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New steelwork for sludge tanks

THAMES Water is undertaking a £675 million upgrade programme which will include a £200 million expansion of the Crossness sewage treatment works (STW) and...
Lacklustre recyclers listed

Lacklustre recyclers listed

ASHFORD Borough Council in Kent has been named as England's worst performing council when it comes to recycling, but has already pledged to improve...
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Renewables financing to remain lukewarm

A series of Government announcements over the summer may have improved prospects and contributed to increased levels of activity in the UK renewables sector,...
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Certification boosts demand for FTIR multigas analyser

Quantitech has experienced a surge in demand for the Gasmet portable FTIR emissions analyser, the DX4000. “We believe that this instrument is now the...

Guernsey goes beyond the bale

GUERNSEY'S largest independent waste recycling business, Island Waste, is the first to process and ship RDF off island, following the installation of a new...
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A view from the top

Envirotec addresses a few questions to Alan Edwards, SLR’s new UK managing director.
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Satellite data certifies biomass

BIOMASS and bioenergy firms required to certify the origin and sustainability of wood biomass will soon have access to more accurate data to support...
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WWEM 2014 details announced

The organisers of WWEM 2014, the international Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition, have announced the details of the Conferences that will...

Gates continuing to close at landfill sites

RESEARCH has identified 130 landfill sites that have closed since 2008 as the country continues to reduce the volumes it sends for traditional disposal....
Aerial datasets are helping plan large scale restoration work in the Peak District national park.

Bluesky thinking – Firm assist moorland restoration

HIGH resolution aerial photomaps and laser-surveyed 3D terrain maps from Bluesky are being used to plan and implement vital moorland restoration work in England’s...

Embracing the market model for sludge

A panel discussion at July's AD & Biogas show brought together water and waste industry representatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities that will...

‘Flood investment must be protected’

HOME owners could be in deep water unless there is extra investment in flood infrastructure and more realistic planning policies. That’s the message from the...
The new legislation will make it easier for SEPA to impose fines for effluent infringements

Scottish waste water crackdown

SEPA to gain new enforcement powers A lack of understanding about how best to dispose of trade effluent could leave Scottish businesses facing fines worth...
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Aerated wetland investment in Fife

SCOTTISH Water’s commitment to deliver a cleaner and fresher environment, and improve the local watercourses across Cowdenbeath, has taken one step further following its...
Veolia makes it number five for ERF contractors

Veolia makes it number five for ERF contractors

A CIVIL engineering contractor has teamed up again with its process engineering partner to begin work on an energy recovery facility. Clugston Construction and CNIM...
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It’s a dirty job…

THE ups and downs of life working for the North West's water company United Utilities is the subject of a six-part TV documentary running...

Dundee rejects biomass, for now

£325 million proposal to face public enquiry FORTH Energy’s plan to build a £325 million biomass facility in Dundee has been derailed by the City...
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Seal of approval for airborn bacteria testing

BRADFORD-based Environmental and Occupational Hygiene Consultancy Envirocare is now accredited to undertake bioaerosol monitoring from stacks (such as chimneys). The new capability, an extension...
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Turkey publishes Cities Adaptation Support Package

THE Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation has published a new Cities Adaptation Support Package that has been prepared by environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA. The Support...
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Premium EVs get rare UK airing

UK media attention was drawn to the Greenfleet event in Edinburgh on 25 April, possibly by the opportunity to test drive Tesla’s Model S...