Challenging Treatment Challenges

Things can only get better so it’s said…... For the UK water industry this has meant the need to produce better effluent quality, with an expectation of lower customer prices. New means of carrying...

Delivering projects within budget and on programme

C.G.Godfrey Limited have been the authorised distributor of Qua-vac BV’s Vacuflow® technology in the UK since 1987. In the years since they have become the countries leading contractor for the design, installation and maintenance...

Athea to reap social, environmental and economic benefits from state-of-the-art treatment plant

The opening of Athea’s new Wastewater Treatment Plant is the equivalent of upgrading from 1970s Ford Cortina to a 2019 Hybrid Electric Vehicle, bringing greatly improved performance and much higher levels of environmental protection That...

EU invests €35m to improve water quality in Ireland

A major cross-border project, which aims to improve water quality in the shared waters between Northern Ireland and Ireland through enhanced wastewater treatment, has been launched. The Shared Waters Enhancement & Loughs Legacy (SWELL) project,...

Beach Landing for Harris Water Works

A new Water Treatment Works that will serve three small communities in North Harris has been delivered by sea to one of the island’s most spectacular beaches. The new Scottish Water plant was loaded on...

Maximising the efficiency of tanks

Sludge holding tanks, primary tanks, digester tanks, storm detention tanks, pumping stations and culverts: they are all tanks that play vital roles in wastewater and sludge management. Although these processes are proven to be...

Most reliable and effective way to remove scum

Installation of the UK’s first two Scum Skimmers has been completed: one on a Final Settlement Tank (FST) at Europe’s largest sewage works, Thames Water Beckton WWTW, and the other on a Primary Settlement...

Unlocking the value of wastewater at Southern Water and beyond

Southern Water has a long history of treating customer water and wastewater to a high quality while protecting the natural environment it works in - but it knows it can do more to reduce...

Collaborative Working: A step change in wastewater analysis and treatment

Why partnership working is the answer The analysis of water has come on in leaps and bounds in recent years, meaning we know more than ever before about the trace elements and pollutants found within...

Taking the ‘waste’ out of wastewater

With so much of our most precious resource simply thrown away… how can we collectively re-evaluate, recycle and re-use our ‘waste’ water more effectively? Heather Smith, Cranfield University Interest in moving towards a “circular economy” has...
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