Modular stormwater management system gets UK launch

Wavin, a manufacturer of stormwater and rainwater management systems and drainage products, has announced the UK launch of Q-Bic Plus, described as an innovative...

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...

Cash boost to help septic tank owners clean-up their act

Thousands of people across the North West could be polluting the environment without knowing it – all because they don’t love their septic tanks,...

Source-separated sewage facility opens in Sweden

Thursday, 16 June, marks the official inauguration of RecoLab, an award-winning treatment plant for source-separated sewage in Helsingborg, Sweden. The facility – said to...
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Fine bubble aeration cuts energy bill

THINK of waste water treatment and for many, whether in the water utilities or manufacturing sector, that means old, concrete reactors with a mechanical...

Collaborative summit to explore future of FOG

A collaborative event will bring together water, wastewater and sustainability experts to explore new ways of tackling fat, oil and grease (FOG) in sewers...

£4.28 million flood defences go underground, overground in London parks

A £4.28m award-winning flood defence project in Southwark, South London, is combining above and below-ground temporary flood storage to create a pioneering solution at...

Sharp sensing from maintenance-free velocity sensor

Pulsar Process Measurement will be demonstrating its extensive level and flow measurement, pump control and sludge interface measurement product range at WWEM 2016. Visit...

Sites must fulfil water protection obligations

With public attention on corporate environmental activities, there is particular pressure on industrial companies to limit their impact on the local water environment, says Adam Parmenter, industrial sales manager at WPL.
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New robot for fully automatic water analysis

UK laboratories are under increasing pressure to undertake a wider range of tests; to test more samples, and often to do so with less staff.

Graphene’s promise for purification

A group of Russian scientists has figured out that graphene is capable of purifying water, making it drinkable, without further chlorination. "Capturing" bacterial cells,...

Natural flood management in Lancashire could save £millions says new study

Natural flood management in Lancashire could save £millions, protect homes and businesses whilst improving the environment, a major new study finds. A new collaboration between...

Continuous measurement of sludge density helps generate more electricity

Pulsar Process Measurement has supplied eight Sludge Finder 2 sludge interface monitors to Severn Trent’s Stoke Bardolph site as part of a process improvement...
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Opinions on dealing with wet waste

Envirotec addresses a few questions to Steve Lawrie, a technical specialist with Dexter Watson, a supplier of equipment and services for the water and...

Pressure-based BOD measurement updated for labs and treatment plants

WATER analysis specialist Lovibond Tintometer has announced its latest instrument for BOD measurement for wastewater samples. Measurement employs the manometric method. Manometric respirometers relate...

“Water man of India” comes to Rabbit Ings Country Park

A world-renowned water conservationist has visited Rabbit Ings Country Park near Barnsley to study an innovative water restoration project in the Dearne Valley. Rajendra Singh,...

Washing machine has filter to catch microfibres

Home appliance supplier Grundig has launched a washing machine seemingly equipped to capture microfibres shed from clothing during the wash cycle, in an apparent...

Hacking away at the problem

Northumbrian Water held an Innovation Festival in July which brought together business leaders, customers and delegates from technology firms

Taking care of precious assets

TEN small- to medium-sized companies are to carry out feasibility projects to help businesses safeguard future water supplies at home and abroad. The companies have...

Firm delivers components for a multi-technology demineralisation unit in Italy

Water separation and purification firm Dow Water & Process Solutions is to design an ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis (RO) multi-technology installation for a new...