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Aug 9, 2022
Yorkshire Water and Morrison Water Services achieve first drinking water main spray lining in AMP7
Water/Wastewater News
Aug 5, 2022
Valves
AUMA Actuators has successfully extended its service level agreement (SLA) with Anglian Water until 2028. AUMA UK and Anglian Water worked in partnership to develop and deploy a new and unique process to service, maintain and replace a range of actuators throughout the Anglian Water region. This extended SLA continues to provide Anglian Water with access to AUMA’s... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 4, 2022
Other
Three million residents in southern England are now preparing for a hosepipe ban in the coming daysas the long summer drought continues in the UK. South East Water confirmed on August 3 that a hosepipe ban across Kent and Sussex from next Friday which will affect around 2.2million customers, as the dry spell continues following a record-breaking July for lack of rain.... [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 29, 2022
Other
Southern Water in the UK is introducing a Temporary Use Ban (TUB) for its customers in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to protect these rivers. One of our region’s driest years for a century and highest ever temperatures have caused a drought that threatens to damage the precious habitats of the River Test and River Itchen.   The extremely hot weather and reduced... [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 20, 2022
Pumps
Following three years of successful service by Landia aeration units at one of the UK’s most popular holiday parks, a leading water and wastewater asset management company has introduced an additional unit to one of its customer’s other sought-after destinations. As well as for the holiday parks it works with, the asset management company has also brought in Landia’s... [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 13, 2022
Other
United Utilities has signed a deal to sell its renewable energy arm for £100 million (€118 million). The Warrington-based water supplier's United Utilities Renewable Energy (UURE) will be acquired by SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust. United Utilities has developed a portfolio renewable assets since 2014 including hydro and UURE comprises 69 MW of renewable generation... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 12, 2022
Valves
IQ3 actuators from Rotork have improved and modernised the flow control system at a white water centre in the north-east of England, UK. The Tees Barrage International White Water Centre is an activity and sports site and is part of the Tees Barrage Park visitor attraction situated on the River Tees at Stockton-on-Tees. The penstocks on site feed the water course with... [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 28, 2022
Other
With electricity prices soaring, pump system optimisation experts Riventa have voiced their support to the chairman of Isle’s call for the water industry to make the most of innovative, energy-saving technology. Speaking about the unavoidable climate crisis, Dr Piers Clark, chairman of leading technical consultancy, Isle, stated that the water sector has significant... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 28, 2022
Other
Obart Pumps and sister company Tsurumi UK have accomplished their goal of becoming Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon neutral by 2023. The sister companies were already in an enviable position from initiatives started as far back as 2012, such as installing solar panels on their 20,000sq ft head office building in Maidstone, Kent, meaning they generate more energy than the businesses... [Read More]


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