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Joint venture wins contract to treat brine from reverse osmosis desalination in China

Suez and Solvay have won the contract to treat brine from reverse osmosis desalination at Wanhua Chemical Industry Park in Yantai (Shandong Province). This …

Bacteria vs enzymes

Steve Martin of water, energy and maintenance solutions provider NCH Europe weighs up two alternative solutions to a knotty (well, fatty) wastewater problem A …

The appliance of microbiology and materials science

Synthetic biology has been brought to the realm of water treatment with seemingly dramatic results by Californian cleantech firm Microvi, which in late October …

Tracking emerging contaminants

The list of potentially hazardous contaminants in drinking water and the environment continues to grow. At Aqua Enviro’s European Waste Water Management …

Hidden pollution beneath our feet threatens water supplies worldwide, says BGS

Groundwater researchers at the British Geological Survey (BGS) have found a major store of pollution sitting in the rocks beneath our feet that they say could …

EA publishes data, case studies and evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk.

On 31 October the Environment Agency published data, case studies and evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk. Working with …

New concrete drainage trade association

A newly created trade association will represent the interests of the precast concrete drainage industry. The British Precast Drainage Association (BPDA) is …

Cellulose recovery method picks up the Aquatech Innovation Award 2017

Sustainable technology to recover toilet paper cellulose from sewage wins Aquatech Innovation Award 2017 ‘Perfect example of the circular economy’ with …

“Ambitious” pilot launched by Yorkshire Water to tackle flood risk

Yorkshire Water launched "an ambitious and innovative pilot" to reduce flooding in Calderdale …

Penstock installation presents a tough test for engineering firm

Ham Baker has completed the installation of new precision-engineered penstocks at the Rosyth, Fife site of engineering support services firm Babcock. Working …

The Environment Agency wins a national award for “Bringing Back the River Bulbourne”

A partnership project between the Environment Agency and the Box Moor Trust in Hemel Hempstead has been recognised with a national award. The project has …

“Businesses need to change how they see water”, insists Veolia during launch of initiative promoting its own services

Veolia Water Technologies launched an initiative called Rethink …

New aeration system claimed to boost bacteria levels

Wastewater treatment provider NCH Europe has launched a reportedly unique aeration system to increase dissolved oxygen in wastewater streams to improve the …

Pump practicalities when fighting drought in Namibia

CP Automation has recently helped Rockwell Automation to provide the necessary power equipment to pump water from deep, underground boreholes in Namibia. …

Modular sluice system can be ready to go within a week, says supplier

Addressing the growing demand for flood protection solutions, Danish firm Wintec has developed AquaBlokk, a sluice system comprising building blocks that are …

Liquid-phase hydrogen sulphide sensor speeds identification of odour causes

A new sensor from miniature sensors expert Unisense measures hydrogen sulphide (H2S) dissolved in wastewater. This enables utilities and consultants to find …

European flood solutions event to launch in Amsterdam in late October

New event completes water cycle coverage of Aquatech Amsterdam Floodex Europe, a new event dedicated to showcasing solutions to the threats Europe faces from …

Sand filter cleaning systems purchased by Essex & Suffolk Water

Essex & Suffolk Water – which provides water services to 1.8 million people – has chosen CDEnviro equipment to replace its existing sand treatment …

Forest grazing counteracts the effectiveness of trees to reduce flood risk

Planting trees can reduce flood risk, but a high intensity forest land use, such as grazing, can counteract the positive effect of the trees, a recently …

Innovative Dutch coastal management solution comes to the UK

Bacton Gas Terminal and residents of the surrounding Norfolk villages will benefit from Dutch experience as Royal HaskoningDHV completes the detailed design …

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