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 pays £226k for sewage pollution

The incident at Rothley Brook, Leicestershire took place in August 2016 and killed more than 2,000 fish

‘World’s first’ project to turn biogas from sewage into hydrogen

Hazer is seeking to build a 100-tonne per annum facility in Australia by December 2020

Yorkshire Water and University of York team up on anaerobic digestion project

The project aims to provide better insights into the microbes that drive anaerobic digestion and find the ideal conditions to increase efficiency

Urine for a surprise! Reading Festival pee and poop to be turned into renewable energy

Human waste from the festival will produce enough power to run two homes for a day

Thames Water fined £700k for sewage pollution

The Environment Agency said up to 30 million litres of sewage were released from the Maidenhead Sewage Treatment plant

Holland & Barrett to stop selling wet wipes in fight against fatbergs

Wet wipes are said to account for around 80% of blockages in sewers, costing an estimated £100m a year to clear

‘Concreteberg’ weighing 105 tonnes blocks London sewer

It is thought to be at least 100 metres long and the biggest blockage Thames Water has ever seen

Thames Tideway Tunnel is now 40% complete

Tideway has increased its estimate of total costs for the super sewer by 8%, bringing the total up to £3.8 billion

Severn Trent Water fined £500k for raw sewage discharge at Sutton Park

Sewage had spread across 1.15 hectares – an area slightly bigger than the size of an international rugby pitch