AGM 2010

Around 37 members attended this year’s AGM held at Canterbury Cathedral on the 6 March. Catherine Fearon (Chairperson) opened the AGM by outlining the successful year that the area had and identifying the goals...

President’s Dinner Celebrations

The Scottish Area President’s dinner was held straight after the best dressed AGM ever! 120 people gathered to celebrate a very successful year under the steady hand of President Alex MacDonald. Alex gave a short...

Smart Energy Metering by 2020: ‘An Opportunity to be missed by the Water Industry!’

Members and guests from the Midlands Area attended a thought provoking and interesting presentation about smart energy metering. The paper was presented by Dene Marshallsay who is a consultant with Artesia Consulting. He has...

World Water Day

On March 22 the Eastern Area celebrated ‘World Environment Day’ with a seminar to analyse the asset management plan period (AMP5) for 2010 to 2015 – ‘What the Future Holds’. The Eastern Area were...

Joint event

with Pipeline Industries Guild (PIG) and Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) On 28 January a joint event was held with PIG and IMechE at the new Veolia Water premises within Hatfield, Hertfordshire. This was...

A New Easy to Install, Time Saving Delayed Valve Launched by Tyco Waterworks

Tyco Waterworks is pleased to announce the availability of the new EBCO Delayed Valve (EDV), developed and manufactured to provide full flow replenishment of storage tanks used in high rise buildings, buildings with multiple...

Environmental Data Logging in Remote Scottish Locations

Over 60 Senator+ datalogging systems are currently being used to collect, collate and transmit data about various environmental conditions in some of the remotest areas of Scotland, where traditional telecoms are unavailable or impractical....

Providing a shared-use network

The Demonstration Test Catchments (DTC) project is a joint Defra, Environment Agency (EA) and Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) initiative seeking to develop an evidence base for more generic application to the management of river...

NI Water’s rural wastewater investment programme

Lean thinking, innovation and continuous improvements help Northern Ireland Water surpass targets on its Rural Wastewater Programme and deliver widespread environmental benefits across Northern Ireland. In 2008 Northern Ireland Water embarked on its ‘Rural Wastewater...

Kent Joins Together to use Water Wisely

A seminar to debate water efficiency in Kent attracted 140 delegates from across the county, including representatives from councils, water companies, housing developers and environmental groups. The average person in the South East uses about...