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Jun 21, 2021
Innovative £8.5 million sewer scheme will help tackle flooding
Water/Wastewater News
Jun 17, 2021
Pipelines
A $2.4 million (€2 million) upgrade to one of Hobart’s major water distribution pipelines has started in Australia. The project will replace a section of the Claremont Trunk water pipeline that runs along the Brooker Highway in Berriedale and provides water from the West Derwent System to the Tolosa Reservoirs. Capital Delivery Office (CDO) delivery manager Chris... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 16, 2021
Pipelines
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s £2 million (€2.3 million) investment to upgrade the water network in the Fairwater, Danescourt and Radyr communities of Cardiff has now been completed. The work formed part of a £159 million (€185 million) investment to deliver improvements on the quality of drinking water for its customers across the country. The work involved cleaning... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 15, 2021
Pipelines
Work is due to start next month on a £1.3 million (€1.5 million) sewer upgrade in part of Darlington, as Northumbrian Water embarks on a project to protect the environment. The company has set July 5 as the date to start work on replacing an existing pipe with innovative trenchless technology being utilised. This involves digging two pits at either side of the road... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 10, 2021
Pipelines
One of the country’s largest hospitality management companies has been ordered to pay more than £90,000 (€104,000) after allowing huge amounts of fat, oil and grease (FOG) to get into the Thames Water sewer network. Mitchells & Butlers Leisure Retail was accused of failing to prevent FOG entering the sewers in Kidlington, UK, in 2017. The company pleaded guilty... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 9, 2021
Pipelines
A new UK partnership that is bringing significant improvements to leak detection rates globally has been recognised by the water industry. Technology specialist Ovarro and UK utility Anglian Water Services collaborated on the development of remote leak detection device Enigma3hyQ and cloud-based analytics platform PrimeWeb. Between April 2018 and January 2021, the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 7, 2021
Pipelines
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water’s £8 million (€9.3 million) investment to upgrade the wastewater system in Norton and Presteigne is making progress and is on track to be completed next year. The work being carried out will help improve the quality of the water which is release to the environment. This in turn will boost water quality in the Norton Brook and River Lugg to ensure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 1, 2021
Pipelines
Operator of power generation and desalinated water plants ACWA Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Neutral Fuels for future collaboration on the supply of biofuel for Saudi Arabia’s ambitious tourism project on the Red Sea coast. The ACWA Power-led consortium was awarded The Red Sea Development Company’s highest value contract to design, build, operate... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 28, 2021
Pipelines
Thames Water plans to relocate Guildford’s sewage works strengthening the town’s waste services for the future. A completely new works, Thames Water’s first since 2005, will replace the existing 60-year-old site, which is set to be demolished to enable Guildford Borough Council to develop new housing. An online consultation will allow people to help shape a formal... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 26, 2021
Pipelines
Yorkshire Water is set to create a new integrated constructed wetland at its Clifton wastewater treatment works, which will provide a natural, sustainable and low-carbon way to treat water before returning it to the environment. An area approximately the size of three Olympic swimming pools featuring interconnected ponds will be constructed and planted with over 20,000... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 21, 2021
Pipelines
MSE Systems has provided Sunbelt Rentals with a fully automated wastewater treatment system following a successful testing period last year. The company, a specialist in equipment hire for construction, infrastructure, industrial, government, and events since 1947, required the solution for its Trakway panel washing operation in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. The team... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 19, 2021
Pipelines
Work has started on a £2.5 million (€2.9 million) upgrade to a sewer network in County Durham in the UK aimed at protecting the environment. Northumbrian Water is replacing part of the sewer, which runs close to the Priest Burn, in Esh Winning, and is installing a new pumping station to reduce the risk of pollution. The pipe currently running to the local sewage... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 18, 2021
Pipelines
Construction of an eight-mile water pipeline is set to begin in Santa Cruz, California. The project aims to address seawater intrusion occurring in the Santa Cruz Mid County Groundwater Basin. The Pure Water Soquel project is two-fold - reduce seawater contamination and bolster groundwater levels in the aquifer. “We are challenged by both drought and an overdrafted... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 14, 2021
Pipelines
The final plans for a new section of the Haweswater Aqueduct that United Utilities will be laying has been unveiled. The water company is refurbishing the huge aqueduct which has been bringing drinking water from Cumbria, through Lancashire and into Greater Manchester since 1955. The pipeline has successfully served 2.5 million people in Cumbria, Lancashire and Greater... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 13, 2021
Pipelines
Wentwood Reservoir is to undergo further essential work to ensure it continues to capture and store water safely for years to come. The work, to improve the reservoir’s structure and to better manage the flow of water to the reservoir, was identified by Welsh Water in the UK following initial work the company carried out to the reservoir in 2019. The new work will... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 12, 2021
Pipelines
The complex computer systems which control London’s drinking water supplies have been upgraded while keeping the taps running in as part of a £20 million (€24 million) project by Thames Water. Moving from the 25-year-old RTAP system to the new ClearSCADA platform saw the replacement of multiple legacy and obsolete systems. One of the largest of its type in Europe,... [Read More]


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