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Innovative aeration promises wastewater energy savings

Phil Burge of Swedish bearings company SKF explains a new aeration blower solution, and its potential to lower energy costs, improve operational efficiency and...
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Protecting water quality while dredging the Somerset levels

A special monitoring system is helping protect water quality on the Somerset Levels and Moors where a major dredging operation is under way following...
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Oxidation tech for contaminated waterways

MAPAL Green Energy has introduced a new rapid response application for its floating fine bubble aeration system (FFBA) technology. The Emergency Deployment Oxidation System (EDOS)...
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Separator installation showcases streamlined supply chain approach

EXPANSION of a major water recycling centre in Cambridgeshire has provided an opportunity for Anglian Water to pilot a more streamlined approach to working...
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AMP6 accord

A collaborative agreement between water treatment specialist Ovivo and wastewater technology expert M&N Electrical & Mechanical Services will provide water companies with peace...
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Rapid detection of Legionella

AN apparent breakthrough for the rapid detection of the Legionella pneumophila SG1 bacteria is now available from Scottish firm Odour & Dust Solutions (ODS)....
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Decontamination that stays upright

WHEN deploying tall equipment such as water filtration systems in unstructured, off-road environments, there is always the danger that it might fall over, or...
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WWEM 2014 details announced

The organisers of WWEM 2014, the international Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition, have announced the details of the Conferences that will...
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Low carbon solution for Center Parcs

Yorkshire-based effluent treatment specialist ACWA has won a contract to upgrade the environmentally-friendly wastewater treatment (WWT) system at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest, in Nottinghamshire. The...
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SuDS implementation delayed again

Despite a winter of floods misery and high-profile media attention, DEFRA has once again postponed the target start date to introduce compulsory legislation for...
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It’s a dirty job…

THE ups and downs of life working for the North West's water company United Utilities is the subject of a six-part TV documentary running...
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New steelwork for sludge tanks

THAMES Water is undertaking a £675 million upgrade programme which will include a £200 million expansion of the Crossness sewage treatment works (STW) and...
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Innovation award for leak spotters

A project to pinpoint underground water leaks using aerial surveys has picked up the trophy for the most innovative use of an existing technology...
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Repairing a big pipe

A rapid setting repair mortar manufactured by Flexcrete Technologies has been used during the repair and protection of an aqueduct which carries 570 million...
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Swift pipe re-lining avoids disruption

ANGLIAN Water has succeeded in carrying out emergency maintenance on a water pipe running underneath a busy road using a pipe renewal liner material...
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Engineers call on Government to return flood protection funding to pre-2010 levels

THE upcoming Budget presents a crucial opportunity for Government to show its long term commitment to better protecting communities, businesses and infrastructure from extreme...
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Gauging groundwater flood risk

FOLLOWING the launch of its Groundwater Flood Risk map in October, water environment services provider ESI is offering Local Authorities a free licence to...
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Winter storms contribute to increase in sinkholes and subsidence

THE exceptional winter storms encountered in the UK this year have contributed to an increase in the incidence of sinkholes and landslides, according to...
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A boost for no-dig pipe rehabilitation

LANES Group engineers have used one of their newest no-dig pipe rehabilitation technologies to reline the entire storm water drainage system at an aerospace...
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Safer and cheaper washwater disposal

WATER treatment specialist Siltbuster has launched a machine, the Siltbuster pHD, intended to handle the problem of concrete washwater disposal. Since the release of...