Saturday, November 26, 2022

UK bathing water improving, says EA

A total of 97% of England’s bathing waters passed the minimum tougher standard this year, according to statistics released by the Environment Agency in...

The carbon conundrum

Envirotec takes a look at the methods available for measuring organic loading in a body of water, and things to consider when selecting an...

Terrorists and the water supply: UK specialist hits back at “scaremongering” criticism

Craig Stanners, Director of IVL Flow Control has hit back at alleged criticism that he was scaremongering when stating that the UK’s water networks...

Modular controller simplifies water treatment in cooling towers

The use of cooling towers is widespread across many industries and the water treatment process within these systems performs a crucial role which needs...

Sealing up the cracks in security

The UK’s drinking water is at far too great a risk from potential contamination of supply by terrorists, with current systems simply not quick...

Can suppliers make the totex dream come true?

Keith Hayward of Hydro International’s European Wastewater Division reflects on efforts to move towards an outcome-focused approach to meeting water industry goals With AMP6 off...

Database promises to speed water screening

A public database developed by German water screening specialists promises to make it easier and faster for screening laboratories to identify unknown molecules in...

Surge vessels installed for Southern Water

IN February Quantum Engineering Developments (QED) completed installation of ten surge vessels for Southern Water to replace eight vessels in the Thanet area of...

Vision technology measures water quality from space

An international team of researchers has demonstrated a way to assess the quality of water on Earth from space by using satellite technology that...

Technological breakthroughs driving growth in water quality monitoring

Developments in solid-state electronics and small high-powered light sources (like the LEDs in this image) have supported rapid progress with optical sensor technology during...
A treatment plant. The costs of treating nitrate-contaminated water amount to around £120 million per year for the UK water industry.

Defusing the nitrate time bomb

Steve Buss, Catchment Management Specialist at independent scientific environmental consultancy ESI, comments on recent findings that nitrate levels in groundwater are now levelling out....
Drinking untreated water is a major contributor to the deaths of children under five, globally.

Filter distribution makes impact in Rwanda

ALMOST 500,000 people in the poorest part of Rwanda had clean water at home over Christmas thanks to UK company DelAgua, which has been...
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North-east water boost

NORTHUMBRIAN Water’s Warkworth Water Treatment Works (WTW) is set to undergo a £2.2million refurbishment to help maintain and enhance drinking water quality for the...
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Testing the water

The International Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition offers a rare opportunity to review the broad range of technology developments taking place...
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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...
Glencorse water treatment works

City’s WTW comes in on time and under budget

SCOTTISH Water’s £130m Glencorse Water Treatment Works has gone into service on schedule and under budget. Designed and constructed by Black & Veatch, it...