Yorkshire Water fined £600k for sewage sludge discharge

Yorkshire Water has been hit with a £600,000 fine for polluting a watercourse at Staithes with sewage. It admitted to one charge for the water discharge activity into Dales Beck at Dalehouse, without an environmental permit. The pollution originated from the water firm’s Hinderwell Wastewater Treatment Works in July 2015, with a leak from a […]

Green project to save US city $2.2m in energy costs

A city in the US is expected to save thousands of dollars every year in energy costs as a result of its new green project. The City of Grand Rapids in Michigan has completed the first phase of its sustainability plans at its wastewater treatment plant. It included upgrading the plant, “mainly focused on energy […]

Water now a boardroom issue says Carbon Disclosure Project

Water and its uses and constraints are now a boardroom issue, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project. The not-for-profit organization, which holds the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world, asked over 300 of the world’s largest companies to provide information on their water use and water-related business issues. And just […]

ENER-G launches £2m Budapest centre

A €2.6m (£2.2m) renewable energy centre in Budapest built by ENER-G’S Hungarian subsidiary is now operational. The centre at Budapest wastewater treatment plant in Csepel is part of the Living Danube programme, Europe’s largest environmental investment currently under implementation. ENER-G Energia Technologia Zrt has installed a biogas cogeneration system together with three boilers for additional […]