Minimising water leakage with accurate monitoring

Pedro Barbosa, product owner at bp Launchpad company Fotech, looks at the current issues faced by water utilities and outlines how advanced distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) technology is helping operators to monitor and maintain...

Affordable solutions to the UK’s wastewater pollution crisis

It’s policy making sleight of hand to claim that the cost of preventing spills in UK rivers is more than £1,000 per household per year. What a scary number? What a false argument? There...

Anglian Water marks halfway point in new Lincoln to Grantham pipeline

Anglian Water has reached the halfway point on the first section of new major pipeline route between Lincoln and Ancaster. The pipeline is the inaugural scheme for Anglian Water’s Strategic Pipeline Alliance (SPA), which will...

Time to seize the moment on micropollutants

Lila Thompson, CEO of British Water, examines how water companies can demonstrate they are up to the task of measuring, monitoring and tackling this critical issue. Micropollutants pose a huge challenge for operators in both...

Breaking the CSO cycle

Three steps to increased capacity, without capital expenditure The use of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) has placed water companies in the firing line of regulators and ratepayers. The industry faces intense pressure to scale back...

NI Water invests £15 million on essential sewer work

Over the last six years, NI Water has invested £15 million to improve over 75 miles of sewer network across Northern Ireland. Nine million pounds has been invested on essential sewer improvement work, part of...

Building resilience with sustainable SMART solutions

Pioneering technological innovations, along with collaborative partnerships, are leading the way in the future of water treatment. ATi discusses the most creative approaches that are delivering resilience and sustainability within the water industry to...

Tackling the scourge of ‘forever chemicals’: changing PFAS guidelines in the UK

Water Industry Journal talks to PFAS scientific expert Marcus Chadha about the tough challenges that lie ahead for UK water measurement companies. How many PFAS have been identified globally? Which ones present the most serious...

Cost effective per capita consumption reductions

‘By 2050 the UK water deficit is anticipated to be 4017 mega litres per day’, was the stark announcement at the National Water Framework Consultation launch in January 2022. The plans to upgrade our...

Creating a tide of productivity for the water industry

Water companies are under a tidal wave of pressure to innovate. The already looming challenges of population growth, net zero targets, water scarcity and deteriorating asset health were further compounded by the global pandemic...