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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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Scottish Water has completed a £3.4m major project to increase the capacity of its Black Esk reservoir which supplies drinking water to communities throughout Annandale and Eskdale.

United Utilities' massive new underground storage tunnel system at Preston protected the town against flash floods which resulted from a torrential downpour on Tuesday.

Anglian Water has been awarded a Ruban d’Honneur in the European Business Awards, held in Athens, for its Love Every Drop strategy.

Cork-based renewable energy firm DP Marine Energy Ltd (DPME) has unveiled plans for a massive tidal energy scheme to be constructed on the sea bed off the north coast of Northern Ireland.

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water delivered its strongest operational performance ever in 2013-14 since becoming a non-shareholder-owned company in 2001, according to the company’s Preliminary Results published today.

A new technology for circular sludge settlement tanks in wastewater treatment has the potential to achieve major operating and energy savings for all UK water companies. 

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