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Blackfriars barge launches 'super sewer' construction

A meticulous maritime operation on the Thames has signalled the start of construction work for the £4.2 billion Thames Tideway Tunnel. Read more


Water industry complaints – CCWater tells worst performers to close the gap

Customer complaints – CCWater says the gap between the industry’s best and worst performers remains unacceptable. 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


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


Five times more heavy rainfall and storm surges predicted, says Yorkshire Water

Yorkshire Water has published a climate change report that highlights how extreme rainfall and storm surges are likely to increase across the region Read more

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New Carbon Trust research has revealed that only a quarter (25%) of public sector organisations surveyed have plans in place to adapt services and operations to the impacts of climate change, such as more frequent flooding or higher temperatures.

Wildlife, water and communities are set to benefit from improvements to the environment starting this week in Peterborough, led by the Environment Agency.

The Thames Barrier was closed on Wednesday this week – the first time this winter -  to reduce the risk of flooding in London and along the Thames catchment.

The Environment Agency has issued detailed guidance on applications to build new hydropower schemes.

Friday, 12 February 2016 07:11

European Union withdraws biocides approvals

The European Union has withdrawn the approvals for three commonly-used biocides following a decision made on 27 January.

Ofwat has launched a new consultation on what happens to business customers if retailers stop supplying them in the new retail water market

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