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Protecting water quality while dredging the Somerset levels

A special monitoring system is helping protect water quality on the Somerset Levels and Moors where a major dredging operation is under way following...

Canal winter stoppages season begins: Contractor comments on the how and why of this...

A busy start to winter stoppages season saw one UK waterway maintenance company mobilise nine boats in a three-week period, destined for varied works...

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 Conference (EWWM)...

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 flooding,...

Boiling tap water helps remove microplastics, says study

Nano- and microplastics are seemingly everywhere — water, soil and the air. While many creative strategies have been attempted to get rid of these...

New water treatment technology for organic pollutants

Sponsored content: Arvia developed and refined a unique next-generation water treatment process, called Nyex Rosalox™, designed to target and destroy persistent organic pollutants. 

New nitrate removal plant to improve water quality for Anglian Water’s Retford WTW

WATER and wastewater solutions provider ACWA Services has been contracted to design and build a new state-of-the-art Nitrate removal plant for Anglian Water’s Retford...

Defra’s Storm Overflows Discharge Reduction Plan falls short, says conservation group

"We are appalled to see that Defra’s Storm Overflows Discharge Reduction Plan has not taken into account the thousands of responses to the draft...

Clarifier cuts treatment costs and improves solids removal, says firm

Water technology firm Xylem has unveiled what it describes as "a breakthrough solution to support the efficient removal of solids in water treatment applications"....

Case study: How one utility set up a specialist jetting unit

A £1.2m Yorkshire Water project to establish an in-house Operational Jetting Team is the first of its kind for the utility company. The new...

How do you monitor a tidal river?

If water samples are taken from a river at 9am on consecutive days, it is reasonable to be able to directly compare analytical results,...

Environment Agency says low-carbon concrete flood defences will help it hit net zero by...

The Environment Agency (EA) has pledged to default to low-carbon concrete when constructing flood defences and other critical infrastructure projects, provided they meet performance...

Sparking interest for safe drainage surveys

Lanes Group has invested in EX-rated CCTV camera technology to meet growing demand for drainage survey services that offer enhanced standards of safe working...
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Decontamination that stays upright

WHEN deploying tall equipment such as water filtration systems in unstructured, off-road environments, there is always the danger that it might fall over, or...

Acquisition aims to accelerate growth of flood-related digital services

Engineering and consultancy firm Royal HaskoningDHV has acquired Ambiental, a UK-based provider of actionable intelligence from data to protect people, property and capital from...
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Stay on top of Legionella, says testing firm

Testing and certification firm ALS Global is offering to help firms comply with regulations relating to the safeguarding of premises against Legionella

Scraper maker claims cost edge

HALF-bridge scrapers made by A&J Fabtech rotate around a central pivot in circular settlement tanks and are said to provide a cost effective option...

An asset to assets? Real-time condition monitoring extends equipment lifetime

Said to be compatible with any primary rotating equipment or assets in a wide variety of industries and processes, Fluid Motion Solutions’ new Max...

Water – respecting our planet’s liquid life source

CountyClean Group offers tips on how to preserve a most valuable resource whilst raising awareness about Water Quality Month in the UK. This years’ Water...

How old is that microplastic? A new way to estimate the age of microplastics...

Researchers have developed a new way to estimate the age of microplastics found in the upper oceans. The method involves a combination of analyzing...