Jet Aire part of a research project awarded £1.2m in Ofwat’s latest innovation challenge

Jet Aire has been named one of the winning partners in the Ofwat Breakthrough Innovation Challenge for its participation in a research project to develop the world’s first blockage clearing pipebots. Working with Northumbrian Water,...

Interview: How can Critical National Infrastructure sectors build cyber resilience?

In this exclusive interview, Barry Searle, Managing Director at Intelligencia Training, discusses cyber security risks to Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) sectors and how organisations can build cyber resilience by ‘upskilling’ through apprenticeships. Intelligencia Training, the...

Yorkshire Water launches near real-time storm overflow map

Yorkshire Water has launched a new interactive map showing the operation of storm overflows in near real time. The map was launched ahead of the 2024 bathing water season, which runs from May to September,...

Chemical dosing upgrade for Fixby treatment works

Yorkshire Water has awarded the BarhaleEnpure JV a £15m project to carry out major upgrade works at a key water treatment works on the edge of Huddersfield. The project will conduct a programme of improvements...

‘Boring’ is best to protect the Tees

A youngster with a passion for construction carried out a special site visit ahead of innovative tunnelling work on a multi-million-pound project in County Durham. A tunnel is being installed under the River Tees, near...

South West Water makes history with launch of pioneering research centre

South West Water is collaborating on a Net Zero research centre to tackle global environmental challenges. The Centre for Resilience in Environment, Water and Waste (CREWW) is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the water utility, the...

Second storage tank installed to protect River Avon

Efforts to prevent untreated wastewater reaching the River Avon running through Bath are being enhanced with a second project to reduce storm overflow operation in the city. More than £650,000 is being invested on storage...

River Kent project: a blueprint for Environment Act water quality monitoring

A continuous water quality monitoring project has recently been completed on the River Kent near Kendal, in the Lake District. The monitoring was implemented for United Utilities by the environmental consultancy APEM, with Meteor Communications...

ATC Gasification Project is a winner

A consortium led by Yorkshire Water has been awarded £2.3m from the Ofwat Innovation Fund (OIF) for its Advanced Thermal Conversion (ATC) Gasification technology. Yorkshire Water is leading the project in partnership with gasification technology...

Reverse water consumption increases – a high impact, low-cost solution

With an increasing population and changes in lifestyle the UK water deficit is anticipated to be 4017 mega litres per day. 1 To reduce this predicted shortage, water companies are developing and implementing plans...