Is AI in smart water a misconception?

The world of IoT and digitalisation has fast become a reality for the water sector, with much excitement and hype surrounding the possibilities this brings. However, it has also created some misconceptions surrounding AI...

Avoid Brexit border delays to keep your sewage AD plant running smoothly

Operators of sewage AD plants know just how important the smooth running of their combined heat and power (CHP) engine is to the overall success of their business. Having access to critical CHP spares is...

Chemical dosing systems: repair or replace?

Is it time to scrap your malfunctioning or broken-down chemical dosing system, or should you carry on repairing it? In fact, there are more options than just those two, and with proper maintenance you...

Elektra – the remote pump-management solution for water-treatment applications

Operators working in modern water and wastewater treatment sites face the dual challenges of processing water to the appropriate local or national standards while simultaneously working to budget and minimizing environmental impact. This means that,...

Bradford-on-Avon STW – Ferric Chloride Chemical Dosing Case Study

Background In west Wiltshire, close to the border with Somerset, the town of Bradford on Avon until 1876 was served in the form of sewers that ran from various locations directly into the River Avon....

The chemical treatment solution targeting borehole contamination

Official figures show that April 2021 was both one of the driest Aprils on record for the UK – and the sunniest. Changing climate patterns and the paucity of regular rainfall is just one reason...

Water company launches podcast about its recreation sites

A new podcast has been launched to lift the lid on open spaces owned by United Utilities throughout the North West - and the sometimes profound impact they have on people’s lives. Each themed episode...

Managing flood risk during overhaul of an Environment Agency pumping station

Background As a specialist in engineering schemes in the water and construction industries, JBA Bentley’s teams called on Selwood’s Pumping Solutions team to help with a project which involved the total refurbishment of the Environment...

Can water achieve net zero?

With increasing pressure on water supply, can marginal gains move water supply closer to net zero? As our climate changes, our population increases and our lifestyles become more leisure orientated, there is an ever-increasing demand...

SEEPEX back mixing technology increases sludge throughput

SEEPEX engineered solution encompassing progressive cavity pumps for dewatered sludge back mixing has increased sludge throughput at Anglian Water’s Cotton Valley cake import facility by 50%, enabling the site to generate more biogas, and...