EA awards key maintenance contracts

ECS Engineering Services has been awarded a mechanical and electrical maintenance framework service contract by the Environment Agency in the Midlands and Anglian regions....

Xylem launches 5th Generation Hydrovar for complete range offering

Offering apparent energy savings of up to 70 per cent, water technology provider Xylem has launched its Hydrovar 5th Generation variable speed pump drive...

Rolling back to move forward

A case study highlighting the importance of application version control for water and wastewater SCADA systems, from Trihedral, a developer of HMI/SCADA software for...

Water sector ‘big data’ conference to run alongside WWEM

‘Big Data’ and the ‘Internet of Things’ are starting to affect every industry, and the water sector is no exception. The forthcoming International Water...

Avocado farmer slashes water consumption at IoT-enabled farm

The following case study provided by Crawley based communications technology firm Spirent Communications looks at how an avocado farmer in drought-stricken California was able...

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 -...

Innovation awards winners announced at BlueTech Forum

A meter-to-customer software and services platform and an advanced self-cleaning filter were named as two of the most innovative technologies in the water industry...

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...

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...

Improved grit removal: A totex must?

By Keith Hutchings of Hydro International WHEN it comes to grit, do UK water companies know what they are missing? Grit is the scourge of...

New Archimedes screw pumps for Severn Trent Water

ECS Engineering Services has been awarded the contract to replace seven screw pumps as part of a larger contract for NMC Nomenca. Split between...

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...

Water firms deliver on “developer services standards” promise

Water companies have delivered on their promise to compile and deliver a key set of developer services standards that can be used to compare...
A pipe support for a water tank.

Targeting ageing water networks

THE global water and wastewater network market is growing steadily due to increasing connectivity and rehabilitation needs. With rising urbanisation and a large quantum...

New fish & eel passes help more species to migrate upstream

The project at Hardham weir involved the design and installation of a fish pass on a section of the weir and an eel /...
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Oil-free is good for water

PISTON compressors - as used in water treatment - have been given a fresh face with the new oil-free PO series from BOGE, according...
water, environment

River clean-up gets “seal” of approval (b’dum-tish!)

A seal found 17 miles inland from the coast in late December is proof the River Mersey is clean, according to United Utilities, which...
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...
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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...
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Protecting water quality while dredging the Somerset levels

A special monitoring system is helping protect water quality on the Somerset Levels and Moors where a major dredging operation is under way following...
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