Farmers to be offered grants of up to £30k for ‘greener’ practices

Regenerative practices designed to protect rivers will be supported by Severn Trent’s funding

Severn Trent pours £78m into bathing rivers project

The investment aims to improve bathing quality along 49 kilometres of river

Severn Trent Water fined £1.5m for illegal sewage discharges

Nearly 360,000 litres of sewage were discharged into one brook

Ofwat exposes weak financial resilience of certain water firms

The regulator found that SES Water, Yorkshire and Southern show lower levels of financial resilience

Severn Trent to produce extra 95m litres of water with low carbon tech

The company will deploy water treatment technology designed to require fewer chemicals and use less energy compared to conventional techniques

Octopus Energy partners Severn Trent in net zero drive

The collaboration aims to explore opportunities to generate renewable energy at Severn Trent sites

Severn Trent trials new technology to reline water pipes

It is expected to provide greater protection and reduce the number of leaks and bursts

Severn Trent discovers ‘quicker and cheaper’ way to treat sewage

Engineers at Newent treatment works have improved the process by putting sewage through an additional tank containing thousands of tiny plastic discs

Severn Trent Water seeks new solutions to reduce energy costs

The water and wastewater company currently uses around 900GWh of electricity per year – which comes at a cost of £100m

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Severn Trent uses Uber drivers to look at water leaks

The drivers sent images to the company’s engineers, who then dispatched appropriate staff to fix issues