Water quality in international spotlight at Aberdeen event

Experts in water quality from 17 different countries will be descending on Aberdeen next week for a three-day international workshop. The event, being co-led by...

Actuators firm secures framework with Southern Water

Electric valve actuation expert AUMA Actuators Limited (AUMA UK) has added Southern Water to its growing list of successful frameworks with major UK water...

Blockage-clearing pipebot picks up award in OFWAT innovation challenge, with help from drainage expert

A provider of innnovative drainage solutions, Jet Aire, has been named one of the winning partners in the Ofwat Breakthrough Innovation Challenge for its...

USVs set to collect water pollution data in SW England pilot

A consortium of British marine technology companies has secured Innovate UK funding to deploy non-invasive Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs) for water quality monitoring in...

New CEO to oversee expansion of leading water treatment and handling businesses

The firm behind water handling and treatment solutions Selwood and Siltbuster has appointed a new CEO. Dan Lee is now Workdry International CEO, with a...

Beneath the surface: Sonar technology revolutionises sludge and silt mapping

Peter Smith, Sludge Treatment expert at waste management company CSG, lifts the lid on the new sonar technology the company is using to accurately...

Turning sludge into hydrogen, and other OFWAT award winners

Winners of OFWAT’s latest Water Breakthrough Challenge were announced on 16 May, and included a project to turn sewage sludge into hydrogen, and another...

Engineering interventions that could reduce exposure of open-water swimmers to human faecal matter

Wastewater treatment must be improved to reduce exposure to human faecal pathogens in treated effluent, according to a new report published on 21...

Blower timers significantly reduce packaged treatment energy cost

Following a successful two-year trial of interval timers on packaged wastewater treatment plant blowers has resulted in an average 50% energy reduction at a...

UK biotech start-up deploys ‘synthetic oysters’ to tackle water pollution

Environmental technology company Smart Ops launched a biotechnology solution said to improve global access to clean water, on 21 May. The Smarts Ops SCR...

South Crofty Tin Mine is Project of the Year winner at the Pump Industry...

Pumps manufacturer KSB submitted the South Crofty tin mine project into the Pump Industry Awards UK, with Cornish Metals. In March it was announced...

Endotoxin detection technology drastically cuts time for assessing water quality, says group

An important advance is claimed for a technology that allows water quality to be assessed in a matter of minutes. The new Bacterisk technology was...

Flood risk proven by groundwater monitor

West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) in the UK recently refused a planning application on the grounds of flood risk. The proposed development included the...

The role of greywater recycling in ecological conservation

This article contains paid for content produced in collaboration with Castle Water. Greywater recycling systems are being used in homes and businesses all over the...

New COO for PFAS removal expert

This article contains paid for content produced in collaboration with Puraffinity. Puraffinity, which develops precision technology for the removal of PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ across multiple...

Retention ponds can reduce tyre particle pollution

Retention ponds and wetlands constructed as part of major road schemes can reduce the quantities of tyre particles entering the aquatic environment by an...

Beyond the Stockholm Convention: new regulations targeting PFAS

Sona Dadhania of market intelligence firm IDTechEx offers a brief look into the global regulatory landscape of PFAS, including findings from the group's new...

Flowmeter testing on a pipeline

This article contains paid for content produced in collaboration with iCenta Controls. Instrument specialist iCenta Controls details a demonstration of its Metri Pro-Lite ultrasonic flowmeters...

Final keynote speaker announced for Europump annual meeting in May

Europump (the European Pump Association), which represents 15 National Associations across the continent of Europe, has now finalised the programme of talks and presentations...

Group fine-tunes portable sensor for detecting water-borne PFAS below EU threshold

A startup developing specialized biosensors, Grapheal, and the EDYTEM laboratory*, have announced the fine-tuning of a portable device for monitoring water-borne PFAS pollution. Made...