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Wastewater requires additional treatment to reduce spread of novel coronavirus according to Israeli study

Wastewater must be further treated to minimize the risk of dissemination and infection of SARS-CoV-2, according to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers,...

Case study: Designing bespoke analytical trailers to measure wastewater

The need for a bespoke monitoring system led utility firm Northumbrian Water to the development of a pair of towable trailers equipped with analytical...

Scale-up data technology, water companies urged

There has been “significant growth” in the use of data by the UK water sector but technology now needs to be rolled out at scale if optimum benefits are to be felt over the next five years

Water documentary to screen on Netflix in October

Brave Blue World, the powerful documentary that aims to drive positive change in water is set to reach a global audience of millions

Collaborative approach required to achieve zero pollution, said conference speakers

Water companies can expect increasing scrutiny into their environmental performance, as customer awareness of river and bathing water quality grows. This was among messages...

Software firm introduces “the next generation of sustainable drainage design tools”

Water infrastructure software firm Innovyze has launched InfoDrainage, which it describes as the next generation of Sustainable Drainage design tools. The firm...

Victorian era “engineering jewel of the north-east” gets 21st century refit

A historic Aberdeenshire waterworks is getting a major £52 million revamp more than 150 years after its construction was hailed a jewel in the...

SAF optimisation data shared at wastewater conference

Data from a study to improve optimisation of SAF wastewater treatment systems is the focus of a presentation from WPL taking place at the...

New research finds way to meet agricultural water demand by responsibly reusing wastewater

Irrigation for agriculture accounts for about 70% of freshwater use worldwide, and is a large contributor to global water shortages. New research from Utrecht...

Lebanese wastewater solution wins new global tech competition

Lebanese tech start-up Mrüna has been deemed the winner of a new global innovation competition, InfraChallenge, run by infrastructure advisory group The Global Infrastructure...

Leak loggers support emergency effort in Beirut

Data technology company Ovarro responded quickly to a request for emergency leak detection equipment from the Veolia Foundation, which is supporting the rehabilitation of...

Carbon colloquium

At around five million tonnes (CO2-e), the UK water industry is the nation’s fourth largest emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG), representing just under 1% of the country’s total emissions

Brine elimination pilot progresses

At the Port of Rotterdam, the Zero Brine project - coordinated by Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - has launched its second site as part of its demonstration of industrial circularity combining residual heat and wastewater streams to eliminate brine effluent in the production of demineralised water

Southern Water publishes plan to cut pollution incidents

On 7 September Southern Water announced "a comprehensive plan" that it claimed demonstrated its commitment to reducing pollution incidents and helping to improve the...
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Water management products firm Hydro International was involved with the multi award-winning Much Wenlock flood alleviation scheme, a £2M project initiated by Shropshire Council to reduce flood risk in the small town of Much Wenlock.
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IoT expedites leak detection

Yorkshire Water and partners are nearing completion of the deployment of almost 4000 acoustic, flow, pressure and water quality monitors in what is said to be the UK’s largest smart water network pilot
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Anglo-German barrier system won’t float away

Thermoplastic expert Structure-flex has introduced a unique, patented flood protection system to the UK.

A tropical flood-planning first

In a move that could save many lives, Malaysia is extending its state-of-the-art flood warning system across the country. Said to the first time national-scale flood management has been implemented in a harsh tropical environment, it has been developed by engineering firm HR Wallingford, who offer further explanation below.

Keeping track of microplastic

Microplastics seem an ever-increasing blight in waterways, but methods to measure them are evolving, and experts believe no single technology will fill this gap