Firms achieve first drinking water spray lining in AMP7

Morrison Water Services, a part of M Group Services’ Water Division, is working in partnership with Yorkshire Water to deliver a drinking water...

SEPA warns water scarcity still impacting Scotland, despite heavy rainfall

The latest weekly Water Scarcity Situation Report from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) shows that, despite heavy rainfall and thundery showers across much of mainland Scotland, the majority of the country is still seeing the impacts of water scarcity.

WWEM 2018 sees return of Instrumentation Apprentice Competition and new WIPAC Learning Zone

This year’s WWEM Conference will take place in Telford on 21 - 22 November 2018

A dam fine dram? Measures tackle water scarcity at Speyside distillery

Researchers from the University of Aberdeen and James Hutton Institute have worked with The Glenlivet distillery to introduce environmentally sustainable solutions at Chivas Brothers’...

An enduring threat to water?

Dr Ian Ross of professional services firm Tetra Tech, and the author of the Emerging Contaminants Handbook, discusses the emergence of PFAS as contaminants of concern in the UK

£11.3 million mains upgrade in Inverclyde and Renfrewshire

Scottish Water has made a £11.3m investment in its water infrastructure in parts of Inverclyde and Renfrewshire. It is a move that is intended...
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Structure streamlines salt collection

A low-cost seawater desalination device powered by solar energy was recently described by a group from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea.

Is England losing the battle for better water quality?

Efforts to improve the water quality of England’s rivers, lakes and waterways are faltering - and unless policymakers recommit to the hard work of...

Firm delivers components for a multi-technology demineralisation unit in Italy

Water separation and purification firm Dow Water & Process Solutions is to design an ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis (RO) multi-technology installation for a new...

“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...

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,...

Update gives insights into non-acoustic leak technologies

Technology company Ovarro has partnered with UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR) to update the sector on advancements in non-acoustic leak detection techniques. The update provides...

Comment: PFAS removal – we already have the technology

The issue of PFAS contamination of drinking water sources has been under the media spotlight in recent weeks, scrutiny that is likely to increase...

Severn Trent installs reliable oil-free screw blowers in six water treatment plants

Severn Trent Water has chosen to install reliable and energy efficient ZS oil-free rotary screw blowers from Atlas Copco at six of its water...

Innovate UK funding for solution to tackle PFAS

London-based chemical technology firm Puraffinity has developed an innovative approach to eliminating PFAS from water supplies, with funding from Innovate UK. Its solution is a...

Firm reactivates its first spent carbon from a drinking water facility

Wigan-based CPL Activated Carbons, has successfully reactivated its first batch of ‘green list’ spent carbon from a drinking water treatment facility. Activated carbons are used...

Measuring potable water quality: Why one size does not fit all

A wide variety of factors can affect the quality of potable water during treatment, ranging from the characteristics of the source water to factors...

Bath hospital Legionella inquest pinpoints failures

The risks presented by Legionella bacteria in water systems were in the headlines again in February, following inquest findings which highlighted the failures that...

World Water Council announces winner of Kyoto World Water Grand Prize

The World Water Council has announced the winner of the 5th Kyoto World Water Grand Prize: Charité Chrétienne pour Personnes en Détresse (CCPD -...
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Utility restores 150-year-old reservoir

In October Anglian Water engineers concluded the inspection of the Sultzer Reservoir