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Feb 29, 2024
Resource demand gap requires investment, says water minister
Water/Wastewater News
Feb 28, 2024
Pipelines
United Utilities is starting work on a further three projects in Bolton in the UK to improve the water quality of four brooks in the area. The North West’s water company is spending £38 million (€44 million) to reduce the amount of times that storm overflows operate in heavy rainfall from sites in Astley Bridge, Dunscar Bridge and Firwood industrial estate. A... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 23, 2024
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $42.9 million (€39.5 million) from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for North Dakota drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades. The funding is part of the over $50 billion (€46 billion) investment in water infrastructure upgrades from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 20, 2024
Pipelines
Thames Water has reached the final stages of its project to protect future water supply across Swindon in the UK. The £45 million (€52 million) project includes a new 13.7 km pipeline which runs between Faringdon and Blunsdon. Construction of the Faringdon to Blunsdon pipeline commenced in May 2021 and is due to come into service this spring, with the overall project... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 16, 2024
Pipelines
Three UK water utilities have agreed orders for the installation of a total of 30 hybrid- submerged aerated filters (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 demand for this adaptable wastewater... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 15, 2024
Pipelines
A new water main has been successfully installed in Catterick in the UK following a scheme to improve the delivery of clean water to Yorkshire Water customers. Working with partner Morrison Water Services, the £1.7 million (€2 million) scheme saw 6.5 km mains installed through rural land, using a horizontal drilling technique to ensure that surface disturbance on farmland... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 14, 2024
Pipelines
Using cloud-based platforms for more efficient leak detection was the subject of an Ovarro presentation at the Philippine Association of Water Districts (PAWD) annual convention. Channel manager Craig Abbott highlighted Ovarro cloud solutions that analysed network noise to provide actionable information for leakage reduction. They include LeakInsight, a new cloud-based... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 8, 2024
Pipelines
Cepsa’s San Roque Energy Park has inaugurated its new wastewater reuse plant as part of its sustainable commitment to the optimisation of water management, the reduction of its use at source and its maximum reuse. The new plant enables a 25% reduction in water use, which allows a total 53% saving when added to other optimisation and efficiency measures undertaken in... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 15, 2024
Pipelines
A multi-million pound project to upgrade Wilpshire’s Wastewater Treatment Works in the UK is almost complete. The project which has taken two years to complete and has seen the introduction new wastewater treatment processes, including one which uses microorganisms to remove nutrients from wastewater to improve the quality of the water that is released from the facility. The... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 5, 2024
Pipelines
A multi-million-pound project to build a new wastewater treatment works and upgrade the network in Forton in the UK is progressing well. The £17.7 million (€20.6 million) development has been designed to cope with recent and future population in growth in the area as well as dealing with the frequent sharp upturns in demand. When operational in autumn 2024, the new... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 2, 2024
Pipelines
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a €2.7 million contract for a project to lay a 562 metre Glass-Reinforced Epoxy (GRE) water pipeline with 1,500-millimetre diameter in Hatta. This project includes constructing a jet valve chamber to extend the lower outlet valve of Hatta Dam to the Wadi area. This project is part of the pumped-storage hydroelectric... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 21, 2023
Pipelines
Thames Water has reached a significant milestone in its smart metering journey - surpassing more than 1 million installations across its region. It is the largest smart meter rollout in the UK, with installations currently taking place across London, Swindon and Oxford, with a further 78,000 fittings planned throughout 2024. Around 45,000 installations will be focused... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 13, 2023
Pipelines
Scottish Water has made a big dent in its greenhouse gas emissions by deploying advanced technology at 200 pumping stations across its network. By combining high-efficiency pumps and advanced digital technologies, the utility has reduced energy consumption by up to 60%, accelerating its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2040. Scottish Water provides essential water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 22, 2023
Pipelines
Southern Water in the UK has published its Clean Rivers and Seas Plan outlining proposals, underpinned by £1.5 billion (€1.7 billion) investment between 2025-2035, to get to the root cause of storm overflows. Storm overflows are part of the design of our combined sewer network, which captures both rainwater and wastewater. These emergency outlets are the last line... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 20, 2023
Pipelines
Sizewell C is to start formal negotiations with Essex & Suffolk Water in the UK to help fund the construction of a new water main for the region. The 28 km pipeline route will run from Barsham to Saxmundham and it will be sized to provide more water than Sizewell C needs. Sizewell C will help to pay for the new pipeline, which will be capable of delivering more water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 27, 2023
Pipelines
Portsmouth Water in the UK is proposing to install two separate pipelines to pump spring water to Havant Thicket Reservoir and draw it out when needed. This would offer the water company greater flexibility to respond to more frequent, longer droughts. It would also mean the scheme could continue to operate if maintenance was required on one of the pipelines. The pipelines... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 18, 2023
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $11.8 million (€10.7 million) to Nebraska from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure through this year’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF). The funding will support Nebraska communities in upgrading essential water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure that protects public health and treasured... [Read More]


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