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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Engineering biology for the circular economy in water resources

At present, wastewater treatment plants play a vital role in the circular economy by treating and recycling water to the natural environment. In the future they will also act as low-carbon energy generators and...

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...
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