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Sep 29, 2022
Water pipeline programme at UK aqueduct makes progress
Water/Wastewater News
Sep 22, 2022
Pipelines
An emergency water pipe was flown in by helicopter to increase water stocks in part of West Yorkshire in the UK, which have experienced the lowest rainfall in 130 years. Despite recent spells of rain, water levels at reservoirs in the Worth Valley are much lower than usual. According to Yorkshire Water, reservoirs need months of rain to help them return to their normal... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 13, 2022
Pipelines
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water has outlined proposals to invest an extra £100 million (€115 million) before the end of 2025 to reduce phosphate discharges from its wastewater treatment works and to reduce the impact of Combined Storm Overflows (CSOs). This is in addition to the £836 million (€996 million) already budgeted in its Business Plan for 2020-2025. This would... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 8, 2022
Pipelines
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is struggling to meet growing water demand - especially for agriculture as it is the larger user of water, researchers have revealed. The war in Ukraine has only exacerbated the situation impacting especially food security with an unprecedented increase in food prices in the region. "Recycling water could supplement, or... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 2, 2022
Pipelines
Anglian Water has become the first UK company to issue a corporate green bond in the Canadian ‘maple’ bond market. The C$350 million (€266 million) bond raised will fund Anglian Water’s Strategic Pipeline Alliance (SPA) which is delivering a new network of large-scale interconnecting pipelines to move water to drier areas. SPA is the biggest infrastructure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 24, 2022
Pipelines
IWJS, one of the UK’s leading providers of services to wastewater networks, has been re-awarded the framework contract to continue delivering essential services to Anglian Water to 2025. There is also an option to extend it for a further two years. IWJS, a part of M Group Services, an essential infrastructure services provider in the water, energy, transport and telecommunications... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 4, 2022
Pipelines
A total of 1,400 households in West Cumbria in the UK are the first to receive their water from a new £300 million (€358 million) pipeline and treatment works. Since 2015, United Utilities has been constructing a 100 km pipeline to provide 80,000 households and businesses in West Cumbria with a more sustainable source of water from Thirlmere reservoir. At the time... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 29, 2022
Pipelines
Anglian Water in the UK has submitted proposals for a major pipeline across Lincolnshire to meet future water shortages. The planned 57 km pipe would move water from North Lincolnshire to the southern part of the county where rainfall is more scarce. The water company said the pipeline’s importance “cannot be understated” and is “critical in helping us secure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 21, 2022
Pipelines
Morrison Water Services has secured a place on a wastewater multiple supplier framework to deliver services that will help Thames Water meet its performance targets for pollution, flooding and blockages. The firm, which is part of M Group Services’ Water Division, will be delivering reactive and planned complex works, responding 24/7 to resolve wastewater network failures,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 15, 2022
Pipelines
A £230 million (€270 million) programme of environmental investment is under way across the north-west of the UK to improve 184km of the region’s rivers by 2025. United Utilities has announced the locations where it will be investing in the region’s wastewater systems to make them more resilient to heavy rainfall. In total, the investment programme will reduce... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 7, 2022
Pipelines
Shareholders have approved Thames Water’s plan for an additional £2 billion (€2.35 billion) of expenditure aimed at improving performance, solving leakage issues and improve river health. The UK’s largest provider of essential water and wastewater services, serving almost 25% of the UK’s population, Thames Water launched its turnaround plan in March 2021.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 1, 2022
Pipelines
A project to replace a water pipeline in north Cork in Ireland is set to get underway. Irish Water has confirmed about 3km of pipeline will be replaced by the utility near Banteer. Steven Blennerhassett, of Irish Water, outlined the benefits of the scheme adding: "These old pipes in Banteer were problematic and had a history of bursting. By replacing these old pipes... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 29, 2022
Pipelines
Wet wipes have been causing obstructions in drains across the country and one UK water company is taking action. Yorkshire Water said ‘millions of pounds’ was spent by staff clearing drain blockages each year. Bosses have now called for mandatory ‘do not flush’ labelling on wet wipes to curb the issue. Wet wipes – particularly baby and toilet wipes – cause... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 13, 2022
Pipelines
Missouri American Water announced the start of construction to replace nearly 4,400 feet of ageing water main, originally installed in the 1960s. The work began in mid-June to improve water service reliability for customers. “We’re proactively investing to replace pipes that are reaching the end of their useful life to keep water flowing to our customers, to enhance... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 6, 2022
Pipelines
Missouri American Water has announced the start of a $4.35 million (€4.1 million) project to replace more than one mile of water mains. This will take place to improve reliability for customers and reduce service disruptions in St Louis. Crews will begin installing a new 24-inch ductile iron water main to replace the aging eight-inch and 20-inch cast iron mains. The... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 6, 2022
Pipelines
A £3.4 million (€4 million) project to install a new water main supplying thousands of homes in the south of the Isle of Man is set to begin. Work on the six-mile pipe between St Marks and Grenaby will start on 19 April and take about five months to complete, Manx Utilities (MU) said. MU chairman Rob Callister said it would bring a reliable supply of water to an area... [Read More]


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