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Bluewater urges against PFAS and microplastic pollution

Bluewater, a global leader in water purification and beverage solutions, has called on governments worldwide to tackle the urgent issue of PFAS (Per- and...

Window closing on infrastructure catch up, warn government advisers

Failure to go further and faster over the next five years on plans for infrastructure delivery could constrain economic growth and threaten climate targets,...

Puraffinity appoints Chief Operating Officer to strengthen senior management team

Puraffinity, which develops precision technology for the removal of PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ across multiple water treatment applications, has appointed Pete Weaver as its Chief...

Utilities should prepare ahead of mandatory monitoring

Healthier rivers will be one outcome of implementation of the Environment Act 21, writes Darren Hanson, director of environmental solutions, Xylem. Now water companies...

OEP finds ‘deeply concerning’ issues with how the laws in place to protect England’s rivers, lakes and coastal waters are being put into practice

‘Deeply concerning’ failures to properly implement regulations designed to protect rivers, lakes and coastal waters in England mean key targets for improvement will be...

Urgent investment needed for “wicked” rivers problem

The water sector is at the forefront of the UK's sustainability revolution, but this is not without its challenges. The need for greater investment,...

Whistleblowing in the water industry

You only need to turn on the news to hear the latest scandal that’s come to light – all down to revelations made by...

SES Water partners with local community running events

SES Water is partnering with both Run Gatwick and the YMCA Surrey Fun Run to help these community partners reduce single-use plastic bottles at...

Bacterisk – A new approach to provide rapid on-site water quality assessment

Water is increasingly being used for recreational activities as a boost to both mental and physical health. Furthermore, local economies benefit greatly from the...

Environmental Audit Committee announces follow-up evidence session on water quality and water infrastructure

The Environmental Audit Committee has announced a follow-up evidence session on water quality and water infrastructure, taking place on Wednesday 15 May 2024. In its...

South West Water tackles sewer misconnections to protect the environment

South West Water is working with customers and tradespeople to identify and prevent pollutions, and protect the environment by seeking out drainage misconnections across...

UK-wide ban on wet wipes containing plastic to be put into law

The Environment Secretary has confirmed the UK Government will introduce new world-leading legislation to ban wet wipes containing plastic. Defra intend to bring forward the...

South West Water in court for series of alleged offences

South West Water appeared before Plymouth Magistrates’ Court on 17th April 2024, where it faced 30 charges relating to illegal water discharge activities and...

New multi-million pound action plan launched to protect the River Wye

On Friday 12th April, Farming Minister Mark Spencer announced a new plan to better protect and preserve the River Wye for future generations, including...

Biden-Harris Administration finalises first-ever national drinking water standard to protect 100m people from PFAS pollution in the USA

The Biden-Harris Administration in America has issued the first-ever national, legally enforceable drinking water standard to protect communities from exposure to harmful per-and polyfluoroalkyl...

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