Creating a resilient network

Resilience is a key challenge for the industry in preparing for PR19, as United Utilities noted in a report last year – but what...

Tackling odour

An overview of the common causes of odour in waste water treatment and the range of options for tackling it. Wastewater treatment has an inherent...

New standard for treating run-off

In a first for the UK water industry, British Water has published a Code of Practice for assessing surface water treatment technologies. The collaborative...

Maintenance: mind the training gap

Over recent years, there has been a great improvement in site safety and training requirements in both intention and practice, notwithstanding how they are...

Manifesto to manage water levels and risks

Ahead of the general election back in June, ADA, the representative association for drainage, water level and flood risk management authorities in the UK,...

Principles of galvanic corrosion

The use and combination of various metals in water and sewage installations can result in galvanic corrosion and very high corrosion rates. In this...

Tackling global leakage

How do we ensure that our water networks are efficient – and at the same time build in resilience and sustainability? Some thoughts leading...

Groundwater: hidden risks and rewards?

Too much or too little groundwater can have both environmental and economic consequences and must be therefore be treated with more respect and understanding. Groundwater...

Meeting the new low phosphorus standards

The water industry is about to face one of the biggest challenges in maintaining wastewater compliance in its history. The Water Framework Directive (WFD)...

New tunnels bypass historic aqueduct

Severn Trent Water has completed the first of three huge multi-million pound bypass tunnels being built to reinforce water supplies for Birmingham. The Elan Valley...

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