Affinity Water helps restore river wildlife
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Affinity Water helps restore river wildlife

Affinity Water has been working with the Wild Trout Trust and the Environment Agency to help deliver training days on river restoration. For the fifth year in a…

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Yorkshire Water reduces borrowing
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Yorkshire Water reduces borrowing

Yorkshire Water has announced that it will reduce borrowing and simplify its finances as part of a long term drive to enhance services customers. The company’s gearing, which…

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Water industry collaboration for electric van trial
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Water industry collaboration for electric van trial

Highways England are currently funding an electric van trial across the UK: they have highlighted specific geographical areas of interest to assess the potential positive environmental impact of…

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Breakthrough in tunnelling project
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Breakthrough in tunnelling project

A major project in mid-Wales reached a major landmark. Severn Trent teams working on a second bypass tunnel on the Elan Valley Aqueduct broke through at Nantmel. The…

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Flood protection scheme opens
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Flood protection scheme opens

A £50 million flood alleviation scheme has opened in Leeds, using moveable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK. Led by Leeds City…

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Just a small piece of paper can make water consumption safer
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Just a small piece of paper can make water consumption safer

A revolutionary microbial-based paper sensor has been developed by researchers at the University of Bath, creating a cheap, sustainable and recyclable device for detecting toxic compounds in water.…

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Is customer satisfaction enough?
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Is customer satisfaction enough?

It’s never been more important to consider the customer when planning future strategy. Over the last 10 years, every sector has increased its focus on customers, demonstrated by…

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Water supply interruption; incident management
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Water supply interruption; incident management

Whilst the UK water infrastructure is among the very best in the world, supply interruptions are inevitable. Effective incident management and business continuity strategies are essential in order…

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£7 million NI Water Renewable Energy Scheme gets underway in Antrim
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£7 million NI Water Renewable Energy Scheme gets underway in Antrim

NI Water has commenced work on developing a solar farm to supply electricity to its Dunore Water Treatment works in South Antrim. The £7 million project will involve…

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New Water Framework Directive guidance  – keeping our estuaries healthy
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New Water Framework Directive guidance – keeping our estuaries healthy

Water is a significant and undervalued resource. It is important for many reasons including human health, farming and food, healthy wildlife and habitats, bathing, fishing and other leisure…

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