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...

Toro equipment has launched its new volume range for the W-tank series supported by...

Toro Equipment is a leading European company specialised in the manufacture of equipment used for the industrial and municipal wastewater, water processing, water reuse and sludge treatment industries. W-Tank® is the realisation of a desire...

£30 million Scottish Water project

Scottish Water is to improve services to more than 54,000 people in parts of the Bearsden, Milngavie, Clydebank and Strathblane areas. The utility will do so by changing the source of their water supply from...

Microplastics in water

The abundance of plastic debris in the environment is an increasing concern since this contamination is ubiquitous and found in habitats as remote as the mid-Atlantic archipelagos and Antarctica. Notably, the prevalence of microplastics...
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