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...

Tanks join wider mix

Reducing the risk of flooding has often relied heavily upon the ability of water and sewerage companies (WASCs) to increase the capacity of their...

Integrating SCADA with IT principles

South West Water Information Services are applying IT best practice in terms of strong governance control, structure, planning, stakeholder engagement and leadership to achieve...

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...

Wastewater Anaerobic Digestion: challenges and opportunities

Using the right technology, in the correct way, and maintaining it properly, are key to making more of your wastewater anaerobic digestion (AD) combined...

Modelling storage for disinfection

Water disinfection is a key issue in the water industry. There are three main techniques used for this purpose: chlorination, ozonation and ultra-violet disinfection....

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...

Upscaling trials to catalyse wastewater innovation

Newcastle University’s Biological Engineering: Wastewater Innovation at Scale (BE:WISE) research facility aims to help speed up credible wastewater treatment innovation by allowing scientifically rigorous...

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...

Generating more energy from sludge

Eighty-four per cent of wastewater sludge now goes to anaerobic digestion (AD) plants to be processed into energy and valuable new materials. What developments...

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