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Thames Water issues do not drink tap water notice to properties in Surrey

Thames Water has introduced a precautionary ‘do not drink’ notice to 616 households in Bramley, Surrey, after test results received on Thursday 30th May...

Blackline Safety announces new $1.4 Million deal to protect 800 water utility workers

Blackline Safety Corp., a global leader in connected safety technology, has announced a new deal valued at $1.4 million with a water utility provider...

Advancing safety and efficiency in water infrastructure

Focusing on safety not only enhances work opportunities but also drives innovation and excellence in the water industry. KM Group, a civil engineering contractor...

Baumer releases new EAM580 RS encoder

Ever-increasing automation across many industrial applications combined with a growing demand to maximise system safety, are among the key drivers for developing robust and...

South West Water identifies probable cause of cryptosporidium outbreak

South West Water has identified a probably cause of the recent outbreak of cryptosporidium, affecting thousands of homes in the Devon area. In a statement...

Traces of cryptosporidium detected in water supplies in Devon

South West Water has advised customers in parts of Devon to boil their drinking water before consuming following new test results for cryptosporidium. Small traces...

66% of utilities at risk of failing on-the-spot Health and Safety Executive inspection

Nearly 7 in 10 organisations operating in the utility sector admit that they are unlikely to comply with on-the-spot Health & Safety Executive (HSE)...

Why NUAR risks undermining the UK’s safe working practices

As the Government continues to move forward with its asset register (NUAR), we talked to Richard Broome, Managing Director at LSBUD, the safe digging...

Z-Tech secures key role in Southern Water’s GMES Framework for ATEX and Electrical Services

Z-Tech, a part of M Group Services’ Water Division, has announced its recent success in securing the General Mechanical and Electrical Services (GMES) Framework...

HSL Compliance acquires technology company Plexus Innovation

HSL Compliance has acquired Durham-based technology company Plexus Innovation to enhance its market-leading water safety services. HSL Compliance helps its clients to comply with health...

Safety first as reservoir investment work is complete

A £6m investment in increased safety measures at a Northumberland reservoir will help protect against flooding in emergencies. Northumbrian Water has carried out work that...

Water-sensing technology company Infersens launches its first commercially available solution to transform Legionella risk

Cambridge-based Infersens has launched Cortense, its first commercially available solution to transform Legionella risk management and dramatically cut water waste. Legionella bacteria, which can multiply...

Research reveals utility sector leads the way in training for safety

Research conducted amongst learning and development (L&D) professionals across the UK’s high-risk industries reveals a clear link between annual industry fatality rates and the...

Helly Hansen Workwear introduces the UC-ME collection with an assortment of new hi-vis styles ideal for water industry personnel

Helly Hansen’s new UC-ME collection features HELLY TECH® waterproof and breathable reflective safety workwear clothing for a variety of working professionals, adaptable to whatever...

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace

It was clear – before the Covid pandemic shone a spotlight on the issue – that there was already a gradual increase in reports...

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