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Northumbrian Water awards £46m contract for Horsley WTW upgrade

Northumbrian Water has awarded a £46 million contract for a major upgrade of its Horsley Water Treatment Works in the Tyne Valley. Read more


Parliamentary Committee to take oral evidence in Future Flood Prevention inquiry

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee will hold its first oral evidence session on future flood prevention on Wednesday 13 April Read more


Wessex Water works with partners on Water Space Study for Bath

A new study looking at ways to use rivers and canals around Bath has been launched this week to identify projects to transform the waterways, together with looking at flood Read more


Milford Haven STW - A Wastewater Case Study

Huber Technology recently completed the installation of new escalator inlet screens and screenings handling plant for Welsh Water (DCWW) at Milford Haven STW. Read more


New approach to grit removal could be key to TOTEX goals in AMP6

A radical change of approach to grit removal in wastewater treatment plants is being introduced to the UK for the first time. Read more

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Bazalgette Tunnel Ltd, trading as Tideway, the licensed Infrastructure Provider set up to finance, build, maintain and operate the Thames Tideway Tunnel, has gone out to tender with a Framework Agreement for IS Professional Services worth an estimated £6.7 million.

The European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission have published the annual report assessing bathing water quality across Europe in 2015 and indicating where it is expected to be good in 2016.

Anglian Water has officially marked the 50th anniversary of the opening of Grafham Reservoir and a new £28 million storage reservoir and pumping station with a visit from His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh who first opened the Reservoir fifty years ago.

Pennon  Group, owners of waste company Viridor, South West Water and Bournemouth Water has reported underlying profit before tax broadly in line with expectations at £211.3 million (2014/15 £210.7 million) - achieved against a backdrop of reduced allowed returns in the water business for the AMP6 2015-20 regulatory period.

Ofwat has today published a major paper setting out its regulatory approach for the 2019 Price Review and beyond - including far-reaching proposals which will bring about fundamental changes for the UK water sector.

Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay, developer of the £1 billion Swansea Tidal Lagoon scheme, is to retender the main £300 million marine works package after parting company with preferred bidder China Harbour Engineering Company.

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