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50,000-litres-a-day leak spotted with smart meters

A huge leak which was losing 50,000 litres of water a day has been repaired – thanks to smart meters. Thames Water engineers repaired the leak – which was …

UV lining is highway drainage first for motorway improvement

Lanes Group is implementing what is said to be the first project to extensively line highway drainage pipes as part of a Smart Motorway initiative. The …

Treated graywater better for arid environments than non-treated, say researchers

Reusing graywater in dry areas may require treatment for more efficient irrigation in arid, sandy soils, according to a new study published in Chemosphere by …

Wigan heat installer fined for water main incident in Blackburn

United Utilities has been awarded £2,000 legal costs after a heat pump installation company drilled into a water main and flooded a road and five homes. …

Flower show exhibit demonstrates how to ‘slow the flow’

Visitors to the RHS Tatton Flower Show (19-23 July) will see how the landscaping around their homes can play a vital role in preventing their communities from …

Science award for biomaterial that filters out micro-pollutants

A granular adsorbent capable of the specific binding and removing of target micro-pollutants from wastewater has won a prestigious materials science award. …

Opportunities in Oman, finds British Water

A UK delegation to the Sultanate of Oman, organised by Intec Export Intelligence and British Water, has been hailed a success by both bodies. Some 22 UK …

Prepared foods maker opts for durable wastewater aeration system

Roberts of Port Dinorwic, the family-owned food manufacturer, has introduced a new Landia aeration system to enhance its wastewater process. Based at a …

Young engineer who started flood protection firm offers tips for business owners

A man whose family home was destroyed by the 2007 floods when he was just 13, leading him to set up his own flood protection business, is urging businesses to …

New abstraction app a “game changer” for water industry

Lanes Utilities has developed an app that it says promises to revolutionise the way water abstraction is carried out by wastewater companies. The app pinpoints …




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