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The resilience challenge – a gateway to exceptional service

In an Expert Focus article for Waterbriefing, Brendan McAndrew, Principal Consultant and technical lead at MWH (now part of Stantec), discusses how water companies can ensure their services are resilient 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


Environment Agency to start work on £36.5m flood scheme for Hull

The Environment Agency is launching a major flood defence scheme in Hull after securing £36.5 million in Government funding. Read more


Yorks Water invests £3.5m in Normanton WwTW upgrade

Yorkshire Water has started work on a major £3.5 million upgrade at its Normanton waste water treatment works. Read more


Anglian Water: £100m IT alliance model with Atos, Capgemini and Cognizant is industry first

Anglian Water has formed an industry-leading IT alliance worth £100 million over the eight year term. Read more

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Energy company Centrica plc has acquired FlowGem Ltd, an early stage UK-based business developing unique and innovative technology to remotely detect water leaks, for £13 million.

The National Audit Office has launched a new inquiry to examine whether systems and incentives in the regulated industries sufficiently and cost-effectively protect vulnerable consumers.

Three students from Thailand, Sureeporn Triphetprapa, Thidarat Phianchat and Kanjana Komkla, have received the 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for their innovative water retention device that mimics the water retention of the Bromeliad plant.

Defra has published the form water companies must complete to apply to the Secretary of State for permission to withdraw from the non-household retail market for water – and demonstrate that this will ensure “a seamless process for customers.”

The Environment Agency is progressing with its plans for the proposed £8.5 million Marlow flood alleviation scheme.

The National Audit Office, the government’s spending watchdog, has launched an investigation into  the assurance arrangements for the £4.2 billion Thames Tideway Tunnel – the NAO will publish its report in the autumn.

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