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Sep 13, 2021
Singapore’s PUB invests €32 million in new water solutions as demand increases
Water/Wastewater News
Sep 10, 2021
Pipelines
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that new water connections have doubled between 2016 and last year. The number of new water connections increased to 67,768 in 2020 compared to 31,108 in 2016 - an increase of around 118%. The total number of water connections increased from 666,006 in 2016 to 911,509 by the end of May this year - an increase... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 8, 2021
Pipelines
The Environment Agency in the UK has told water companies they can temporarily reduce the amount of chemicals used for waste water treatment. The decision comes in response to problems in the chemical supply chain caused by the lorry driver shortage that has hit other sectors like the food supply chain. Water UK said there was no shortage of chemicals, but just distribution... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 8, 2021
Pipelines
London’s Victorian water network is set to receive a major overhaul to increase water resilience thanks to a £300 million (€349 million) contribution from Thames Water’s owners. It will improve service by accelerating work to reduce leaks and bursts - increasing the resilience of the capital’s pipe network to the impacts of climate change and helping secure water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 2, 2021
Pipelines
Work on a new 500km pipeline that will pump water from wetter parts of north Lincolnshire in the UK to drier parts in Suffolk and Essex has moved a step closer as new planning applications were submitted. Anglian Water formally submitted plans for the 70km section of the pipe from Bexwell, near Downham Market in west Norfolk, to Bury St Edmunds. The UK water company... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 19, 2021
Pipelines
In the US, Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans totalling $168 million (€143 million) have been allocated for water system upgrades in Redwood City and Alameda County. US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan joined Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) commission chair Alicia Aguirre, Oro Loma board president Rita... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 18, 2021
Pipelines
A new competition is offering up to £4 million (€4.7 million) in research and development funding for innovative pilot projects that could see fibre broadband cables fed through the country’s water pipelines. Fibre in Water (FiW), a joint project led by the UK Government and the Geospatial Commission, will award funding from January 2022 to 31 March 2024. The pilots... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 18, 2021
Pipelines
Anglian Water has submitted planning applications for a new pipeline. The application was submitted to West Suffolk, East Cambridgeshire and King’s Lynn, and West Norfolk councils as the first step in the process to install a new strategic water pipeline to connect water supplies from Bexwell to Bury. The scheme will form part of Anglian’s strategic pipeline... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 16, 2021
Pumps
Anglian Water is investing £1.7 million (€1.9 million) in an essential project to future-proof the wastewater network in Hullbridge, UK. Work on an essential sewer upgrade scheme in Hullbridge, in Essex, will begin on Monday 16 August. The investment will see 2 km of new sewer pipes installed from the west of its pumping station on Ferry Road, under Kendall Park... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 10, 2021
Pipelines
A giant Victorian sewer in East London is being upgraded as Thames Water continues its investment in infrastructure across the capital. The work is being carried out at the Northern Outfall Sewer and a temporary 7.5-ton weight restriction is being placed to keep the engineers safe as they work below ground. The sewer comprises eight huge pipes, each around 1.6 metres... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 6, 2021
Pipelines
Northumbrian Water Group – which includes Essex & Suffolk Water – has joined the world’s largest alliance on climate change after being approved by the United Nations to become part of its Race To Zero campaign. The news comes as the company launches its Emission Possible plan for achieving Net Zero carbon by 2027 – 23 years ahead of the campaign target and that... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 3, 2021
Pipelines
Riventa have been monitoring a hydro-turbine for a major water supplier in England, to see if its maximum possible electrical output was being maintained. At a key site, river water is pumped to a break tank at the top of a hill, from where it can either overflow or run down the hill to a large reservoir below - or be directed to a hydro-turbine with the same outfall.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 2, 2021
Pipelines
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water are about to begin maintenance work at Llandegfedd Reservoir, which plays an important role in supplying over 600,000 people. It supplies Cardiff, Newport, parts of Monmouth and surrounding areas with a reliable supply of safe, clean drinking water every day. The work, which began this month is anticipated to be completed by the end of October. Rhys... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 29, 2021
Pipelines
Southern Water has increased the size of its leakage team and is employing new tools and techniques to find and fix leaks as the south-east of the UK faces a future of more people and less water. This is part of the organisation's commitment to halve leakage by 2050. Southern Water has committed to triple the rate of leakage reduction and is making major investments... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 23, 2021
Pipelines
Yorkshire Water has improved its leak detection with an artificial intelligence trial that has learnt to differentiate sounds from acoustic loggers to reduce false alarms by 60%. The project with Siemens and Artesia analysed data from nearly 40,000 loggers across Yorkshire’s clean water network to listen for evidence of leaks that should trigger a manual investigation. These... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 21, 2021
Pipelines
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water is currently investing £8 million (€9.2 million) to upgrade the wastewater network between Hailey Park and Tongwynlais. This investment work will help increase the sewer network capacity and help protect the local environment for years to come. The work, which got underway last summer, involves replacing, cleaning and relining sections of the... [Read More]


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