How leakage reduction can support goals to minimise carbon emissions

The water industry is estimated to be responsible for one per cent of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions per annum. In this article, Watertrain highlights the role of leakage reduction in the industry’s efforts to tackle...

Biomethane and digestate essential in ‘Race to Zero’

ByMatt Hale, International Sales & Marketing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers The recent announcement1that the UK’s water industry has joined the UNFCCC’s Race to Zero, as well as last year’s launch of Water UK’s Net Zero...

WORLD WATER DAY: New report shows public unaware of sewage pollution in rivers and...

A  report released on World Water Day shows that more than half of the public is unaware that untreated sewage is regularly discharged into England’s rivers, and that 90% support the introduction of designated bathing water status at popular...

Maintaining resilient, low carbon UK water infrastructure which is fit for the future

A new world of innovation is being directed by Ofwat and the water industry is embracing the opportunities to find better solutions to the challenges in our changing world. John Bryan, water business development director...

What can we learn from the Oldsmar water supply hack?

Following the recent water supply hack in Florida, Phillip Corner, industrial systems cybersecurity expert at Cougar Automation, stresses the need for business decision makers and technical professionals in safety and security to work closely...

Water infrastructure project uncovers Iron Age skeletons in Lincolnshire

Two ancient human skeletons have been found on sites in Lincolnshire being prepared by Anglian Water for new large-scale water pipelines. Both sets of bones, which were uncovered in separate archaeological sites near Navenby, about...

Pioneering water projects celebrated by inaugural Lighthouse Awards

Lighthouse Awards launched by the Brave Blue World Foundation Corporations including Nike and Apple recognised for progressive water work Water utilities also among inspiring Lighthouse organisations Leading organisations that have embraced innovation to protect and...

Level and Pressure specialist VEGA invests in training centre and UK HQ

After a year-long build, VEGA Controls have opened their own purpose-built training and seminar centre and UK head office at ‘Metior House’, Maresfield, in the heart of Sussex. The facility benefits from almost 10,000 square...

Marlowe completes £10m acquisition of WPL

Wastewater treatment and compliance services provider WPL has been acquired by specialist services company Marlowe for an enterprise value of £10 million. Marlowe is the UK leader in specialist services that ensure safety and...

Tideway Central Section reaches shaft lining milestone

Civil engineering and infrastructure specialist Barhale has completed the first shaft secondary lining in the central section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel. Passing this important milestone at the Victoria Embankment Foreshore site clears the way...