Works (Producing P&IDs, ICA and Electrical Design Proposals)

We work as an integrated team with both contractors and clients to ensure all aspects of project handover are achieved to the highest standard. We are able to do this with our vast knowledge of individual water companies asset standards and specifications. We are also experienced in using portals such as TWEXnet, Asite, Aconex, Business Collaborator and Conject for uploading documents.

Our team comprises of skilled and experienced site and process engineers with a vast knowledge of both water and wastewater treatment systems. Our team of engineers all hold EUSR Water Hygiene and CSCS cards as well as water company specific requirements such as the Thames Water Safety Passport.

We also have an in-house graphic design team providing professionally drawn illustrations and drawings which are used within our documentation, helping to visualise written descriptions and processes.

Our philosophy is to take the burden of producing documentation on projects away from our clients. Being skilled process engineers, we will visit sites to gather information and we work with your supply chain to coordinate the availability of all required documents and drawings, ensuring compliance with the end clients standards. We write all the technical content and detail to the highest standard, supported by expertly drawn diagrams and illustrations.

Some of the water companies we have worked with include:

We work both directly with water companies and Tier 1 and Tier 2 contractors. We work on projects of all sizes, from minor schemes to major £100+ million projects.