OFWAT chief: Water companies must show customer benefits

Major infrastructure improvements in the water sector in PR24 will require companies to better demonstrate how any increase in water bills will benefit customers,...

Ultra high pressure jetting a concrete removal ‘gamechanger’

A specialist team from drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc has prevented the need to partially demolish three houses by using a water...
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French recycling and recovery firm to modernise effluent plant in Cameroon

Suez has won the contract to modernise and extend the effluent treatment plant at the refinery of the National Refining Company (SO.NA.RA) in Limbé, Cameroon.

Delivering sludge handling resilience in a new bioresources market

Water 2020 requires new thinking on sludge resources and new levels of resilience for sludge handling and transfer systems

Why the Mogden Formula matters for business

We know water is an increasingly scarce resource. So, what can businesses do to improve the way that water is used, treated, recycled...

UV treatment selected for care home wastewater  in Cornwall

Technology from water recycling specialist WCS Environmental Engineering (WCSEE) has been selected by a care home in Cornwall to provide onsite wastewater treatment in...

Sewage spills still a problem as EA report notes utilities’ winding path of improvement

Water and sewerage firms in England are still under-performing, according to the EA’s latest appraisal of their performance – in relation to spills from...

Pet food manufacturer saves big with a small switch

Veolia Water Technologies says the firm's organic coagulant has helped to optimise the Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) at a large scale pet food production...
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Veolia wins LTP contract for first-of-a-kind Welsh energy park

Veolia Water Technologies has been awarded a contract to supply a Liquor Treatment Plant at Dr Cymru Welsh Water’s Five Fords Wastewater Treatment Works

Firm offers ‘intelligent’ vaccuum toilet systems for marine sanitation

Wastewater management specialist ACO Marine has unveiled a range of vacuum toilets, marking the firm's entry into this segment of the marine sanitation market
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“Brazilian bugs” treat ammonia at utility

Severn Trent says it has achieved a reduction in costs for ammonia treatment by introducing a process called "annamox" .

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,...

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.
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Fatberg foil: Preparing for another year of Unblocktober

Drainage expert Lanes Group has announced the launch of its fifth Unblocktober campaign, calling on individuals and businesses to take the Unblocktober pledge. The...

Switch to green wastewater infrastructure could reduce emissions and provide huge savings

Researchers say they have shown that a transition to green wastewater-treatment approaches in the US, away from greywater treatment, could save $15.6 billion and...

Severn Trent Water awards further contracts for Nereda technology

Severn Trent Water has awarded contracts to install Nereda® technology at two more of its key wastewater treatment works, making the company the biggest...

Utility in Dorset achieves 75% saving with enhanced process for wastewater

· WPL’s Hybrid-SAF™ deemed more cost-efficient than planned trickling filters · Retrofit of repurposed circular sludge tank doubles process capacity, says firm · Early collaboration delivers...

Action pledged at cross-sector FOG summit

  The hospitality sector has made a call for clarity from UK water companies around their requirements for the disposal of fat, oil and grease...

Water innovation recognised at Edinburgh awards ceremony

Collaboration was cited as the key to success for the seven winners of the 2023 Lighthouse Awards, which were presented during BlueTech Forum in...

Utilities should embrace technology providers in AMP8

As the demands of AMP8 and the ambitious targets of The Environment Act come into focus, water companies need to embrace technology companies much...