Severn Trent use ‘giant socks’ in ground-breaking phosphate trial

Severn Trent is using ‘giant socks’ to collect essential minerals used on farmers’ fields before they get washed away, as part of a new ground-breaking phosphate trial. The Catchment Management and Biodiversity team at Severn...

Taking the P

Severn Trent has launched a pioneering research programme to find new ways to reduce the amount of phosphorus in wastewater. Even though we are only just a few months into the new AMP, by the...

Standardise to remove phosphorous

Eutrophication is a significant issue and one that is only going to get worse. Industry regulator Ofwat has challenged water companies to deliver more cost-effective and efficient solutions than their current framework designs allow....

Waste away: action against phosphorus removal

Eutrophication can impact a water company’s bottom line as well as having a significant effect on the environment. In AMP 7 there will be heightened pressure to tackle this growing problem. Kevin Wheeler, managing...

Phosphorus in the circle of life

Phosphorus is critical to life and is needed by both plants and animals. It enables the normal functioning of every cell in our bodies, and to make things like bones, teeth and shells. It...

A simple solution for phosphorus removal

The damaging effect of phosphorous and other nutrients released from UK sewage treatment works into protected waters is well known. By Paul M Roberts Commissioning Manager To reduce these effects the regulatory body is seeking lower consent...

Building on advances in phosphorus removal

In this issue of the Water Industry Journal, we speak to Andrew Bibby about the challenge posed by phosphorus as we move into a new Asset Management Plan (AMP) period. “As an industry, as the...

The future of phosphorus management

Phosphorus management is one of the key issues in water treatment with the Water Industry National Environment Programme (WINEP) and the Water Framework Directive driving tighter consent standards in AMP7. Here Michael Froom, Business...

Effective phosphorus removal

In this issue of Water Industry Journal, we speak to Roger Attisha of FT Pipeline Systems and Pete Bibby of Waveney about how best to meet the challenge of phosphorus removal. Phosphorus is essential to...

Effective phosphorus removal today

Meeting phosphorus removal targets is one of the greatest challenges facing the water industry today, so in this issue, we speak to Andrew Bibby of water and wastewater treatment specialist Bluewater Bio, about why...
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