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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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Steps to unlocking water data capability

The water sector has made good progress with digitisation – the capturing of data for storage and processing - writes Ruth Clarke, head of digital, Xylem UK and Ireland. This large-scale analogue-to-digital conversion means there is certainly no shortage of...

Steve Vick International’s innovative grout filling project for Wales & West Utilities in Aberdare

Steve Vick International's Contract Services team recently completed a challenging project in Aberdare, Wales, commissioned by Wales & West Utilities and Transport for Wales. The project involved grout filling a recently decommissioned gas main, covering 150 metres of 300mm...

New AUMA actuators keep water in Welsh town’s taps flowing 

Water supplies to over 3,000 residents in the Welsh seaside town of Tywyn will continue to flow uninterrupted thanks to new state-of-the-art, remotely controlled electric actuators installed by AUMA Actuators Limited. AUMA Actuators Limited supplied 15 of its unique PROFOX-Q...

New entry-level machine now available from Bucher Municipal

Bucher Municipal has announced a new addition to its sewer cleaner range. The new CityFlex C40 Viking unit provides an entry level product to the CityFlex range but with all the high specification extras customers expect from a Bucher...

The UK’s chemical industries prepare for largest ever CHEMUK EXPO

The CHEMUK 2024 EXPO will return this 15th & 16th May to the NEC, Birmingham. CHEMUK continues to grow, with over five hundred exhibitors expected for this year’s event. Event organiser Ian Stone comments: “This is the 5th edition in...

Tackling nuisance odour – H2S detection down to single digit ppb level

Able Instruments & Controls has long held the belief that their partner company Ametek Brookfield produces the best-in-class parts per billion hydrogen sulphide analyser, with its high accuracy and specificity. In this article, Dave Quelch, ABLE’s Business Development & Marketing...

DEVELON Launches New DX17Z-7 and DX19-7 Mini-Excavators

DEVELON (formerly Doosan Construction Equipment) has launched the new DX17Z-7 zero tail swing and DX19-7 conventional Stage V compliant mini-excavators. Both new models provide significantly increased performance, versatility, operator comfort and easier maintenance than the previous generation machines they...

South West Water helps customers save water and save money whilst protecting the environment

South West Water has launched a new campaign to support customers in becoming water efficient and benefitting from more affordable bills whilst helping to protect the environment. The Water is Precious campaign will work with customers to demonstrate the true...

Innovation would help find more chemicals in water

At the British Water Micropollutants Conference 2024, which took place last February, keynote speakers from the UK's Environment Agency called for a cross-industry approach to tackling the issue. John Collins, deputy director of evidence assessment and evaluation at the Environment...

Ready to Read awarded as a winner of the 2024 MOSL Market Improvement Fund

Sagacity, in partnership with Clear Business Water, have announced that the ‘Ready to Read’ project has been awarded as a winner of the 2024 MOSL Market Improvement Fund. MOSL are the market operator for the non-household water retail market in...

How water companies can make their data watertight against cyber attacks

Hackers have developed a taste for water. At the end of last year, the US federal investigators confirmed multiple water utilities in the US had been breached, a breach of an Irish water utility interrupted the water supply for...

Aliaxis secure framework win to support Scottish Water 

Fluid management solutions specialist, Aliaxis UK, has been named as the single-source supplier for all PE Barrier system requirements for Scottish Water for up to the next eight years. The mandatory framework will see Aliaxis UK supply its BS 8588...

Thames Water on track to deliver £45 million supply upgrade in Swindon  

Thames Water has reached the final stages of its project to protect future water supply across Swindon. The £45 million project includes a new 13.7km pipeline which runs between Faringdon and Blunsdon.  Construction of the Faringdon to Blunsdon pipeline commenced...

Latest investment begins to protect North Yorkshire watercourses

Northumbrian Water is investing in upgrades to sites in North Yorkshire, to help protect the local environment. The latest project, a £2.5m upgrade to Aldbrough Sewage Treatment Works (STW), is at Aldbrough St John, near Richmond, and is one of...

JDP welcomes new Network Manager for South-East region

JDP (John Davidson Pipes), one of the leading suppliers in the drainage pipe systems and water management solutions sector, has announced the appointment of Paul Harrod-Welch as the new JDP Network Manager for the South-Eastern region of merchant branches....

Payment plans are the most popular form of debt management support for water bill payers

As the cost of living crisis continues, new research shows that payment plans are the most popular form of financial support for water customers. Almost two-fifths (37%) of water customers who have struggled to keep on top of water bill...

Global lubricants manufacturer chooses new Borger pump

A new jet-mixing pump system has significantly reduced capital, installation, maintenance and energy costs at Moove, a global lubricants manufacturer and distributor, in the UK. For a closed-top 50m3 tank used in the manufacturing process of quality lubricating, engine, hydraulic...

‘Amazing achievement’ as customer service award retained for Wessex Water

A new independent assessment has recognised Wessex Water for Customer Service Excellence (CSE). The water and sewerage company has retained the CSE quality mark award, an accolade it first picked up in 1996, after a glowing report from the Centre...

Sensitive working to protect Essex’s wildlife

Essex & Suffolk Water is investing £700,000 in the replacement pipeline near West Hanningfield, which starts in land close to a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) that is home to a range of species, including Great Crested Newts. The...

GeoSmart Information creates multiple jobs due to demand

Environmental consultancy, Geosmart Information has created 16 new jobs in response to the increasing demand for its flood risk reports, data and services. The Midlands-based flood risk, drainage, groundwater and contaminated land specialist is looking to recruit a technical flood...

EJ Peak Technology Solutions wins place on United Utilities framework.

United Utilities has appointed EJ Peak Technology Solutions to its Digital Services - Monitoring & Control, Design & Build framework following a competitive tender. Part of the Edwin James Group, EJ Peak is a digitalisation and industrial technologies specialist...

Scotmas and ACWA Power partner to promote “Green Desalination” and achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals

Scotmas, a global leader in chlorine dioxide-based water treatment systems, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ACWA Power, a world-renowned developer, investor, and operator of power generation, desalination, and green hydrogen plants, committing the parties to further...

UK utilities place multiple orders for Hybrid-SAF technology 

Three UK water utilities have agreed orders for the installation of a total of 30 Hybrid-SAF modular biological treatment units from wastewater treatment specialist WCS Environmental Engineering (WCSEE).    The contracts with Anglian Water, Scottish Water, and United Utilities demonstrate growing...

Infrastructure Client Group benchmarking report highlights a need for increased collaboration and investment in data and digital

The Infrastructure Client Group (ICG) Data and Digital Benchmarking Report shows an increasing awareness of the challenges and issues affecting the UK infrastructure industry. The progress required to achieve the industry’s data and digital ambitions is being hindered by...

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