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Drivers point to growth in Africa’s industrial water market 

With multiple drivers for growth in the industrial market, the challenges for water in Africa are more around implementation than technology, says Walid Khoury...

Acquisition facilitates unrivalled capability in alternative water supply

Water Direct, the UK’s largest supplier of alternative drinking water has acquired Dorset-based Liquiline in an undisclosed deal that marks significant growth in what...

Building resilience into global water infrastructure – how use of digital can simplify the complexity

As we mark World Water Day, Richard Whale, Global Market Director for Water at AtkinsRéalis, looks at the challenges we face to ensure the...

High levels of PFAS ‘Forever Chemical’ contaminants in London’s drinking water, independent investigation reveals

Bluewater, a leading sustainable water purification and beverage solutions pioneer, has discovered significant contamination of London's tap water by health-threatening 'forever' chemicals such as...

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...

New Hong Kong desalination plant begins delivering fresh water to 137,000 homes

The new Tseung Kwan O desalination plant is the first to use reverse osmosis technology in Hong Kong. Construction of the first stage plant...

10 teams awarded a share of £4.5m by Ofwat​ in first ever Water Discovery Challenge

Technologies that use “lightning in a jar” and a chemical process with only water and oxygen as by-products are being developed as potential alternatives...

Significant emission reductions possible through global water sector, new research reveals

4% of the world’s carbon emissions could be saved within the global water sector, initial findings from research commissioned by WaterAid’s Resilient Water Accelerator...

ABB acquires innovative optical sensor company to expand smart water management offering

ABB has announced that it has agreed to acquire Canadian company Real Tech, a leading supplier of innovative optical sensor technology that enables real-time...

E. coli risks and mitigation strategies using UV-LED technology

Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a type of bacteria that resides in the intestines of humans and animals. Many E. coli strains are harmless...

Pioneering microplastics project looks at impact on human health

A pioneering new UK knowledge transfer research project has been launched to examine the impact of microplastics on human health as a crucial forerunner...

OCU continues to strengthen its water capability with major contract win

Leading utilities and energy infrastructure specialist, OCU Group, has won a major contract that will contribute to the delivery of high quality drinking water...

Atkins uses NetCreate to accelerate water network planning in Nepal – for Anglian Water and WaterAid

Engineering and design consultant Atkins (a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group) has automatically generated layout plans for more than 170km of new water network...

Anglian Water uses satellites to help detect region’s hardest-to-find leaks

Anglian Water engineers are pushing the boundaries of engineering innovation as it adds satellites to its armoury to help detect invisible leaks across the...

Clancy appointed to deliver £12m pipeline as part of Strategic Pipeline Alliance (SPA)

Clancy has been appointed to deliver a major new potable water pipeline for Anglian Water as the company builds the resilience of water supply...

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