Yorkshire Water embraces sewage sludge market

Yorkshire Water has announced it is to embrace the sludge treatment market to drive efficiency, boost resilience and accelerate innovation within the water sector. The water company currently spends around 10% of its annual operating costs treating sludge but now plans to offer more opportunities for third-party companies to improve how it transports, treats and […]

The power of poo: ‘Where there’s muck, there’s brass’

Britain should generate more energy using sewage, according to Ofwat. The water regulator believes it could produce benefits worth up to £780 million while also reducing carbon emissions. Bioresources, also known as sludge, produces biogas or green gas which can be used to generate low carbon electricity. When processed it can also be used in […]