Thames Water fined £4m for 30-hour waterfall of sewage discharge

The incident is believed to have killed approximately 3,000 fish

Yorkshire Water uses AI and IoT to reduce wastewater pollution

It has teamed up with the University of Sheffield and Siemens Digital Industries to develop an innovative blockage predictor solution, which identifies problems in the network quickly

Wessex Water pays £35k for sewage spill at Dorset nature reserve

The Environment Agency said the pollution had a ‘severe impact’ on aquatic invertebrates over a distance of around 100 metres, which deteriorated water quality

Giant fatberg weighing 40 tonnes removed from London sewer

It was equivalent to the weight of three red London buses and found in Greenwich earlier this year

The first three kilometres of the Thames Tideway Tunnel are now complete

Tideway has published its latest annual report confirming the project is on schedule to be finished by 2024

‘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

Devon’s largest ever fatberg removed successfully

It was taken to a local sewage treatment plant and used to produce energy

Forget washed up whales… monster fatberg hits seaside town

The build up of fat, wet wipes and grease in Sidmouth, Devon, is larger than some models of Boeing 747 airliner

Sewer blockages ‘costing Londoners £12m every year’

The London Assembly says once removed, blockages are often incinerated, further polluting the city’s air

Thames Water declares victory over ‘monster fatberg’

Thames Water’s nine-week battle against the “monster fatberg” in Whitechapel has come to an end. The fatberg below the east London street, found in September, was a solid mass of fat, oil, wet wipes, condoms and other sanitary products. The water company said the work took longer than expected due to the damage the fatberg […]