EU agrees minimum requirements for water reuse in agriculture

The Commission says the practice of water reuse is currently established in only a few member states and it is deployed ‘much below its potential’

New £6m district heating network fired up in Stirling

The facility is expected to save around 381 tonnes of carbon a year – equivalent to 1.5 million miles driven in an average petrol car

Southern Water faces record £126m penalty over ‘shocking’ sewage failures

The Environment Agency has launched a criminal investigation into the case

Italy taken to EU Court over air pollution and wastewater failings

The nitrogen dioxide limit set out under EU legislation had to be met in 2010

EU funds €10m to upgrade wastewater systems in Hungary

The project is expected to benefit around 33,000 people

Yorkshire Water invests £30m in wastewater treatment plant

It will help the company produce more sludge – a by-product of wastewater treatment and the anaerobic digestion process produces biogas

San Francisco granted $699m for wastewater infrastructure upgrades

It will replace its outdated biosolids digester facilities with modern, efficient technologies

Global water market ‘to grow to $915bn by 2023’

It has been linked to high commodity and oil prices as well as major water quality and infrastructure plans

New US project to explore drilling wastewater reuse

The Environmental Protection Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the State of New Mexico for the project

Coca-Cola granted self-supply retail water licence

It is the fourth company in England to be granted a licence to supply its own water and wastewater services since the business retail market opened last year