Researchers add detail to understanding how micro- and nanoplastics move through the environment

The fundamental mechanisms that allow tiny pieces of plastic bags and foam packaging at the nanoscale to move through the environment seem to have...
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A good deal for scraping

Thames Water is spending £24m on sludge handling equipment for its major sewage works in London. A deal with Hydro International will see the Zickert...

Models predict that planned phosphorus reductions will make Lake Erie more toxic

Reducing levels of the nutrient phosphorus to control harmful algal blooms in places like Lake Erie is actually advantageous to toxic cyanobacteria strains, which...

Veolia provides Glycol runoff treatment plant at Heathrow

Veolia Water Technologies UK (VWT UK) has recently completed a glycol removal plant at Heathrow Airport, seemingly the first of its kind to treat...

Water industry event discusses opportunity for hydrogen

Green hydrogen - and how the water sector can engage with this ‘green, clean fuel source’ - was the focus of a recent webinar...

Remote water monitoring system trials in Africa

A new remote monitoring system to ensure rural communities have access to water is being trialled in Sierra Leone. The technology – a collaboration between...

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...

Dhaka water supply project appointment

Mott MacDonald has been appointed management, design and supervision consultant by Bangladesh’s Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) on the Dhaka environmentally sustainable...

Anglian Water successfully trials Arvia technology

UK utility pilots tertiary treatment combining oxidation and adsorption Effective removal rates achieved for a number of substances investigated Trials of an advanced tertiary water and...

Research to tackle built environment resilience

THE largest UK charity dedicated specifically to built environment research, the BRE Trust, has announced a major three year funding programme to improve the...

Multiparameter water monitor puts sensor quality centre stage

Described as "a pioneering breakthrough in water quality monitoring", Analytical Technology’s new MetriNet multi-parameter water quality monitor for networks is said to offer "a...

Screens test

Water technology firm Hydro International writes about recent success with cutting the Opex costs and carbon footprint at a wastewater treatment plant run by Scottish Water.

Taking a natural approach to flood management in yorks

Farmers and landowners across three river catchments in Yorkshire and the North West are harnessing the power of nature in a pilot scheme to better protect the major road network from flooding.

Samba drums and raw sewage?

"Raw sewage in Rio" debate shows value of UK investment in water treatment, says Lanes Group's Richard Leigh Fears over sewage contamination problems during the...

User friendly and low cost data logger for water distribution networks

Now available from Bell Flow Systems, the MacR6 is said to be a user friendly, low cost solution for monitoring water consumption and pressure...
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New EA contract helps protect water resources

The Environment Agency has awarded a 4-year contract to Meteor Communications for the provision of telemetry systems, services and data hosting for water quality monitoring systems

Water mentor wins funding

DEFRA has granted funding of £150k to a business network that is aimed at helping firms manage their water issues more effectively. The group,...

Flow controls deliver SuDS design for challenging housing development

Engineers took a pragmatic approach to designing surface water drainage at Taylor Wimpey's new Parc-y-Strade housing development on the outskirts of Llanelli, South Wales....

Sponsored content: New firm has the tech for tightening consents and nutrient removal

Engineering and construction contractor The Trant Group has announced the launch of Te-Tech Process Solutions, a new company providing innovative products for water and...

New storm water drainage systems in Irvine and Kilmarnock

Leading water management solutions company, Asset International ltd (Asset), in partnership with KWH Pipe UK Ltd, has supplied a Weholite storm water attenuation tank...