WWEM 2016 lab conference focuses on priority pollutants

Laboratory analysts from around the world will congregate in Telford (UK) on 2nd and 3rd November to focus on the testing, monitoring and analysis...

EA document appraises water firms’ environmental performance in 2015

The EA has released its 2015 summary of water and sewage companies’ environmental performance, offering a rundown of firms’ adherence to criteria such as...

Severn Trent Water fined £426,000 for repeated raw sewage leaks in to the Shire...

Pollution incidents occurred on three separate occasions On 21 July 2016, at Nottingham Crown Court, Severn Trent Water Limited was fined £426,000, ordered to pay...

United Utilities and contractors fined almost £1m for polluting brook with corrosive bleach

United Utilities Water Limited (UU) has been fined £600,000 and its contractor, KMI Plus* £333,000 at Bolton Crown Court on Friday 24...

Lining system safeguards against ‘future fuels’ leaks

Asset resilience specialist Adler & Allan has added TankTechnic Lining Systems to its portfolio of tank services. Providing targeted corrosion prevention for tanks that...

Award for one-of-a-kind filter that removes BTEX components from surface water

OIL and environmental services provider Adler & Allan won the Manufacturer/Service Provider category at UKSpill's first ever Awards Evening on 26 April, picking up...

Alliance of firms to undertake Wales’ largest ever coastal investigation work

The Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) Capital Delivery Alliance comprising Mott MacDonald Bentley and joint ventures between Morgan Sindall/Arup and Skanska/Arcadis is undertaking the...

‘Pillow’ cleans up contaminants within minutes, says supplier

Seddons Plant & Engineers has launched a 'Polymer Pillow' which can remove contaminants such as oil, petrol and diesel from polluted water within minutes....

Sponges offer hope for affordable spill handling

RESEARCHERS at the Italian Institute of Technology in Genova have published a paper demonstrating that simple sponges made from polyurethane foam can be more...

Waste sites warned “there’s no smoke without fire water”

WASTE handling and recycling sites, currently under obligation to re-assess their fire accident plans, could be failing to plan for the impact of millions...

Floating-point arithmetic: Salvaging the Costa Concordia

Envirotec listened in on a presentation by Matthew Callan of Ardent Marine Services, at an event held by IESIS in January 2016, explaining how...

Fracking: The science, the risks and the regulations

Barnaby Harding, principal hydrogeologist at environmental consultancy ESI, explores the real science behind fracking, the risks to water resources it presents, and how these...

Oil leak from ageing landfill

INVESTIGATIONS have been launched by both Aberdeenshire Council and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency into reports of oil spotted leaking from the ageing Blackdog...

Shell sentenced over North Sea oil release

Oil and gas production company Shell UK has been sentenced after admitting failures that led to an oil leak in the North Sea. On 10...

Southern Water fined £160,000 for major sewage pollution at Sussex beaches

The Environment Agency has prosecuted Southern Water for causing a total of 40 million litres of untreated sewage to be discharged from its treatment...

Optimising foam control for reduced environmental impact

Foaming occurs in a wide spectrum of industries, from food processing to drug manufacture, from waste water treatment to paper production and from brewing...
Hertforshire Fire & Rescue Service

Whole-life spills service launches

A SPECIALIST service has been launched by Hydro International to help industrial and commercial sites avoid the devastating environmental and financial consequences of inadequate...

Vision technology measures water quality from space

An international team of researchers has demonstrated a way to assess the quality of water on Earth from space by using satellite technology that...

Leading the charge towards improved safety

Environmental protection specialist Darcy Spillcare says it has expanded and developed its Drizit Antistatic range. This anti-static product range is designed to absorb highly...
The SLD de-silter has an 18in access hatch at the bottom of the unit, so it doesn't need to be moved or tipped over to clean it. A stackable heavy-duty box frame surrounds the unit.

De-silter gives easy access

SLD Pumps and Power has introduced "an innovative de-silting settlement tank technology" to its hire fleet. The de-silter has been introduced to help reduce...
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