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 role of automation in the management of extreme weather

2018 is a year that will be long remembered in the Water Industry. From ‘The Beast of the East’ where much of the UK experienced extreme winter weather, to an exceedingly dry summer, conditions...

Reducing customer discolouration complaints by controlling manganese at Water Treatment Works

Discolouration complaints occur when flow changes disturb iron deposits within the distribution system. Historically it was thought that unlined cast iron pipes were the main source of this material, along with accumulation of the...

Global challenges demand local responses

On the eve of this year’s Institute of Water conference, AVK UK Business Development Director, Kieran Fitzpatrick explains how the company addresses the twin themes of Global Issues and Local Solutions in a manner...

What happens to our water supply if the world warms up?

When President Trump and Greta Thunberg took verbal shots at each other at this year’s Davos Economic Forum, climate change was again pushed to the front of the news cycle. But while high-profile protestors and...

Happy Birthday dear digdat

Utility mapping solution digdat, turns 20 this year. To celebrate, company director Kevin Brown reflects back on the last two decades delivering online solutions to the utilities industry. When digdat was born 20 years ago,...

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...

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...

Reducing leaks: the rise of leak detection technology in water pipes

The street washed out with water. Parked cars sitting partly submerged. Ground floor flats flooded. This was the scene in a south London street in early January. It’s becoming an all too familiar sight. According...

Energy production through anaerobic sludge stabilization

Bavaria: Sewage plant retrofitting increases performance and reduces operating costs Waste is a resource - this knowledge is increasingly gaining ground in municipalities and wastewater companies. While the anaerobic use of sewage sludge has long...
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