Industry must work together to reap the benefits of BIM, says water industry conference...

Utilities need to work together and share information to get the maximum benefit from Building Information Modelling (BIM), water industry data expert Andrew Cowell...

EU project to develop sensor systems for the tracing of synthetic drug laboratories via...

An EU-wide collaborative project, microMole, aims to design and develop a standalone sensor system that will track down the production of illicit substances by...

Pumps improve thickened sludge conveyance in German wastewater treatment plant

Pumps that can reliably convey thickened sludge with a high dry matter content, without the risk of overpressure, have been supplied by Netzsch Pumps,...

Birmingham is bottom of the bogs while Glasgow is flushed with success: Drainage league...

The majority of Brits are putting unsuitable items down their toilets and plugholes, potentially causing severe damage to their drainage systems, suggests research released...

Business in the Community calls on food and drink businesses to take action on...

The charity Business in the Community (BITC) was calling on food and drink businesses to take action across their supply chains to improve water...

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...

Better than conventional sandbags?

Environmental services provider Adler & Allan has launched a new "fast-acting" flood defence system, SoakBags, which is said to be quick and easy to...

Pressure-level sensor provides motorway flood warnings

Water level sensing technology from OTT Hydrometry is being used in an intelligent flood warning system that has been installed at a ford in...

Innovation in ceramics for ADCP transducers

Ceramics specialist Morgan Advanced Materials says it now has the capability to design and manufacture components for use in ultrasonic Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers...

New SuDS manual praised for pragmatism

REVISIONS to the CIRIA SuDS Manual, the so-called UK ‘bible’ for Sustainable Drainage System design and delivery, have been welcomed by industry experts for...

Grease lightening

Mario Kelly of water, energy and maintenance solutions provider NCH Europe offers a few thoughts on a contemporary headache - the fatberg. FORGET alligators, fatbergs...

“Let’s work with farmers to manage upstream storage”, say flood experts

Flood technology experts have welcomed Government proposals to work with farmers to create more flood storage areas upstream, protecting downstream properties vulnerable to flash...

Getting ready for the FloodEx 2016 trade event

The FloodEx trade event will take place on 18 and 19 May in Peterborough Arena. Aimed at those working in flood defence and the...

Severe drought no longer caused just by nature, say researchers

Scientists at the University of Birmingham are calling on drought researchers and managers around the world to consider both human activity and natural phenomena...

Protecting your assets from debris

Wastewater treatment expert Jacopa expounds on the benefits of installing trash rakes For water service companies, ensuring that wastewater treatment works are fully operational is...

Video showcases ‘ultrapure’ water technology at National Graphene Institute

Veolia Water Technologies has released a new video showing how its ultrapure water technology is helping cutting edge research at the National Graphene Institute....

Australian water quality centre validates automated vs manual colony counting

Automated microbiological systems manufacturer Synbiosis says that a paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Methods X details how scientists at the Australian Water Quality...

Partnership supports micro-hydro cost savings

A new Micro-Hydro partnership between Ham Baker Group and SPP Pumps promises to allow affordable, effective energy generation for water treatment inlet works and...

Two-day course on essentials of drain repair

WRc is running another two-day "Essentials for Managing Drain Repair" course on 1 and 2 March 2016, at WRc in Swindon. The aim of...

Biofilters ensure wastewater compliance for maltings plant

Process solutions provider ACWA Services has installed new bio-filters at the Pencaitland maltings plant near Edinburgh, one of five plants operated by major UK...