From niche to normal

Innovation in the water industry by Nick Haskins. How do you get an innovative technology adopted as ‘business as usual’ in the water industry? The initial step is always a trial. It is clear from the...

We must act now to avoid disaster

An ambitious, collaborative agenda is needed to deliver the best outcome for customers and the environment by 2050. Water UK pulls no punches with the release of its latest White Paper. Industry body Water UK...

Idrica: smart water for a better world

Idrica and its smart water platform GoAigua are global leaders in digital transformation. Specialising in ultra-efficient water management solutions for utilities, this world-class brand focuses on upgrades in five core areas: drinking water wastewater management irrigation agriculture water resources Its innovative...

Yorkshire Water will report near real time discharge data

Yorkshire Water has committed to more transparency around storm overflow discharge data with a move to near real time reporting. As well as publishing event duration monitoring (EDM) data online annually, the utility plans to...

SES Water smart technology is a first for super-fast leak detection

The Company is the first in the UK industry to roll out intelligent technology across its entire water distribution network, with the aim of cutting leakage by 15 per cent over the next three...

Everything you need to know about ESOS phase 3

The government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) aims to boost the energy efficiency of UK businesses. It’s a mandatory programme that applies to larger UK companies with a specified turnover and headcount. As part of...

How can utilities meet increased summer water demands?

Each year, the summer months go hand in hand with increased water demands and decreased supplies, with the UK’s water reserves already substantially strained. ATi’s Derek Leslie, Senior Technical Support Analyst, discusses how efficiencies...

Trant meets Southern Water’s EDM Programme

To meet the Environment Agency’s accelerated target that all Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) are fitted with Event Duration Monitoring (EDM) devices by 31 December 2023, Southern Water need to install and/or upgrade EDM to...

United Utilities set to tender Direct Procurement contract in first for UK water industry

Haweswater Aqueduct Resilience Programme (HARP) is set to be the first in the UK water sector to launch a new model of Direct Procurement for Customers (DPC). This innovative approach paves the way for...

Underground Mapping project wins national acclaim

A groundbreaking project to help keep utility workers safe has won two prizes at the Water Industry Forum Awards. Northumbrian Water has developed a National Underground Asset Register (NUAR), which is a digital map of...