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Wastewater requires additional treatment to reduce spread of novel coronavirus according to Israeli study

Wastewater must be further treated to minimize the risk of dissemination and infection of SARS-CoV-2, according to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers,...

Case study: Designing bespoke analytical trailers to measure wastewater

The need for a bespoke monitoring system led utility firm Northumbrian Water to the development of a pair of towable trailers equipped with analytical...

Scale-up data technology, water companies urged

There has been “significant growth” in the use of data by the UK water sector but technology now needs to be rolled out at scale if optimum benefits are to be felt over the next five years

Water documentary to screen on Netflix in October

Brave Blue World, the powerful documentary that aims to drive positive change in water is set to reach a global audience of millions

SAF optimisation data shared at wastewater conference

Data from a study to improve optimisation of SAF wastewater treatment systems is the focus of a presentation from WPL taking place at the...

New research finds way to meet agricultural water demand by responsibly reusing wastewater

Irrigation for agriculture accounts for about 70% of freshwater use worldwide, and is a large contributor to global water shortages. New research from Utrecht...

Lebanese wastewater solution wins new global tech competition

Lebanese tech start-up Mrüna has been deemed the winner of a new global innovation competition, InfraChallenge, run by infrastructure advisory group The Global Infrastructure...

Carbon colloquium

At around five million tonnes (CO2-e), the UK water industry is the nation’s fourth largest emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG), representing just under 1% of the country’s total emissions

Brine elimination pilot progresses

At the Port of Rotterdam, the Zero Brine project - coordinated by Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - has launched its second site as part of its demonstration of industrial circularity combining residual heat and wastewater streams to eliminate brine effluent in the production of demineralised water
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Work begins on detection system

In July, Scientists at the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) announced a project to develop a standardised UK-wide system for detecting Coronavirus in wastewater, in order to provide an early warning of future outbreaks and reduce reliance on costly testing of large populations.

Runoff recycling is good to go

Zero Waste Scotland has partnered with Scottish Water to turn grit that is found in the wastewater system into a valuable raw building material...

Project aims to reduce the risk of sewer flooding in Argyll and Bute

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVcKT_ZReYI&feature=youtu.be A £3.4m investment project to help reduce the risk of sewer flooding in Tarbert, Argyll and Bute began on 31 August. The improvement work...

Space technology firms sponsor Northumbrian Water Innovation Festival

Described as ‘Glastonbury meets Tomorrows World’ the four day innovation festival held annually by Northumbrian Water is going fully digital for the first time,...

How remote monitoring can contribute to operational success

Embracing digital technology will have a vital role to play in the safe, efficient and effective management of wastewater. Whether it is to minimise...

Lost revenue is biggest Covid risk facing utilities

Non-payment of customer bills poses the biggest Covid-19 threat to water utilities worldwide, one of several water industry issues discussed at a technology consultancy's...

United Utilities asks market for innovative solutions to sludge management

United Utilities is inviting companies to contact it with new and effective solutions for the treatment of sludge. The water and wastewater firm has issued...

Drilling operation helps utility protect medieval monks path

A seemingly state-of-the-art drilling technique has allowed Thames Water to install a vital new sewage pipe while protecting a centuries-old country path used by...

Major role for wastewater epidemiology in tackling Covid-19, says group

Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) has a significant part to play in identifying ‘silent’ Covid-19 cases in the community, research presented at the latest Water Action...

Czech town welcomes wastewater treatment installation

A new wastewater treatment system installed in a town in the Czech Republic will protect valued fishing ponds and raise the quality to required...

Latest learnings from the Water Action Platform

Assessing risk and determining responses to Covid-19 were major themes of the most recent Water Action Platform webinar which took place on 9 July....