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...

Virtual reality technology helps Yorkshire Water engineers

Engineers at Yorkshire Water are turning to virtual reality technology developed by the University of Sheffield to help design and visualise new treatment works...

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...

Water company successes at National Apprenticeship Awards

Heeran Basi, an apprentice engineer at Severn Trent Water has been named as Advanced Apprentice of the Year and Wessex Water was named on...

Cosmetics retailer goes for nationwide water provider

Ethical bath products and cosmetics retailer Lush has signed a three-year deal with business water retailer water2business for its water and wastewater retail services. The...

Water utilities take home prizes at Complaints Handling Awards

Customer service at Severn Trent Water and United Utilities has been recognised with top prizes at the UK Complaints Handling Awards 2018. Severn Trent Water...

Both Chair and CEO of Affinity Water to step down

The Chairman of Affinity Water, Dr Philip Nolan, has announced that he plans to step down as soon as a successor is found. At...

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...

Leeds professor and Quito water company director win international water awards

The International Water Association (IWA) has announced Professor Barbara Evans from the University of Leeds as the winner of the 2017 IWA Water and...

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...

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