Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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...

Water challenge presents opportunity for cross-sector innovators

Innovators from multiple sectors including energy, manufacturing, transport and food and beverage, could have the opportunity to share their condition monitoring solutions with every...

The future potential of process control systems

Thanks to developments such as Industry 4.0, digitisation, and the cloud, together with improvements in process control and communication technology, it is easier than ever for equipment manufacturers to offer remote assistance and monitoring.
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Installing a penstock sluice structure in a flooded river

AS part of its framework contract with the Environment Agency (EA), ECS Engineering Services has recently completed the installation of a new three-gate sluice...

Cost-saving clog-free valve gets water industry green light

Around a third of UK Water Companies are now changing over from specifying traditional cast iron flap check valves to a tried and tested...

£4m innovation contest

Ofwat, the economic regulator of water services in England and Wales, has announced a new "open access" competition for innovators, in an aparent widening of the scope of its existing £200 million Innovation Fund, and a bid to encourage more diverse ideas to transform the water sector.

Mobile technology firm launches IoT offering for the water industry

Mobile technology firm Vodafone has launched a new IoT-based product "to help water companies improve monitoring and detection systems, increase efficiency, reduce wastage, and...

Pumps industry group supports joint industry statement on Machinery Product Directive

Pumps industry group Europump has recently lent its support to an industry statement relating to the European Machinery Directive. The trade body represents 16...
Recent restoration work on the River Welland: Before (above) and after (below).

Restoring a “river ecosystem”

THE River Welland in Market Harborough has been the focus of recent restoration work, with an environmental project led by the University of Leicester...

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...

Engineering firm awarded Scottish Canals contract for Kytra Lock gate replacement

ECS Engineering Services has been awarded a contract by Scottish Canals, to carry out the replacement of four lock gates at Kytra Lock on...

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...

Electrical submersible pumps expert makes key acquisition

Pump Supplies, the owner and operator of the UK’s largest hire fleet of electric submersible pumps and accessories, has acquired Stockport-based PD Pumps Ltd....

Industry must work together to reap the benefits of BIM, says water industry conference...

Utilities need to work together and share information to get the maximum benefit from Building Information Modelling (BIM), water industry data expert Andrew Cowell...

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...

New plastic hopes to tap into drinking water applications

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is taking its EcoPaXX® polyamide material into an important new market -...

Making legacy networks smart?

SMART water network company I2O has announced the launch of oNet, a new suite of technologies providing water utilities with the ability to monitor...

Improved analytics for cloud-based water intelligence platform

Enhancements were recently made to KETOS, a cloud-based software platform said to bring water intelligence to customers across agriculture, industrial and municipal operations. The platform...

Water industry event discusses opportunity for hydrogen

Green hydrogen - and how the water sector can engage with this ‘green, clean fuel source’ - was the focus of a recent webinar...

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,...