Yorkshire Water sets out ambitious two-year leak reduction plan

Yorkshire Water has unveiled a multi-million-pound package to transform operational performance in the next two years and become a sector leader in leakage reduction. As...

New Regional Flood and Coastal Committee chairs announced

The Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced the appointment of four new chairpersons for its regional flood risk committees. The four...

Works begin on Boston Barrier tidal flood defence scheme

The Floods Minister Theresa Coffey joined the Environment Agency and local colleagues on 22 January 2018 to mark the start of works on the...

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...

Tunnels take new Scottish water main under major road and river

Scottish Water has tunnelled under a major road west of Glasgow to avoid traffic disruption, and beneath the River Irvine to reduce the impact...

England’s bathing water standards remain high in 2017

New bathing water quality statistics show England's favourite swimming spots have maintained high standards. According to statistics published by the Department for Environment, Food and...

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...

Don’t get drains in a knot – put fat in a...

Pouring turkey drippings, oil, gravy and other festive leftovers down the plughole is a recipe for disaster that could make it a costly Christmas...

Trench avoidance industry celebrates no-dig utility successes of 2017

No-Dig experts gathered on 18 October to hear the results of the 2017 awards from the UK Society for Trenchless Technology (UKSTT) at its...

Waste water heat solution for rural Stirling

A pioneering study into heat distribution from a water treatment works to rural communities in Stirling has been granted funding from the Scottish Government’s...

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