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...

Ice pigging significantly increases flow rates in rising sewers

A case study with SUEZ and Wessex Water Ice Pigging is well established as an effective and low risk method of cleaning drinking water pipes. Not so well-recognised, is the significant benefits it can bring...

Online drinking water analysis

In drinking water plants and beverage bottling companies, determination of disinfection by-products (DBPs) like bromate is crucial due to their carcinogenic properties. The carcinogen bromate (BrO3–) has a recommended concentration limit of 10 μg/L of...

Smart Metering across urban, suburban and rural areas

A case study with SUEZ and Severn Trent. The issue Severn Trent’s strategic drinking water plan is to balance supply and demand, investing wisely to safeguard the water supply for future generations. One of the first...

What accurate methods are available for monitoring Chlorine as a disinfectant in drinking water?

The disinfection of drinking water with chlorine must be at levels high enough level to kill any harmful pathogens present, but not too high where it could cause adverse health effects if consumed. Water...

LEAD Pipe Replacement – the impact on the network

Throughout the UK water companies are aware of the risk of lead contamination, and the potential of acceptable lead levels in drinking supplies being further reduced from the current 10 micrograms per litre. Lead...

£20M IT UPGRADE FUTURE-PROOFS LONDON WATER SUPPLY

The complex computer systems which control London’s drinking water supplies have been upgraded while keeping the taps running in a “monumental” £20 million project by Thames Water. Moving from the 25-year-old RTAP system to the...

Welsh Water’s smarter catchment management

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 to drive both efficiency and...

VICTORIAN KATRINE AQUEDUCT UPGRADE COMPLETED

A major upgrade to the Katrine Aqueduct, which was built in Victorian times and serves more than 1.3 million people in parts of Greater Glasgow and the central belt, has been completed. The £20 million...