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Northumbrian Water sets out details of 10 year £1bn+ AMP6 contracts

Northumbrian Water Group has set out the details of ten year AMP6 6 Tier 1 alliance contracts worth more than £1 billion Read more


Water industry complaints – CCWater tells worst performers to close the gap

Customer complaints – CCWater says the gap between the industry’s best and worst performers remains unacceptable. Read more


Amey wins £113m+ AMP6 Yorkshire Water waste water contract

Yorkshire Water has awarded a new AMP6 waste water network repair and maintenance contract to Amey Utility Services. Read more


New approach to grit removal could be key to TOTEX goals in AMP6

A radical change of approach to grit removal in wastewater treatment plants is being introduced to the UK for the first time. Read more


Milford Haven STW - A Wastewater Case Study

Huber Technology recently completed the installation of new escalator inlet screens and screenings handling plant for Welsh Water (DCWW) at Milford Haven STW. Read more

Latest News...

United Utilities has hired Goldman Sachs to prepare its defence against a possible £7bn takeover amid speculation that foreign buyers are about to make a move.

Construction group Kier has been given two weeks to make a rival offer for troubled infrastructure group May Gurney.

A new study by American and Moroccan scientists has found that the snowmelt and runoff from Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains which has been dammed and redirected for more than 40 years hundreds of kilometers to the south to irrigate oases farms in the sub-Saharan Draa Basin, has exacerbated problems by dramatically increasing the natural saltiness of the groundwater for the six farm oases in the basin.

The first study of its kind to calculate the amount of nutrients entering and leaving the Arctic Ocean has been carried out by scientists based at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton.

This year the UK’s biggest dedicated Anaerobic Digestion and biogas event, UK AD & Biogas will highlight the potential of AD to drive efficiencies and reduce costs in the water sector following the lead of vanguards like Northumbrian Water – whose investment in AD reduced their annual £40m electricity bill by nearly 20%.

Albion Water has been awarded nearly £2 million in damages from Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water in a dispute over water supply to a paper mill and steelworks in Shotton, Flintshire.

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  • Aberdeen International Business Park gets sustainable SuDS treatment with Hydro’s pollution control technology

    Hydro International - Drainage installation at Aberdeen International Business ParkAberdeen’s new International Business Park, built next to the City’s International Airport, is delivering a best-practice Sustainable Drainage (SuDS) scheme using filtration and bioretention technologies from Hydro International to meet strict planning and pollutant removal criteria.

  • Achilles Accolades for Jacopa

    Audit Stamp copyWastewater solutions and services provider Jacopa has secured excellent scores in a recent Achilles Verify audit that assessed its management systems and also operations at three locations: the company’s West Bromwich and Chippenham sites and the Abbey Mills pumping station.

  • CIWEM NI– fundraising for WaterAid

    1196JThe Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management (CIWEM) Northern Ireland branch recently made a very generous donation of £5,095 to WaterAid.

  • Global first for Morrison Utility Services

    Global first for MUSMorrison Utility Services has become the first organisation globally to be awarded Statements of Verification to FDIS/ISO 9001:2015 and FDIS/ISO 14001:2015 by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance - the Final Drafts of the standards are undergoing final approval before expected publication later in 2015.


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    TALIS UK is sharing the results of its latest report Reputation and Water, looking into the changing relationship between water companies and their customers.

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