Chemical free water treatment makes a splash

A South Australian water company has developed a way to treat water without using chemicals. Hydrosmart claims its technology uses microprocessors attached to the outside of underwater pipes that emit sound frequencies and clean the water to environmental standards. The innovative solution was originally developed to stop minerals in the water such as iron and calcium […]

EU bank loans Severn Trent £530m

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is loaning a UK water company £530 million to support its five-year investment programme. Severn Trent provides drinking water and waste water treatment services to more than 4.3 million homes and businesses across the Midlands and mid-Wales. Under UK water regulator Ofwat’s 2015 – 2020 price review period, around £3.3 billion […]

Wind used to clean Scottish water

Six 5kW wind turbines installed at two waste water treatment works run by Scottish Water have been given the go ahead to start generating. The R9000 turbines manufactured by Evance have been installed at plants in Broadford on the Isle of Skye and Raasay. Another three turbines are set to be installed at the Portree […]