Going underground

Matthew Izzard (Chairman, UKSTT) Although some techniques, such as pipe jacking, have been around for many years, trenchless (or No Dig) technologies really started to...

Working to achieve water security for all

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is pioneering an ambitious new approach to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges through a £200M investment...

PermaNET+: Changing the economics of leak detection

Clean drinking water is the world’s most precious resource and it is becoming increasingly scarce.  Factors such as population growth, climate change and aging...

Reducing leaks: the rise of leak detection technology in water pipes

The street washed out with water. Parked cars sitting partly submerged. Ground floor flats flooded. This was the scene in a south London street...

Geospatial AI – fresh insights into water network failures

How satellite data and artificial intelligence are revolutionising water network management Leaking pipes are both a financial and environmental concern for water network operators worldwide....

Space technololgy beamed down to earth

Researchers analyzing RADAR signals gathered over three years from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express spacecraft discovered a large lake of salty water buried...

Sustained innovation to deliver leakage reduction

Leakage. A subject that is important to us and our customers. At SES Water we take great pride in our detection methods, practices and...

The power of poo

Northumbrian Water is the only wastewater company in the UK to use 100% of its sewage sludge (the left over material at the end...

United Utilities rolls out Systems Thinking approach to wastewater network management

If the water and wastewater industry is to improve resilience and meet the expectations of customers and regulators, the traditional reactive approach to operational...

Solutions for the Wastewater Treatment Industry

Anaerobic digestion is one of the principal methods used by the water industry to treat primary sewage sludge. It is a preferred process in...

Erskine waste water treatment works goes green

Green energy is helping to power Scottish Water’s waste water treatment facility in Erskine. A £500,000 investment made by the utility’s commercial subsidiary Scottish Water...

United Utilities installs revolutionary wastewater treatment technology

United Utilities is installing revolutionary wastewater treatment technology from Holland in four of its treatment plants in North West England over the next five...

Winter home for migrating birds protected by environmentally sensitive solution delivered by Selwood pumping experts

Selwood’s pumping solutions specialists rose to an environmental challenge when they were tasked with installing more than 2km of pipework at a protected site...

Alternative coagulants: swapping metals for plant-based alternatives

Becci Bragg, from the Science and Optimisation team at South West Water, demonstrates how using more environmentally friendly plant-based alternatives to metal ion coagulants...

Big data supporting future catchment management planning

This spring and summer has seen extremes of weather persisting across much of the UK, with torrential rain followed by prolonged dry periods and...

The journey to professional qualifications

Obtaining a professional registration (Chartered, Incorporated or Technician) used to be seen as an absolute requirement to work in the water sector. However in...

Micronics Doppler Flow Meter used in service centres of world’s leading pump manufacturer

Sulzer one of the world’s leading manufacturers of custom engineered high-energy pumps for the oil and gas, water and hydrocarbon processing industries and power...

Sometimes, you have to be in it to win it

If your process involves the manufacture or processing of liquids and you need to know the level of that liquid through your plant, then...

Flow measurement “Do It Once – Do it right” – SIRIS Environmental Limited

The MCERTS self-monitoring of flow scheme was introduced by the Environment Agency to govern the regulation of treated flows being discharged back into the...

RADAR or Ultrasonic? The choice really is yours now

The battle of the non-contacting measurement methods has ‘raged’, at least for those inside the industry, for more than a decade. Only now, though,...
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