Biomethane and digestate essential in ‘Race to Zero’

ByMatt Hale, International Sales & Marketing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers The recent announcement1that the UK’s water industry has joined the UNFCCC’s Race to Zero, as...

WORLD WATER DAY: New report shows public unaware of sewage pollution in rivers and overwhelming support for bathing water status

A  report released on World Water Day shows that more than half of the public is unaware that untreated sewage is regularly discharged into England’s rivers, and...

Maintaining resilient, low carbon UK water infrastructure which is fit for the future

A new world of innovation is being directed by Ofwat and the water industry is embracing the opportunities to find better solutions to the...

What can we learn from the Oldsmar water supply hack?

Following the recent water supply hack in Florida, Phillip Corner, industrial systems cybersecurity expert at Cougar Automation, stresses the need for business decision makers...

Water infrastructure project uncovers Iron Age skeletons in Lincolnshire

Two ancient human skeletons have been found on sites in Lincolnshire being prepared by Anglian Water for new large-scale water pipelines. Both sets of bones,...

Pioneering water projects celebrated by inaugural Lighthouse Awards

Lighthouse Awards launched by the Brave Blue World Foundation Corporations including Nike and Apple recognised for progressive water work Water utilities also among inspiring...

Maintaining resilient, low carbon UK water infrastructure which is fit for the future

A new world of innovation is being directed by Ofwat and the water industry is embracing the opportunities to find better solutions to the...

Innovation in the Pipeline

Leak detection technology heading in a new and exciting direction. Paul Chandler, UK Sales Manager at Gutermann NB-IoT acoustic loggers are set to plug infrastructure, cost and...

The Mag Meter Replacer!

The final determinations of PR19 stipulate that during AMP7 England and Wales water companies Outcome Delivery Incentives shall on average reduce Leakage by 16%...

Electrical Testing of Geomembrane installations

The use of polymer barrier layers for groundwater leachate prevention, and capping has been common since the 1970’s.  Most installations are HDPE-based, although other...

Using leak detection to plug the UK’s future water deficit

As proved in a recent Water UK study, people in the UK are using a lot more water than they realise. The research revealed...

Could core systems be the key to improving water sector complaints management?

Since the Consumer Council for Water (CCW) and Ofwat published a joint report in November on complaints practices within the sector in England and...

How do we improve customer satisfaction in the water sector?

Twice a year, we publish the nation’s barometer of service satisfaction – the UK Customer Satisfaction Index. It is the most in-depth cross-sector measurement...

After a year in which everything has changed and will probably never be the same again, is it not time to think inside the...

The recent massive changes, from home working and education to ‘Zoom’ pub nights, have proven that new innovation can be rapidly introduced when the...

Chemical dosing in tricky locations

Even as the covid-19 pandemic continues to stifle investment, water companies have to meet the more stringent requirements for the removal of phosphorus from...

Improved activated sludge plant performance with OMEX

Improved coagulation, Lower final effluent COD, Lower suspended solids. Industrial wastewater treatment often involves an activated sludge plant as part of the treatment process. However...

Testing in the Tyrol

In the extensive area covered by the ‘AIZ’ Wastewater Management Association, a large number of pumps are constantly at work moving wastewater into the...

Using AI to understudy system experts and optimise plant performance

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are making a large impact in many fields, and the water sector is no different. With operators facing constant...

Southern water resilience projects

For the past two years Southern Water has been conducting a far reaching project aimed at delivering Zero Pollutions by 2040. We aim as...

Wastewater technician training continues despite challenging year

British Water’s wastewater treatment technicians’ training continued successfully through 2020 despite the Covid-19 crisis, with the accreditation receiving Environment Agency praise. Onsite assessment procedures, carried...