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Victorian era “engineering jewel of the north-east” gets 21st century refit

A historic Aberdeenshire waterworks is getting a major £52 million revamp more than 150 years after its construction was hailed a jewel in the...

Coping with a changing demand

In July 2020, the Met Office reported that most UK water companies have seen an increase in average water consumption during lockdown, especially those...

Sponsored content: Water firm extends penstock range

Glenfield Invicta says it aims to provide customers with the optimal penstock engineering and installation solution on every project. Water firm Glenfield Invicta offers perspective...

Fish pass construction project resumes in Worcestershire

In early July, environmental engineering company Land & Water announced it was set to resume the construction of one of four fish passes along...

Augmented reality firms partnership to assist with management of water infrastructure

The development of Augmented Reality as a tool to manage and visualise hidden infrastructure assets is being addressed by a partnership between two technology...

Utility trials surfboard-based inspection device

A simple surfboard has been turned into a state-of-the-art automated inspection device to gather information on the condition of infrastructure vital to the supply...

Canal winter stoppages season begins: Contractor comments on the how and why of this...

A busy start to winter stoppages season saw one UK waterway maintenance company mobilise nine boats in a three-week period, destined for varied works...

Cross-sector learning underpins British Water data conference

Valuable insights into how the water sector can manage data more effectively will be given at an upcoming British Water event this autumn, according...

£1.3 million investment by utility aims to preserve 19th century bridge near Glasgow

Scottish Water is investing around £1.3m in a project that will help protect its infrastructure and an important heritage site in South Lanarkshire. ...

White paper maps digital adoption trends and identifies key learnings in water industry digitalisation

International Water Association (IWA) and Xylem White Paper Maps Digital Adoption Trends and Identifies Key Learnings to Help Drive Migration Publication harnesses insights...
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Ayr pipe crossing protection

George Leslie Ltd recently carried out a contract for Scottish Water to remove sections of an existing coating and carry out non destructive testing on a pipebridge near Ayr

Report describes solutions for HS2 construction over historic waterways

Contractors should work with proven and responsible marine engineering businesses when constructing the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail line over historic waterways due to...

Summer droughts to be better managed with Great Ouse Groundwater Scheme upgrade

In a year when summer droughts reduced water stocks to levels not seen for nearly 50 years, the renewal and modernisation of the Great...

Construction begins on ‘smart canal’ system in Glasgow, described as a European first

A new digital surface water drainage system will unlock 110 hectares across the north of the Glasgow for investment, regeneration and development with the...

Specialist motor rewind facility improved to support Caspian Region Oil and Gas Operations

Rapid Solutions, an AEMT member based in Baku, Azerbaijan recently added a specialist rewind facility for submersible pump motors within its existing IECEx accredited...

York upgrades city centre flood defences

Residents and business owners in Fishergate in the centre of York are celebrating the completion of Phase 1 of the Foss Barrier upgrade project,...

Taking pneumatic process control to a new level

Automated process control has delivered a host of benefits to industries such as water treatment, food & beverage and pharmaceuticals. Increasing productivity, safety and...

Virtual simulation created for river users to navigate the Boston Barrier

The Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) for the Boston Barrier has received approval, giving the Environment Agency the go-ahead to proceed with the...

A river runs through it: Utility completes key diversion work during pipe installation project...

Scottish Water has completed a key piece of engineering on a £120m water mains improvement project by diverting a river in East Ayrshire to...

Pre-cast panels help re-meander a river channel in Cumbria

Pre-cast panels made by Whites Concrete have seemingly played an important part in Coffey Construction’s re-meandering of a historically straightened section of Swindale Beck...