United Utilities rolls out Systems Thinking approach to wastewater network management

If the water and wastewater industry is to improve resilience and meet the expectations of customers and regulators, the traditional reactive approach to operational asset management must evolve. For United Utilities’ wastewater operation this means...

Solutions for the Wastewater Treatment Industry

Anaerobic digestion is one of the principal methods used by the water industry to treat primary sewage sludge. It is a preferred process in that it produces methane as a usable by-product, reduces sludge...

Erskine waste water treatment works goes green

Green energy is helping to power Scottish Water’s waste water treatment facility in Erskine. A £500,000 investment made by the utility’s commercial subsidiary Scottish Water Horizons has seen 1,720 solar PV panels installed at the...

United Utilities installs revolutionary wastewater treatment technology

United Utilities is installing revolutionary wastewater treatment technology from Holland in four of its treatment plants in North West England over the next five years. The company was the first in the UK to trial...

Winter home for migrating birds protected by environmentally sensitive solution delivered by Selwood pumping...

Selwood’s pumping solutions specialists rose to an environmental challenge when they were tasked with installing more than 2km of pipework at a protected site that is the winter home for migrating birds. The 13-mile Swale...

Alternative coagulants: swapping metals for plant-based alternatives

Becci Bragg, from the Science and Optimisation team at South West Water, demonstrates how using more environmentally friendly plant-based alternatives to metal ion coagulants are being introduced and tested at wastewater sites. Over the last...

Selwood’s leading pump technology provides robust overpumping solution for water company

A reliable and trustworthy overpumping solution that would perform over an extended period of time was required during major repair works at a wastewater treatment works in Scotland.   Kelda Water Services, a leading water and...

Data-driven insights to manage asset health

We are in a data-rich world; businesses in all sectors are embracing the opportunities to uncover previously hidden insights by analysing their data in new ways, made possible through advances in computing power. It is...

What if we simply didn’t treat wastewater?

The importance of industrial wastewater (pre-)treatment If our wastewater is going to be treated at a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) anyway, why can’t my people simply pour it down the drain?’ As BakerCorp’s Filtration Manager...

Innovating to tackle the combined sewer challenge

The Welsh Water Capital Delivery Alliance has developed an exciting innovative solution to help to manage the longstanding challenges faced by the industry from combined sewer networks. Mike Taylor at Sweco, explains how Welsh...
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