As winters warm, nutrient pollution threatens 40% of US

A first-of-its-kind national study appears to find that previously frozen winter nutrient pollution — unlocked by rising winter temperatures and rainfall — is putting...

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...

Q&A: Connecting water technology and its potential impact

With water undergoing a transformation, industrial end-users are increasingly embedding sustainable solutions within their operations. Snehal Desai, chief growth and sustainability officer at Evoqua...

Comment: Water in the US – a decade of turbulence

As technology and innovation consultancy Isle celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its presence in the US water market, Cristina Ahmadpour, Isle president and...

Disinfection added to treatment works on river Wharfe

Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection measures have been added to Yorkshire Water’s treatment works at Draughton and Beamsley to help improve water quality at the designated...

Phosphate monitor protects Cumbrian lake during restoration

Novel phosphate monitoring technology from OTT Hydrometry is helping the South Cumbria Rivers Trust (SCRT) to improve water quality during a project to restore...

SPONSORED CONTENT: Membrane filtration supports optimal solution in Abu Dhabi

Research university NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) recently commissioned filtration specialist Axium Process to develop, manufacture and supply a range of bespoke membrane filtration and ion exchange pilot systems suitable for detailed investigations over a wide range of industrial, environmental, and process-based applications.

Pumps conference grapples with EU decarbonisation challenge

Trade organisations CEIR, Pneurop and Europump recently held a Joint conference to consider the EU’s roadmap for industrial support. Under the working title of...

Net zero water challenge innovations supported by programme

Emission-cutting innovations from three global technology leaders are being accelerated through the UK water sector, thanks to new collaborative platform Spring. Technologies from...

Utility to support the creation of inland swimming hotspots in the East of England

Plans to attain bathing water designation at three sites across the East of England are to be supported by a new package of work...

Pressure is on for hydrostatic pipeline testing

Serious injuries to a young woman in Leicestershire, the consequence of a hydrostatic pressure test going wrong, should be a wake-up call to the...

Wildfires can contaminate drinking water, reveals study

Following a devastating wildfire in 2018 that raged through Paradise, California, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were found to be contaminating the town’s water—and scientists...

Water sector knowledge transfer service goes live

A knowledge-sharing and project showcase platform that will support the UK water sector with its innovation ambitions has launched. The Knowledge Transfer Service, from...

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...

Pressure transient loggers resolve burst water mains mystery in County Kilkenny

PTLs identify pressure reducing valve as the culprit Pressure Transient Loggers (PTLs) from multi-utility monitoring and telemetry specialist HWM have been employed to solve the...

Scottish utility completes reservoir car-removal operation

A delicate operation to remove nine ageing car wrecks which had been dumped in a Paisley reservoir has been hailed a success by utility...

Lithium mining and its water impact: More complex than previously thought?

Water usage is exceeding its resupply in regions where lithium mining is undertaken, reports what is seemingly the first study to attempt a comprehensive...

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’...

Ofwat to launch new £4m open competition for water innovation

Ofwat, the economic regulator of water services in England and Wales, has announced a new “open access” competition for innovators, in an apparent widening...

Tackling leakage from all angles

Supply interruptions and water losses from leaks on transmission pipes and trunk mains can be some of the most challenging issues water utilities face given the large diameter of the pipes and the materials of which they are made