Continuous, real-time monitoring of sludge blanket levels

ATi UK’s Senior Service Engineer, Mark Holmes, discusses the cutting-edge technologies available for measuring and monitoring sludge blanket, providing optimum efficiency and flexibility through smart, ultrasonic and continuous, real-time measurement. Measuring and managing the depth...

Macclesfield makes history as UK’s first Smart Water Network Town

An ancient Cheshire market town is set for a place in the engineering history books by becoming the UK’s first Smart Water Network Town. Digital wizards working with water company United Utilities have linked together...

Smart new technologies can play a vital role in addressing plastic pollution crisis in...

From source to sea, our waters are contaminated by a plastics scourge. A new study by the United Nations Environment Programme and the International Water Management Institute offers a number of technological solutions aimed...

State of the art Mayflower sails into service

Today, a quarter of a million people in the Plymouth area are drinking water produced by a new, state-of-the-art treatment works. South West Water’s Mayflower Water Treatment Works at Roborough, just north of Plymouth, is...

Severn Trent use cutting-edge technology to protect pipes

Severn Trent has a vast network of pipes that supplies water to its four million customers. In fact, if you stretched them out in a line, they’d measure 46,000km long. That’s long enough to...

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...