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World cup footballers and fans to benefit from water treatment technologies

BIO-UV Group’s successful installation of advanced water treatment systems at Doha’s state-of-the-art Al-Bayt Stadium in the city of Al Khor, Qatar has met the...

AI technology used for Warleigh Weir bathing water study

Artificial intelligence is helping Wessex Water monitor water quality at a popular wild swimming spot near Bath. Wessex Water has been carrying out a...

Scotland has highest number of bathing waters ever – as two new locations designated for 2022

Lower Largo in Fife and Barassie in Ayrshire are now Scottish designated bathing waters following a decision by Minister for Environment and Land Reform,...

New partnership aims its focus on the North East environment

Northumbrian Water and The Rivers Trust are teaming up to form the North East Catchments Hub, a new approach to drive work that will...

Six new tech firms selected for United Utilities Innovation Lab 4

Autonomous vehicles that collect and analyse water samples, an app to manage valve operations and a bacterial water scanner are just some of the...

Emergency engineering: going above and beyond

Southern Water detected water quality issues at one of their Water Supply Works in Hampshire on 10 November 2019, which threatened to impact the...

Ofwat calling on Space, Fintech and Digital sectors to have their say in new Innovation Fund consultation 

Following a year-long pilot that has seen more than £43m awarded to cutting-edge innovation in the water sector, Ofwat – the water regulator for...

Northumbrian Water and The Rivers Trust join forces to improve water quality in the North East

Northumbrian Water and The Rivers Trust are teaming up to form the North East Catchments Hub, a new approach to drive work that will...

Severn Trent commits £20 million to protect rivers in special areas of conservation

Following the launch of their Get River Positive Plan, five pledges to transform river water quality across their region, the water company has announced...

Northumbrian Water Group secure funding for customer-focused innovation projects

Northumbrian Water has secured £1.8m worth of funding for three different projects which will help to further improve services for customers and make operations...

£10 Million Welsh Water infrastructure investment nearing completion

A major Welsh Water infrastructure investment project that is upgrading water quality as well as reliability of service for some 37,000 South Wales homes...

Ofwat announces winners of the £5.2m Water Breakthrough Challenge Catalyst Stream on World Water Day

Ofwat and Nesta Challenges have announced the winners of the £5.2m Water Breakthrough Challenge Catalyst Stream. 13 collaborations between the water sector and organisations...

Severn Trent’s five pledges to transform river water quality across their region

Severn Trent has announced a Get River Positive Plan: five pledges to transform river water quality across their region. The commitments are a clear and...

£12 Million upgrade at Derg Water Treatment Works

NI Water has announced that construction work is underway on a major £12 million upgrade at Derg Water Treatment Works (WTW). The investment will not...

QEII reservoir back in action and refilled with equivalent of 8,000 Olympic pools of water

A £25 million investment project to help protect London’s water supply for the next decade has been successfully completed ahead of schedule in Walton-on-Thames. Work...

Rising to the sewer pollution challenge

The UK government has left water companies in England in no doubt that they need to do more to protect the environment from pollution....

Process Instruments announces additions to UK sales team

Process Instruments has announced the appointment of three new salespeople to their UK sales team. Darren Stallan Darren joined Pi at the beginning of January 2022...

Susan Hardwick replaces Walter Lynch as president and CEO of American Water

American Water (NYSE: AWK) has announced that president and CEO Walter Lynch has retired from the company, effective February 2, 2022. Susan Hardwick, who...

Oban water network upgrades to be completed this month

Scottish Water's £4.6 million investment to upgrade Oban’s water network is on track to be completed by the end of February. Nearly one and a...

Bottled water thousands of times worse for the environment than tap water

A new study in Barcelona suggests that bottled water is thousands of times worse for the environment than tap water. Researchers at the Barcelona Institute...

Welsh Water implement new innovative camera system to survey underground pipes

Welsh Water and API (Advanced Pipe Inspection) have announced their new innovative water camera system used to investigate the condition of their supply pipes....

Parliamentary report calls for better protection of rivers

Meteor Communications, the remote water quality monitoring specialist has welcomed a report on river water quality, published by the UK Environmental Audit Committee (EAC)....

Rosenberg Worley to design world’s first subsea desalination plant

Design of the world’s first subsea desalination plant has commenced at Rosenberg Worley in Stavanger, Norway. Waterise’s desalination concept has the potential to meet increasing...

Binnies and iVapps partnership to support digitalisation of water networks

An exciting new service offering that combines Binnies’ strategic asset management, leakage and digital expertise with iVapps’ industry-leading, self-powered digital portal It is often acknowledged...

Poor water quality in rivers a result of chronic underinvestment, says Government Report

A report published by the Environmental Audit Committee suggests the 'Chemical cocktail' of sewage, slurry and plastic polluting rivers in England is putting at...

Monitoring data can underpin river quality improvements

The UK’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has requested written evidence from Meteor Communications, the specialist provider of remote water quality monitoring systems, as part...

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