‘Rainwise’ initiative aims to tackle urban creep and climate change

Northumbrian Water, which supplies 2.7 million customers in the North East with both water and sewerage services, places communities and the environment at its heart. It aims to provide a sewerage service that deals...

AVK UK Limited supply DN800 resilient seated gate valves for Dalmacoulter Resilience Scheme

AVK UK Limited was awarded a contract for the provision of four DN800 Series 55 Resilient Seated Gate Valves along with nine DN900 Metal Seated Gate Valves by the Caledonia Water Alliance (Morrison Utility...

Keeping Traffic Moving

Roads and streets are part of the country’s infrastructure and currently there are over 1,226,000 of them listed in the National Street Gazetteer (NSG). Issues such as congestion, capacity planning, street works, accidents, incidents...

Bidding to improve the environment

The Water Framework Directive has prompted water companies to invest in a range of initiatives to improve water quality. The Water Industry Journal looked at a couple of examples. Pioneering online auction service EnTrade, devised...

Pipeline infrastructure repair

Pipeline Infrastructure including pipes, fittings, valves and retaining structures are all coated with protective coatings for anti-corrosion, erosion, maintaining quality or legal requirements to maintain life-time asset protection. Such coatings extend the life of...

Water companies back workforce renewal and skills strategy

Water companies have backed a new strategy to bring in 221,000 new recruits by 2027 in the utilities sector to help ensure customers will continue to get the essential service they need in the...

De-watering activated sludge

David Helicon, Principal Waste Water Scientist at South West Water, has developed an industry leading solution to de-watering activated sludge. The result is a more desirable agricultural fertiliser and improved efficiency at the treatment...

Why it’s time the water industry transformed asset management

Water Industry Journal speaks to Daniel Scott, Head of Asset Management Transformation at SEAMS, about the unique challenges facing the industry and why it’s time the industry rethought its approach to asset management. At any...

Self-repairing cities Trenchless technology of the future

Maintaining the underground water infrastructure is one of the greatest challenges facing the industry, especially given the pressure to deliver more without passing the cost onto the customer. Pinpointing exactly what is going on...

A lot to digest

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association, outlines the latest developments in the wastewater AD industry and sets out what government needs to do to help the sector meet a...
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