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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


The resilience challenge – a gateway to exceptional service

In an Expert Focus article for Waterbriefing, Brendan McAndrew, Principal Consultant and technical lead at MWH (now part of Stantec), discusses how water companies can ensure their services are resilient Read more


Yorks Water gets go-ahead for £72m Leeds AD sludge treatment plant

A £72 million state-of the-art sludge treatment and anaerobic digestion facility at Yorkshire Water’s Knostrop works in Leeds has been given the Read more


Data-driven water cos will see major gains in asset management, customer management and regulatory performance

Iain Stewart, Principal Utilities Expert EMEA, Teradata discusses why water companies need to become truly data-driven in order to see major gains in asset management, customer management and regulatory performance. Read more


Anglian Water: £100m IT alliance model with Atos, Capgemini and Cognizant is industry first

Anglian Water has formed an industry-leading IT alliance worth £100 million over the eight year term. Read more


Environment Agency to start work on £36.5m flood scheme for Hull

The Environment Agency is launching a major flood defence scheme in Hull after securing £36.5 million in Government funding. Read more

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Northern Ireland Water has started the process to appoint firms to its Water Mains Frameworks Professional Services contract to manage the delivery of the Water Mains Rehabilitation and Minor Works Frameworks for Price Control 15 2015 to 2021.

Angus Council has published preliminary information about the civil engineering works needed to construct the proposed £11 million Brechin Flood Prevention Scheme.

Spaans Babcock have been awarded a multi £million pound project to design, manufacture andinstall Archimedes screws in a new pumping station which when completed will be the largest of its type in the world.

Severn Trent Water’s new wind turbine came onstream at Wanlip last week - the wind turbine is one of four located at the utility’s sewage treatment works, with two in Derby and one in Newthorpe, near Nottingham.

The market for smart water metering is expected to witness solid expansion due to development in North American and European markets - both regions where water utilities are increasingly aligned with the potential uses of data and analytics.

Fitch Ratings believes that the losses relating to the 2013/2014 winter floods and storms will be manageable for UK non-life insurers, according to a new report published this morning.

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