Monday, September 26, 2022

Tag: water

A treatment plant. The costs of treating nitrate-contaminated water amount to around £120 million per year for the UK water industry.

Defusing the nitrate time bomb

Steve Buss, Catchment Management Specialist at independent scientific environmental consultancy ESI, comments on recent findings that nitrate levels in groundwater are now levelling out....
water_thumb

Climate change threatens UK water security

THE UK water sector is facing major challenges from global climate change. A rise in the global temperature in recent years and changes in...
Steve Lawrie, Dexter Watson,

Opinions on dealing with wet waste

Envirotec addresses a few questions to Steve Lawrie, a technical specialist with Dexter Watson, a supplier of equipment and services for the water and...
ACT's seemingly game-changing technology has been pilot successfully by Scottish Water.

Pilot promises less sludge in future

THE sewage recycling technology from start-up Applied CleanTech (ACT) has been piloted with "promising results" at Dunbar and Aviemore Waste Water Treatment Works...
Drinking untreated water is a major contributor to the deaths of children under five, globally.

Filter distribution makes impact in Rwanda

ALMOST 500,000 people in the poorest part of Rwanda had clean water at home over Christmas thanks to UK company DelAgua, which has been...
Installing a giant Hydro-Brake for the Wigan Flood Alleviation Scheme.

Technology holds back floods upstream

A ‘supersized’ engineering solution to river flooding is said to deliver carefully-engineered flood protection while supporting biodiverse landscaping and wetlands. Hydro International's Hydro-Brake® Flood Alleviation...

Dual attack on flooding with new defence system

A new flood defence system, JBaR, from oil and environmental specialists, Adler and Allan, provides protection potential for sites that store oil and other...
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...
water_drought

Local collectives should control water resources, says academic

THE world’s water reserves will increasingly fail to meet our needs over the coming decades, leaving a third of the global population without adequate...
water_ripples_thumb

Water footprint: New ISO standard

ISO has published a standard for measuring water footprint. “ISO 14046: Environmental management. Water footprint principles, requirements and guidelines” will allow all kinds of...
17c_0714

Autumn water event in Berlin

THE 24th Inogen Worldview Conference, titled "Water, our source of life", comes to Berlin on 30 September, with a wide range of presentations on...
30a_0714

Pumps for oil and gas platforms

PUMP technology company Börger - which has wastewater equipment installed at oil and gas sites worldwide - has just completed its latest offshore installation,...
28a_0714

Boiler treats oily wastewater

NATURE Group, a specialist in the handling of MARPOL (marine pollution) waste streams and offshore waste from the oil industry, has installed a Babcock...
Pont du Gard

Survey spotlights public apathy

AN in-depth study into customer attitudes towards the water industry has been shared by Talis UK. It suggests an urgent need for greater public...
32a_0714

Pipe liner is clear solution for Yorkshire Water

AROUND 500 Yorkshire homes are receiving an improved quality of water as a result of the first commercial project undertaken in the UK using...
water_thumb

AMP6 accord

A collaborative agreement between water treatment specialist Ovivo and wastewater technology expert M&N Electrical & Mechanical Services will provide water companies with peace...
28b_0714

Separator installation showcases streamlined supply chain approach

EXPANSION of a major water recycling centre in Cambridgeshire has provided an opportunity for Anglian Water to pilot a more streamlined approach to working...
TelfordIntCentre

WWEM 2014 details announced

The organisers of WWEM 2014, the international Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition, have announced the details of the Conferences that will...
Solar cell resolves fountain control conundrum

Solar cell resolves fountain control conundrum

SIPOS Aktorik, a manufacturer and global supplier of electric actuators, applied its specialist skills in solar solutions to address water flow requirements for a...