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...

London Assembly calls for plastics return scheme to protect rivers and...

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has written to Environment Secretary Michael Gove to request government support for a deposit return scheme (DRS) pilot...

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...

Northern Ireland Water begins major solar energy scheme

Northern Ireland (NI) Water has commenced work on a solar farm to supply electricity to its 33-acre Dunore water treatment works on the shore...

Joint India-UK water quality research venture takes shape

A joint programme of eight new water research projects between India and the UK has been launched in New Delhi this month by UK...

New ISO standard loos to boost health in places without sewers

Though city planners are working hard to build infrastructure systems, for millions of people, non-sewered systems are the only option, and that’s where an...

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...

Man, machine and innovation achieve reservoir repair four times quicker

A team from Wessex Water have completed the refurbishment of a hilltop covered reservoir in four weeks instead of sixteen thanks to thinking outside...

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...

South West Water acts to protect environment from invasive species

South West Water is the first water company in the UK to take the step towards tackling non-native aquatic species that are damaging water...

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