Friday, September 24, 2021
Weather monitoring station

Sponsored Content: A technology for the timely warning

Robin Guy from OTT HydroMet believes that the worst effects of extreme weather can be mitigated by effective monitoring and alarm technologies.
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

Managing flood risks virtually

Digital twin technology is set to play a crucial role in the pre-emptive management of sewer flooding, argues John Hicklin from Iotics, a firm that specialises in this way of working with data.

Sponsored Content: Flood and drainage events co-loacate

We would like to thank and welcome Schneider Electric as a major sponsor of this year's Floodex.
Velda Close Kirkley Stream

Sponsored Content: A faculty for facing down flood risk

T-T Pumps was enlisted to design, supply and install the equipment to meet the demands of the Lowestoft flood risk management project.
Surface water runoff treatment

Sponsored Content: Cunning treatment for surface water runoff at production facility

The Eastways project in Witham, Essex, was an existing industrial unit that was being upgraded to include the construction of a new food production facility with internal offices, a new site entrance, and a new vehicle turning area. This project needed a drainage strategy suitable for an industrial site, to control surface water runoff and remove pollution.

Sponsored Content: Environmentally friendly Spill Control

Fentex Limited has spent a number of years developing an environmentally friendly alternative to Spill Control products often required by Pollution Prevention Guidelines, ISO standards and other regulations.
Flooding in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, in January 2016.

SEPA has surface water in its sights

The take-up of flood hazard mapping by SEPA will provide a clearer indication of surface water (also known as pluvial) flood risk in Scotland, says the agency.

New web-based tool targets water leaks

By identifying and targeting water leakages quickly at a local level, a new tool developed by engineering consultancy HR Wallingford will seemingly assist water companies to deliver on their regulatory targets to reduce reported leakage levels.

Sponsored Content: Water jetting academy makes COVID offer

The Water Jetting Training Academy in Poole, Dorset, is the first to provide a full range of facility-based training rather than rely on courses being delivered at client premises.

Sponsored Content: Global health and safety standard for drainage expert

National drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has achieved ISO 45001, the world's first global ISO standard for occupational health and safety.

Raising sights on CSOs

Ofwat has written to all water companies in England and Wales calling on them to meet growing expectations about the use of storm overflows and signalling that further action is needed.

UKHO awards coastal clue compiler

UKHO announces HydroSurv as the winner of its latest challenge to identify how marine geospatial data can be used to identify areas at risk...

Geocellular storage crate supports small-scale SuDS application

When the South East Rivers Trust was tasked with delivering a water attenuation solution for two SuDS planters at a school in Sutton,...

Port of Tilbury flood defence gates project is well underway

Construction work is progressing on the £34m scheme, says the Environment Agency Work is progressing on a project of putatively national importance, to install new...

EA’s report on the “Future Fens: Flood Risk Management” programme is available

The Baseline Report for the Future Fens: Flood Risk Management programme is now available Covering the Fens within the River Great Ouse catchment,...

Flood management conference in late June to reflect on the events of the past...

The 2021 Flood and Coast virtual conference and expo will be held virtually on the 28 June – 1 July 2021. "Produced by CIWEM in...

Environment Agency says low-carbon concrete flood defences will help it hit net zero by...

The Environment Agency (EA) has pledged to default to low-carbon concrete when constructing flood defences and other critical infrastructure projects, provided they meet performance...

Comment: Smart water reuse and flood management technology “could be a vital strategic water...

Comment from water technology firm SDS Water infrastructure planners should aim to exploit emergent digitally-controlled rainwater storage and recycling technologies to contribute substantially to water...

Measures to reduce harm from storm overflows now law

Measures to reduce sewage discharges from storm overflows became a legal requirement on 29 March, as part of "an ambitious agenda to build back...

Surface water management crucial in preventing potholes

In response to the spiralling cost of fixing potholes across the UK road network, ACO Water Management has stressed the key role of effective...