Research heralds ‘step change’ in water jet injury care

Medical research commissioned by the Water Jetting Association has led to the publication of the most comprehensive guidance ever created for the management of high-pressure fluid injection injuries

Sustainable drainage innovation installed on the M56

THE FIRST installation of SDS Aqua-XchangeTM, the sustainable drainage innovation which turns roadside filter drains into treatment devices that protect the water environment from...

Government is “passing water pollution buck to the car industry”, experts warn

The Government acknowledged the serious and growing impacts of poisonous particle pollution from brake, tyre and road surface wear on the environment and human...

More planning applications held up by sustainable drainage design in England than in Wales

Planning applications are twice as likely to be blocked or delayed due to sustainable drainage system (SuDS) design in England than in Wales, according...

Noise logger trial pinpoints 115 leaks

A technology trial involving installation of 295 Enigma3m remote correlating noise loggers in a water distribution network in the State of Johor, Malaysia, has successfully cut net night flow by a third. Yoo Sun Chan, general manager, Primayer Sdn Bhd, and Roger Ironmonger, managing director, Primaryer, explain how the work was carried out .

London facing water crisis, warns new report

London is facing a water crisis, according to a new report from Labour’s London Assembly Environment Spokesperson, Leonie Cooper (Assembly Member for Merton and...

Project aims to better understand benefits of eco-friendly flood schemes

The economic and environmental benefits of natural flood defences will be explored in a £467,000 University of Stirling-led project. Researchers, led by Environmental Economist Dr...

Cardiff school development manages surface water runoff challenges

The first UK deployment of a new water treatment technology has helped a super-school development in Cardiff achieve a 'gold standard' in environmental protection

Costs concern with latest urban drainage design guidelines

With the introduction of Sewers for Adoption 8 later this year, pumps expert Xylem is urging housebuilders and developers to further analyse the Sewers for Adoption process, which may be unnecessarily costing them thousands of pounds in outstanding bonds .

Acquisition aims to accelerate growth of flood-related digital services

Engineering and consultancy firm Royal HaskoningDHV has acquired Ambiental, a UK-based provider of actionable intelligence from data to protect people, property and capital from...

Environment Agency awards remote camera framework deal

The EA has awarded a multi-year contract worth up to £2 million to Meteor Communications for the supply of up to 800 remote camera systems .

Leakage summit returns in June

The Global Leakage Summit returns for its 10th year in June 2019, when it will attempt to bring together the most innovative and successful...

Appointment addresses demand growth for remote camera systems

Responding to continued growth in demand for its remote camera systems, Meteor Communications has appointed Chris Kaye as Business Development Manager with specific focus...

Natural flood management in Lancashire could save £millions says new study

Natural flood management in Lancashire could save £millions, protect homes and businesses whilst improving the environment, a major new study finds. A new collaboration between...

Geo-data specialist supports entire English coastal monitoring network

The recent award of a three-year maintenance contract for the hydrodynamic element of the Anglian Coastal Monitoring programme means that geo-data specialist Fugro now...

Need to prevent ‘Groundhog Day’ for SuDS following ‘Achieving Sustainable Drainage’ report

More needs to be done to avoid ‘Groundhog Day’ for sustainable drainage, warns surface water solutions firm ACO Water Management, following a further report...

Aerial assessment

Unmanned aerial vehicles can make an important contribution to gathering data from flood events, and estimating the damage to properties. Dr Monica Rivas Casaldo, a senior lecturer in integrated environmental monitoring at Cranfield University, offers further insight
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Improving Nottingham’s flood defences

Civil engineering contractor ECS Engineering Services recently assisted the city of Nottingham to reduce the risk of flooding this winter

Large-diameter pipe lining plays part in wildlife revival

Drainage specialist Lanes Group has used fold-and-install large-diameter lining technology to rehabilitate a pipe that the firm says will play a crucial role in...

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...
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