Clay pipes specified for new blood transfusion centre

The new £33m Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) Centre of Excellence near Edinburgh has specified clay pipes from Hepworth Clay as an underground...

Wastewater research unlocks surprising hydrodynamics of SAF systems

A radical way to improve the performance of submerged aerated filter (SAF) package wastewater systems has been unveiled at a wastewater industry event. Engineering...

Drainage specialists go the extra half mile – for badgers

Lanes Group drainage engineers have carried out a pipe cleaning project with the longest jetting hose they have ever deployed - and all to...

New Archimedes screw pumps for Severn Trent Water

ECS Engineering Services has been awarded the contract to replace seven screw pumps as part of a larger contract for NMC Nomenca. Split between...

Services provider picks up Achilles accolade

Wastewater solutions and services provider Jacopa has secured excellent scores in a recent Achilles Verify audit that assessed its management systems and also operations...

SWW breach earns EA fine

A case brought by the Environment Agency has resulted in a £45,000 fine for South West Water, for breaching environmental controls at a sewage...

Call to end more-for-less sector ethos

An opinion piece from Brian Back, managing director of Radio Data Networks HAVING been involved in the water and wastewater industries for over a quarter...

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...

Discrete package treatment installed at English distillery

Converted from a renovated 1850s model farm, The Lakes Distillery on the banks of Lake Bassenthwaite is in one of the most outstanding landscapes...

Kilkenny membrane bioreactor expansion still provides “outstanding quality” effluent, 15 years on

A submerged membrane treatment plant installed by wastewater treatment experts Jacopa is still providing outstanding treated water quality for the Glanbia dairy in Kilkenny,...

£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...

“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,...

A slimline option for water treatment facilities

A seemingly innovative solid-concentrate water treatment system has been launched by Chem-Aqua, the water treatment platform within water, energy and maintenance solutions provider NCH....

Micro-hydropower electricity generation could save the water industry millions, says study

New research findings from Bangor University and Trinity College Dublin have highlighted the potential for further cost savings from micro-hydropower. Savings of up to...

Firm secures deal to build radial weir gates for EA refurbishment of Thames structure

ECS Engineering Services has recently secured a deal to supply eight radial weir gates to the Environment Agency (EA) as part of a project...

EA surface water data now available in Envirocheck Flood Screening report

With the Environment Agency recently warning of the risks related to surface water flooding, following heavy mid-summer downpours, it seems timely that a UK...

Bat technology sounds out sewer problems

Lanes Group says it has become the first wastewater network contractor in the UK to commercially deploy pipe inspection technology that uses sound to...

Optimising foam control for reduced environmental impact

Foaming occurs in a wide spectrum of industries, from food processing to drug manufacture, from waste water treatment to paper production and from brewing...

Advanced Rio lab warns of Olympic water quality danger

Recent press coverage highlighting fears that sewage contamination will present dangers to participants in the 2016 Rio Olympics has been followed up by more...

China’s water industry trade show continues to get bigger

The premier trade show for China’s water industry is set to take place in the New China International Exhibition Center (NCIEC) in Beijing on...