Ocean-dumping for Fukushima wastewater: Japan’s complex decision remains contentious

Japan has ended years of speculation over the fate of radioactive wastewater stored in tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant since the 2011...
OMEX Active Fe

The taming of the stew

Following a high market demand for OMEX Environmental to supply a product that would help overcome all issues associated with traditional hydrogen sulphide deterrents, but also provide an effective solution for the hydrogen sulphide as a problem itself, the firm launched the Active Fe range.

Swappable car batteries could accelerate UK’s transition to electric vehicles

A new paper "Battery-as-a-Service: an underexplored opportunity?" makes the case for why switching the UK electric vehicle (EV) model to Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS), could cut...

Veolia introduces reversing camera on RCVs to address driver blind spots

To address the challenge of vehicle blind spots, areas that cannot be directly seen by the driver while at the controls, Veolia is now...

German WWTP achieves 97.5% phosphorus load reduction

Upgrade of chemical dosing equipment at a wastewater treatment plant in Germany is delivering high performance on phosphorus removal, says Thomas Klobuczynski, industrial...

Fleet operator scheme urges greater awareness of drug and alcohol impairment risk

Fleet operator accreditation scheme FORS* is urging operators to be extra vigilant when it comes to managing drug and alcohol impairment this summer. In...

SPONSORED CONTENT: A fluid management “masterpiece”

The demand for off-site, fully packaged plant rooms has risen, and the construction industry is challenging fluid management specialists to find new, high-performance pre-fabricated plant and pump solutions.
Qdos CWT pump head

A dream of fewer disruptions

With water and wastewater systems operators under increasing pressure to run facilities smoothly and efficiently, Mike St Germain, vice president (process industries), Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS), explores challenges that need to be addressed.
Blockage detecting equipment in sewer

IoT sensors monitor sewage

Better protection of sewage infrastructure is the intended result of recent investment in Scottish Water's intelligent asset base, according to the utility.

$10 billion Namibian hydrogen project selects developer for locomotive

Namibian-headquartered Hyphen Hydrogen Energy (Hyphen) says it is making positive progress on its discussions with the Namibian Government as it moves towards signature of...

SPONSORED CONTENT: Contractor meets Southern Water’s EDM programmme

To meet the Environment Agency’s accelerated target that all Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) are fitted with Event Duration Monitoring (EDM) devices by 31 December 2023, Southern Water needs to install and/or upgrade EDM to 500 CSOs in AMP7 and has engaged Trant Engineering to develop a plan for their design, supply and installation.

Water challenge presents opportunity for cross-sector innovators

Innovators from multiple sectors including energy, manufacturing, transport and food and beverage, could have the opportunity to share their condition monitoring solutions with every...
Steve Schofield, CEO of the BPMA

A celebration of excellence

The 2022 Pump Industry Awards was staged to great fanfare on the evening of 31 March at the Cheswich Grange Hotel in Warwickshare, celebrating business and professional excellence in the pumps sector.
Calgary

Potable water overhaul

To satisfy both current and future demands for safe and reliable drinking water, The City of Calgary, in Alberta, Canada, has recently embarked on a $35M CAD project to replace the most critical water pumping station in the city, as pump manufacturer KSB, which supplied key components for the upgrade, explains.

Verge-cutting mower head “gives biodiversity a winning edge”

Specialist contractor GVA has become the first UK customer for a new, environmentally-friendly mowing head designed to protect insects and other creatures. The ECO 1200...

Pump expert unveils novel on-farm AD plant protector and biogas booster

Described as a one-step biogas optimisation solution, the WANGEN X-UNIT from anaerobic digestion (AD) pump specialist Agrico is said to protect AD plants from...

Firms achieve first drinking water spray lining in AMP7

Morrison Water Services, a part of M Group Services’ Water Division, is working in partnership with Yorkshire Water to deliver a drinking water...

Non-combustible commitments? The Heat and Buildings Strategy unpacked

The UK has long lagged behind its European neighbours in encouraging the uptake of low-carbon heating, but the long-awaited Heat and Buildings strategy, published...

Pumps group presents circular economy seminar

The importance of the circular economy to the pump sector comes up for attention in a series of seminars taking place in Brussels in...

Government awards £30m to cutting-edge highway decarbonisation projects

Cutting-edge, innovative ideas to decarbonise the UK’s highways are to benefit from tens of millions of pounds in Government funding. The £30...