Saturday, December 4, 2021

Tag: Ofwat

Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

Access point advice

There are benefits to using inspection chambers to access drains and sewers for cleaning, testing, inspection and maintenance, says the BPF Pipes Group in lieu of releasing a new guide on the topic.
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.

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.
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UKWIR failure database revamp gets underway

A review of UKWIR’s National Failure Database for pipe assets is being carried out by Servelec Technologies. The work will examine the business case for continuing development and support of the NFD, which benchmarks failure rates for water distribution mains and sewers in the UK and Ireland.

What’s behind a boom in sludge?

The UK sewage sludge treatment sector is undergoing rapid change. Leslie Eaton of SEEPEX, a manufacturer of progressive cavity pumps, offers a view on...

Cashing in on the sludge gold rush

Over the past two decades, the value of sludge to the wastewater treatment sector has been turned on its head, transforming it from an...

Embracing the market model for sludge

A panel discussion at July's AD & Biogas show brought together water and waste industry representatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities that will...

Wales is poised for £1bn spend on infrastructure

Extra investment for fast-track projects WELSH Water is to spend £1 billion over the next three years on a range of infrastructure projects including schemes...