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...

Large diameter distribution input, trunk main & reservoir metering

England and Wales water companies wishing to meet their PR19 Outcome Delivery Incentives during AMP7, need on average to reduce Leakage by 16% and Supply Interruptions by 41% no later than 2025. In previous AMP...

Freeze-thaw report shows that water industry has learned the lessons from the winter of...

UK water companies have learned from the winter of 2018 and successfully managed a more challenging freeze-thaw at the start of 2021 with little-to-no customer impact, according to a new report ‘Freeze-Thaw 2020-21’. The report...

The Net-Zero mission

Short and long-term solutions to decarbonise the UK water sector. By Matthew Humphreys National Account Manager, Utilities, Adler and Allan For the UK water industry, the countdown to carbon neutrality has begun. The sector has committed to reaching...

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...