Irish Water commences major upgrade to its largest wastewater treatment plant

Global resource management company Veolia has commenced work on an €80 million upgrade to the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant near Dublin, the largest such...

Lloyd’s Register launches new scheme for UK water market service companies

Safety engineering and technology provider Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched a new Accredited Entity (AE) scheme for disconnections and metering activity that will further...

Pauline Walsh to become new CEO for Affinity Water

Affinity Water is delighted to announce the appointment of Pauline Walsh as Chief Executive Officer. Currently in a senior role at National Grid, Pauline...

Yorkshire Water opens door to data for ‘citizen regulation’

Yorkshire Water has announced that it aims to release the majority of its operational and service data by 2020, in a bid to increase...

Snipe the spaniel sniffs out water mains leaks

United Utilities is the first water company to use the extraordinary olefactory senses of dogs to help detect mains pipe leakage. A cocker spaniel...

Hull one of five cities worldwide chosen for water resilience framework...

The city of Hull in Yorkshire is among five cities selected by civil engineers Arup to take part in a project funded by the philanthropic...

Northumbrian Water announces 2018 charges with £180 million spend on improvements

Northumbrian Water has announced that it will be investing around £180 million on essential improvements in the water and wastewater networks during 2018 as...

Blackpool first local authority to put toe into water self-supply

Blackpool Council is set to become the first local authority to manage its own water supply following its application to Ofwat for a water...

Plastic waste artist sees gritty reality at sewage pumping station

Diane Watson, an environmental artist based in north-east England, recently took a trip around one of the pumping stations run by Northumbrian Water to...

Sheffield’s £21 million Lower Don Valley flood defence completed

A £21 million flood defence scheme to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley has opened in a partnership scheme with...

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