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...

Minister for Loneliness meets water company customer care staff

Those struggling to pay their bills can sometimes feel very isolated, as the newly appointed Minister for Civil Society with the unique task to...

Yorkshire Water appoints Stantec to be Strategic Planning Partner

Yorkshire Water has announced the appointment of Stantec (previously MWH) as its sole Strategic Planning Partner for the 2020–2025 asset management period (AMP7). In a...

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...

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...

New nano-membrane water treatment works in Scottish Highlands

Scottish Water has opened a new water treatment plant for customers in the remote, scenic coastal town of Stoer in north-west Scotland using state-of-the-art...

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...

Wessex Water achieves UK first with CIPP pressure main lining in...

South-west England utility company Wessex Water has become the first company in the UK to deliver a pressure main liner to the new international...

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