Friday, August 12, 2022

Tag: environment agency

Sites must fulfil water protection obligations

With public attention on corporate environmental activities, there is particular pressure on industrial companies to limit their impact on the local water environment, says Adam Parmenter, industrial sales manager at WPL.
Housing development with HiPAF systems

Sponsored content: Waste water treatment key to nutrient neutrality equation

With a nutrient neutral approach to new property developments expected to become more widespread across England, increasing numbers of developers are giving closer consideration to wastewater treatment, writes Andrew Baird, technical director at water recycling specialist WPL.

Sponsored content: Data loggers aid wastewater sampling compliance

At 600 sites across the South West of England, wastewater samples are collected, transported, stored and analysed with the help of robust and easy-to-use Tinytag temperature data loggers.
Egypts Clyse new culvert between Othery Rhyne and Kings Sedgemoor Drain

Features boost on Somerset Levels

Civil engineering specialist Land & Water has completed two new projects on the Somerset Levels, intended to reduce flood risk and improve the environment.

The missing link for SuDS?

2020 has been a year of extremes in more ways than one.
Woods and pond

Monitoring for flood management

Climate projections for the UK suggest that rainfall will increase in winter and decrease in summer, and that individual rainfall events may increase in intensity, especially in winter. This paradigm predicates an increased risk of flooding.
eDNA sampling

REDEEMing pumping stations for eels

Dr Jon Bolland of the University of Hull's International Fisheries Institute (HIFI) discusses a new project that aims to make pumping equipment more amenable to aquatic life

Fighting fatbergs and hidden plastics: Unblocktober movement underway to save UK’s sewers and seas

Unblocktober is underway and more than 4,000 individuals and employees have already embraced the month-long challenge

Odour management tips shared at one-day conference

A one-day conference on 25 September will explore the range of practical techniques available to help with odour management .

Rapid urbanisation increasing pressure on rural water supplies

Review seems to show rapid urbanisation increasing pressure on rural water supplies globally

Firm pays £150k to charity after spill

Stoke-on-Trent company, Fuerst Day Lawson Ltd, has donated £150,000 to The Trent Rivers Trust, following a pollution incident in the summer of 2015
MCERTS equipment

Building trust in data

Josh Thomas of Ashtead Technology explains how the MCERTS scheme for environmental monitoring equipment provides several important advantages beyond regulatory compliance

Conference puts UK flood challenges in the spotlight

Planning for climate change, building resilience and the role of natural flood management will be amongst the topics under discussion at the Flood & Coast Conference and Exhibition

EA water quality report “woefully short on action” to control runoff pollution

An Environment Agency (EA) state-of-the-nation update, warning that 86% of England’s water bodies fail to meet ‘good’ status, is strong on facts but falls woefully short on action

Flexible and future proof gas detection

Ashtead Technology has announced that the TSI Environmental DustTrak™ Aerosol Monitors in its fleet of particulate matter (PM) monitors have achieved MCERTS approval. "As...

Water sector innovations

VEGA has announced its radar-based system has gained MCERTS approval for open channel flow measurement. The MCERTS scheme, overseen by the Environment Agency, ensures...

Pooling ideas at March event

Following some of the most dramatic flood and coastal erosion incidents that the UK has witnessed in recent history, an intensive three-day conference and...

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....

ADBA publishes AD guidance on secondary containment

ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment working group has published a tool and accompanying guide to help AD operators and developers to determine the secondary...

UK bathing water improving, says EA

A total of 97% of England’s bathing waters passed the minimum tougher standard this year, according to statistics released by the Environment Agency in...