First Scotland-wide drugs and microplastics test of rivers launched

Environmental scientists at The James Hutton Institute have launched the first nation-wide drug and microplastics test on Scotland’s rivers to help shed light on...

Lockdowns and water quality: building usage study prompts recommendations

During the lockdowns, lower occupancy in buildings led to reduced water use, raising concerns about water quality due to stagnation. Government warnings highlighted increased...

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...
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1, 4-dioxane removal from water for global life sciences company

Regulations for the use of 1,4-dioxane tightened up in the US, putting pressure on chemical manufacturers. Several US states passed laws to control the concentration of 1,4-dioxane as a product ingredient. The new laws did not yet affect wastewater concentrations, but it seems a foregone conclusion that this would happen.

Comment: Agriculture and pharma key to solving micropollutants problem

In the face of growing public concern about the presence of micropollutants in water and wastewater, Dr Pablo Campo Moreno identifies initiatives that he...

Bioinspired hydrogel patterning offers more effective ways to harvest water

A new study suggests ways to improve the effectiveness of water harvesting, specifically in relation to the condensation of water from collected droplets. The work...

European pumps trade association announces first two keynote speakers for 2024 Annual Meeting

Europump (the European Pump Association) is staging its 2024 Annual Meeting in the UK. Hosted by the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) and sponsored...

Puraffinity wins Morgan Stanley sustainable solutions

Sponsored content: Puraffinity, which develops precision technology for the removal of PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ across multiple water treatment applications...

Navigating Europe’s restriction on microplastics

Legislators in Europe seem to be keeping a closer eye on microplastics, with the introduction of European Union (EU) Regulation 2023/2055 in September being...

Novel biomembranes project receives €3m Pathfinder grant

A project aiming to develop a novel bioinspired membrane to selectively extract compounds from water has won a €3m grant from the European Innovation...

Survey will shape 2050 Water Innovation Strategy

The UK water sector should give more focus to the themes of delivering resilient infrastructure systems and protecting and enhancing natural systems, according to...

Biohybrid alchemy: Transforming wastewater contaminants into chemicals

Researchers have proposed a novel method for transforming wastewater contaminants into valuable chemicals using sunlight, offering an avenue for sustainable and circular chemical...

Study recognizes crucial role of groundwater in planetary health

An international study classifies groundwater as a keystone ecosystem and proposes ways to improve its protection to preserve biodiversity and mitigate climate change Water is...

3D-printed concrete yields carbon savings

Sustainable building materials and construction solutions business Tarmac has teamed up with Finnish technology company Hyperion Robotics to bring structural 3d-printed concrete to the...

Trade effluent monitoring in Essex

This article contains paid for content produced in collaboration with Pollution & Process Monitoring (PPM). Pollution & Process Monitoring (PPM) has engineered a bespoke analytical...

Katronic KATflow 150 achieves MCERTS approval

This article contains paid for content produced in collaboration with Katronic. Katronic’s KATflow 150 Advanced clamp-on flowmeter has gained approval through the UK Environment Agency’s...

Eco-friendly jetting backs super-thin tank technology at new hospital car park

Sustainable drain cleaning technology deployed by Lanes Group plc has supported the installation of a ground-breaking ‘super-thin' source control stormwater attenuation system that has...

Will economics drive a paradigm shift in ballast water management?

(Words by ballast water treatment firm Optimarin) The ‘polluter pays’ principle is starting to hit shipowners where it hurts - in the pocket - when...

Anglian Water expands “transformative” AI technology trial

Following the successful pilot of its digital asset management technology with Anglian Water, Norwegian digital analytics company, InfoTiles, is embarking on an expanded proof...

Study shows power plants can recycle water using wastewater from oil and gas mining

Simulations demonstrate the use of two kinds of industrial wastewater to decontaminate each other has the potential to slash a power plant’s total water...