Pilot success for green energy generation at Scottish reservoir

A renewable energy scheme is integral to upgrades at a Scottish reservoir. A hydroelectric generation solution, comprising a reversible-pump turbine, generator, and regenerative variable speed drive (VSD), has been installed at Lower Glendevon reservoir’s compensation...

‘Clean’ technology must be embraced

The Trial Reservoir (TR) - a world-first from consultancy Isle - aims to save carbon emissions equivalent to 30,000 people every year through water innovation. Head of the Trial Reservoir, Dr Jo Burgess, provides...

Climate Change, the Cost-of-Living Crisis and Water

In the UK water conservation has been almost treated with derision. Excepting the summer of 1976, water restrictions are limited to occasional hose pipe bans. However, the wider impact of excessive water usage is...

HVO solution keeps pollution and disruption to a minimum during hospital works

Selwood, renowned as the UK’s leading pump rental solutions provider, constantly innovates to find the most efficient and sustainable solutions for customers. The company was an early adopter of more environmentally HVO fuel, which...

The changing climate of water conservation

In the UK water conservation has been on the agenda and largely dismissed by the public for years. Our growing population combined with increased demand through lifestyle choices, is going to result in critical...

Carbon emissions sink plan for lochside

The banks and forests around one of Scotland’s iconic lochs are set to become a carbon emissions sink. Plans being developed by Forestry and Land Scotland will see Scottish Water’s lands and catchment areas around...

Affinity goes renewable

Affinity Water has begun work at two production sites at Chertsey and Walton to install solar panels and generate 1.5MWp of renewable energy to power operations. The water supplier commissioned Centrica Business Solutions and HBS...

Taster webinar announced ahead of first-ever approved qualification in the Management of Adaptation to...

Free registration   Date & Time: Thursday 30 September, 11AM-12PM Ahead of the first delivery of the new Level 5 Certificate in the Management of Adaptation to Climate Change, the first-ever approved professional qualification in this subject,...

The Net-Zero mission

Short and long-term solutions to decarbonise the UK water sector. By Matthew Humphreys National Account Manager, Utilities, Adler and Allan For the UK water industry, the countdown to carbon neutrality has begun. The sector has committed to reaching...

Delivering water sustainability in the face of rising global temperatures

The recently released sixth assessment report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (described as “sombre reading” by Boris Johnson) delivered a stark warning to policymakers that the target for limiting global heating...