Four key questions to answer the resilience challenge

Ensuring the resilience of water and wastewater services is emerging as a key issue for the water sector. It is not the only industry to experience this. The theme of resilience is focussing the minds...

ControlPoint and eight2O set the standard for quality

Polyethylene (PE) has been the water industry’s material of choice since it was adopted for use across the UK’s pipeline network in 1980. Today’s PE pipes are are extremely sophisticated and capable of achieving...

Flint crisis prompts lead pipe report revisit

Manchester, UK: A landmark paper on lead pipe rehabilitation and replacement techniques, based on a project sponsored by the Water Research Foundation (WRF) 15 years ago, has been revisited by a member of the...

Challenges but also opportunities in the post-Brexit landscape

“Although the decision to leave the European Union caused a certain amount of shock in the UK water industry this was quickly followed by the realisation it is important to work with the result...

AVK Pentoflow mains-to-meter range is the solution to a number of problems

AVK, the leading supplier of valves, hydrants, pipe-fittings and accessories, is seeing unprecedented interest from the utilities sector following the No Dig Live launch of its new water mains-to-meter range, AVK Pentoflow. AVK head...

Supply chain feels first ripples of Brexit

The earliest rumblings of Brexit’s impact on the water market are being felt by the UK supply chain. Gareth Jones, Managing Director of wastewater treatment specialist WPL, reveals how his company is responding. The result...

The new HUBER Q-Press Sludge Dewaterers

The re-branding of HUBER’s RoS3Q units to the Q-Press range arrives in tandem with a number of additional optional design features. Energy efficiency and performance: All Q-Press units now come with an IE4 motor fitted, giving...

Sykes Pumps launches new rapid response unit

Sykes Pumps is set to revolutionise the way that utility companies, contractors and local authorities manage their emergency pumping requirements with the launch of its compact Rapid Response Pump, which can be fully-operational immediately...

When it comes to grit, do you know what you are missing?

When it comes to grit, do UK Water Companies know what they are missing? Wastewater treatment plant operators have lived with a compromise, “one size fits all” approach to keeping their grit nuisance at...

AGM and Presentation

The South West Area AGM was held on Friday 12 March at Bournemouth and West Hampshire Water’s Longham Reservoir Study Centre and was attended by 21 area members including Simon Bennett (National Chair) and...
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