How to stay ahead of corrosion, odour and safety risks in sewer networks

Author: Chaim Kolominskas Intermittent flows in rising mains often leads to long sewage retention times under anaerobic conditions, allowing the growth of sulfate-reducing bacteria that convert sulfate to sulfide. In gravity mains, under turbulent...

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...

Ofwat chief highlights priorities at water gathering

Ofwat’s new interim chief executive has set out six key areas of focus to help drive change in water, telling industry representatives “we can’t simply build our way out of the challenges in front...

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...

Is the water crisis being overlooked?

With its imperativeness to human life, is enough attention being placed on the water crisis from our world’s changing climate, asks water sector training provider Learning & Development Associates (L&DA). The global water crisis is...

Sniffing out newts

A water company enlisted the help of specially trained sniffer dogs to detect protected rare newts during pipe installation work. It is the first time that South East Water has successfully trialled canine experts to...

Lluest Wen Reservoir receives £9 million investment boost

£9 million investment to refurbish the spillway at Lluest Wen Reservoir. Buffy Williams visited the site and thanks Dŵr Cymru for the investment at the reservoir in Maerdy. Will ensure around 15,000 customers across the Rhondda Fach and in surrounding areas continue to receive a top-quality drinking...

Double honour for Thames Water’s digital transformation team

Thames Water wins two titles and two highly commended at UK IT Industry Awards  Winning entries include app to help reduce supply interruptions for customers  The firm is investing £249 million to transform the way it works through IT and tech  Thames Water’s digital team...

Aluminum monitoring for wastewater treatment

Reliable analysis from high to low concentration ranges Aluminum salts can be used in wastewater treatment as coagulation agent and flocculant. However, because of its toxic effect on fish, it is important to remove aluminum...

What accurate methods are available for monitoring Chlorine as a disinfectant in drinking water?

The disinfection of drinking water with chlorine must be at levels high enough level to kill any harmful pathogens present, but not too high where it could cause adverse health effects if consumed. Water...