UK-India MoU opens doors for UK suppliers

A new trading relationship between the UK and India will open many doors for the water and wastewater supplier community, writes British Water chief executive Lila Thompson. As the Indian government pushes forward with vast...

Experts on NASA programme help put ‘rocket science’ into running the region’s water works

North West water engineers are in talks with experts working on behalf of NASA to help inject a bit of ‘rocket science’ into the way they maintain the region’s treatment works. The fact that mankind...

Long lasting solution for rebuilding sewer systems

Specialist UK-based engineering firm Greenbank Group is set to lead a revolution in the repair and restoration of the nation’s sewer systems, incorporating the unique properties of cast basalt. The technique is new to the...

challenging times and tales from the riverbank

By Jean-Paul Collet, Sewer Network Manager and Andrew Morris, Rising Main HIT Lead When challenges come in the water industry, they rarely come alone.We faced a unique set of circumstances in the ancient Kent town of Sandwich this...

Selwood builds on solutions capability with investment in technology, fleet, and facilities

Selwood is building upon its position as the leading UK pump rental solutions company with an ongoing programme of investment. The company, which has Solutions teams operating from rental branches around the UK, has made...

Don’t let water be the ‘log jam’ in housing developments

Modern Methods of Construction have been highlighted by Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State as the way forward to help resolve the housing crisis and urged Housing Associations and Local Councils to embrace new technology...

Ultrafiltration membranes come of age

SUEZ’s Water Technologies & Solutions team can solve customers’ toughest water and wastewater process challenges wherever they occur. With more than 50,000 customers and 10,000 employees around the world, the company’s global footprint and...

Crowdsourcing app speeds up ‘void’ property surveys

Martin Mydliar, Customer Success Manager, Esri UK Esri builds the world’s most powerful mapping and spatial analytics software. In the process, this global market leader in geographic information systems harnesses the concept of location, location, location...

Safeguarding water quality with WRAS approved technology

Drinking water quality is of key importance to public health and the provision of safe drinking water has been recognised as one of the greatest technological and public health advances of the last century....

Is the UK really a wet, rainy country?

According to the ‘Great British Rain Paradox’ report published in June this year, 77% of the British public agree with the statement that “the UK is a wet, rainy country” The report, which is supported...