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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...

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...

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...

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...

Coping with a changing demand

In July 2020, the Met Office reported that most UK water companies have seen an increase in average water consumption during lockdown, especially those...

Space technology firms sponsor Northumbrian Water Innovation Festival

Described as ‘Glastonbury meets Tomorrows World’ the four day innovation festival held annually by Northumbrian Water is going fully digital for the first time,...

Research highlights need to promote water efficient products

Research carried out by the Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA) appears to highlight the need for retailers and installers to promote water efficient products to...

Latest learnings from the Water Action Platform

Assessing risk and determining responses to Covid-19 were major themes of the most recent Water Action Platform webinar which took place on 9 July....

Finnish utility trials asset investment planning software

Finnish multi-utility Alva is the first in Scandinavia to trial Ovarro’s PIONEER asset investment planning (AIP) software. The six-month trial, which started in May,...

No shortage of water as UK collects less than 2% of rainfall, insists GMB...

There is a shortage of investment to collect enough water to supply a growing population and have adequate stocks to cope with the periodic...
Eliquo Hydrok have added two new Mecana technologies to their existing Pile Cloth Media Filtration (PCMF) systems available for the UK Water and Wastewater markets.

Introducing two new Mecana Systems in the UK (sponsored)

Eliquo Hydrok have added two new Mecana technologies to their existing Pile Cloth Media Filtration (PCMF) systems available for the UK Water and Wastewater markets

Bringing people together to deliver clean water in Tanzania

Situated in the mountains of north-western Tanzania, the rural district of Karagwe was once an influential kingdom where wealth was measured in cattle. While...
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From field to faucet

Dr Akmez Nabeerasool, senior product manager at industrial water recycling specialist Arvia Technology, discusses advances in the post-treatment purification of water polluted by persistent traces of agrochemicals
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Partnership addresses potable priorities

As part of its National Disinfection Programme, Irish Water is investing over €65 million in the upgrade and standardisation of disinfection systems currently installed in over 864 public drinking water treatment plants, pumping stations and reservoirs.

“Solar Water ATMs” bring business model that could improve access to clean water in...

Access to clean water remains a significant problem in Africa, yet smartphones are widespread throughout the continent. Introducing mobile payment to solar-powered water purification...

Utility says water quality remains high with help of metaldehyde run-off reduction scheme

Severn Trent says its Farm to Tap scheme, which aims to mitigate the impact of pesticide run off on water quality, has seen its...

New film showcases solutions for Baltic Sea eutrophication

Launch of documentary on innovations for recycling nutrients from agriculture and wastewater A short film Sea of Opportunity, launched on 30 January, presents three innovative...

Glenfield Invicta merger

Move prioritises “clarity, service and growth” Glenfield and Invicta, two well-known and long-established brands in the water sector, have announced they are merging their operations...