Utilities commit to smart water installations to help avoid sewer spills

Water technology firm SDS has completed the installation of its latest smart rainwater management systems at homes in Forton, Lancashire, and Deal, Kent, as...

Organic coagulant helps reduce sludge for egg product supplier

Veolia Water Technologies UK (VWT UK) has been specified to supply its water treatment chemical solution, Hydrex 6861, to egg product supplier D Wise,...

Egypt and UK sign MoU on water partnership

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between Egypt and a leading UK water sector trade association to establish a framework for bilateral...

Innovate UK funding for solution to tackle PFAS

London-based chemical technology firm Puraffinity has developed an innovative approach to eliminating PFAS from water supplies, with funding from Innovate UK. Its solution is a...

New wetlands in Wiltshire to recharge nearly 600 million litres of groundwater per year

In a tie-in with World Water Day in late March, employees from Amazon Web Services (AWS), The Rivers Trust and Action for the River...

Reflections on a recent water industry event about micropollutants

Multiple solutions to the challenge on emerging contaminants were under discussion at British Water’s recent micropollutants conference. Here, Dr Fabio Bacci reflects on key...

Chinese researchers find new water reservoir on the Moon

A research group from the Institute of Geology and Geophysics (IGG) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has found that impact glass beads...

Energy saving in borehole pumping

The KSB Group has launched a new submersible borehole pump series. Named UPA S 250, this pump series is designed for use in general water supply, agriculture, mine dewatering and ground water management as well as for general pressure boosting tasks, for example.

Wastewater redesign

Xylem has been selected by the City of Toronto to supply customized equipment for a new integrated pumping station (IPS) – a critical component for the transport of wastewater.

Polymer metering advance

The introduction of the Qdos 60 PU peristaltic pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) means operators can now deploy efficient, safe, and reliable polymer metering at any water or wastewater treatment plant, says the firm.

Closing the adaptation gap

Climate adaptation is chronically underfunded in the UK, and is falling short of what the country needs to insulate it from impacts such as heatwaves and increased rainfall, according to a new report from the Government's advisory body, the Climate Change Committee (CCC).

Light trapped in a water droplet could help measure pollutants

Shining light on a water droplet creates an effect that is useful for exploring the properties of individual atoms, and may also help with...

Water start-up signs deal to start manufacture of “revolutionary” reverse osmosis technique

Engineering technology start-up Salinity Solutions has signed an agreement with a leading water process solutions manufacturer, Te-Tech Process Solutions to start production of bespoke...

Ofwat and the EA must go further: Lords’ report on sewage pollution welcomed by...

How might the water industry be better regulated to reduce the sewage pollution that floods waterways in England and Wales? A report from the...

Q&A: Delivering sustainable solutions to solve water challenges 

With British Water’s conference on creating a more sustainable water sector approaching, Stephen Kennedy shares his views on celebrating recent successes in creating a...

CIP micropollutants research published by UKWIR

Thirteen research reports have just been published, which aim to boost the water sector’s knowledge of microplastics and further the understanding of anti-microbial resistance...
Te-Tech has installed units at the Chipping Camden STW.

Sponsored Content: Advanced oxidation technology installed at sewage works

Te-Tech Process Solutions has installed and integrated te-ion™ advanced oxidation technology to suppress sludge bulking at Severn Trent Water’s Chipping Campden Sewage Treatment Works.
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Managing complexity

In a first for the English water sector, utilities are being asked to produce drainage & wastewater management plans (DWMPs) by Defra.

Continuous monitors protect famous rivers

The Test and Itchen catchments supply much of Hampshire’s public water needs, as well as a significant proportion of the Isle of Wight’s requirements. Both rivers drain into Southampton Water, and in turn, into the Solen't.