Farmland water “battery” storage and leak-detecting broadband cables among winners in Ofwat innovation competition

Farmers could soon be reimbursed for creating water storage ponds or water “batteries” as part of an innovative drought-prevention project that has received funding...

New tanker to ease South West septic tank woes

In a nod to the septic-tank-emptying problems being encountered by many in Cornwall and Devon, waste management company CSG is announcing its investment in...
Activated sludge is the preferred option for treating sewage from large municipal areas.

Digesting the challenges

A panel session at July's AD & Biogas show explored some of the trade-offs involved in municipal wastewater treatment method selection
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Biosolids and Bioresources virtual event presents an update on the latest technology

The 2020 European Biosolids and Bioresources Conference is taking place online, on 24 and 25 November, organised by environmental consultancy Aqua Enviro. Keynote speakers include...

Unblocktober 2022: What did we learn going into 2023? 

Drainage and wastewater expert Lanes Group writes We are so pleased with the success of Unblocktober 2022, and the efforts that people made to change...

Scientists “spend a penny” in the name of wastewater science

Scientists at The James Hutton Institute are contributing more than just their grey cells to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use –...

Novel biomembranes project receives €3m Pathfinder grant

A project aiming to develop a novel bioinspired membrane to selectively extract compounds from water has won a €3m grant from the European Innovation...

Joining forces to fight FOG

A frontline organisation for contractors battling with fats, oil and grease (FOG) in commercial and industrial kitchens has been set up in association with...

Sludge process participates in mine water treatment trial

Siltbuster Process Solutions (SPS) is taking part in trials to show the treatability of the mine water from the historical closed tin mine at...

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...

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...

Latest UKWIR projects available for expression of interest

UKWIR (UK Water Industry Research) is now seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from expert partners or consortiums “able to deliver targeted research projects tackling...

Packaged treatment plant supplier eschews post-Brexit jitters in favour of European growth strategy

Wastewater specialist WPL is targeting the European market with investment in its Diamond compact packaged treatment plant range. The company, which is based in...

Borders wastewater site celebrates green energy milestone

A wastewater treatment works in the Borders has become one of Scottish Water’s most self-sufficient energy sites. Galafoot Waste Water Treatment Plant in Galashiels now...
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Siloxane sentinel

As monitoring firm Safe Training Systems (STS) says, the production of biogas from wastewater AD ticks all the green eco boxes and has few objectors

Study uses earthworms to treat wastewater

Scottish Water is using earthworms and water fleas to treat wastewater as part of an international study which aims to protect and improve water...

Dangers and opportunities of digital transformation explored at British Water Data Conference

The sixth British Water Data Conference, which took place on 3 November 2022, kicked off with a warning from keynote speaker Oliver Grieveson on...

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,...

Removing nanoplastics from water using ‘Prussian blue’ pigment

Microplastics can be removed by 99% with flocculants alone, without any additional equipment, by irradiating them with sunlight, according to new research Plastic waste breaks...
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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.