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Quality of UK water environment continues to rise

New reports published by the Environment Agency show that pollution incidents from water companies are falling while the quality of the water environment continues to rise. Read more


Natural Resources Wales takes innovative approach to flood maintenance work

National Resources Wales is taking a new, innovative approach to flood maintenance work on the River Rhymney which is benefiting bot Read more


Europe: new report says water quality improves but challenges remain

The quality of drinking water and bathing water, and the effectiveness of waste water treatment across the European Union continues to improve - but challenges remain. Read more


Ofwat consults on outcomes water companies deliver for 2019 Price Review

Ofwat has launched a new consultation seeking views on how to encourage water companies to deliver more of the outcomes customers want. Read more


Report warns local authorities “critically underprepared” for severe weather events

A new report is warning that the majority of new local plans in England are failing to cut carbon emissions and to plan for the scale of severe weather Read more


Yorkshire Water: new £16m pumping station reduces flood risk to 15,000 homes in Hull

Yorkshire Water has reduced flood risk to 15,000 homes in Hull as its new £16 million Bransholme storm water pump station officially opens. Read more

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Severn Trent Water through its key capital delivery partner Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) has awarded a phosphorus removal contract to Bluewater Bio Ltd.

Treharris-based firm Cambrian Utilities Ltd has applied to Ofwat for a water supply and sewerage licence ahead of the competitive business retail market opening in April 2017.

beyond the sourceA new report released by The Nature Conservancy has analyzed 4,000 cities to demonstrate the health, climate and biodiversity benefits of source water protection.

Carbon Trust floating-windThe Carbon Trust has launched a series of tenders to assess technology challenges associated with floating offshore wind.

Heronbridge pipelineUnited Utilities is nearing completion on a massive £7 million engineering project taking place deep underground  to boost water supplies in parts of Cheshire and Merseyside.

Irish Water has completed an upgrade to the storm tank at its Kinnegad Wastewater Treatment Plant which will ensure that the utility is fully compliant with EU Urban Wastewater Directives.

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