Ofwat proposes to increase price cap for business customers

Ofwat has set out plans to increase the price cap for the non-household retail market by 0.31%

Yorkshire Water is looking for 35 new engineers

The water company aims to boost the efficient management of its assets, including pumping stations

Northumbrian Water hit with £540k fine for sewage pollution

Durham County Court heard a blockage in a combined sewer in May 2017 caused sewage to pour out of a manhole cover and discharge into the watercourse that runs through Heads Hope Dene near Castle Eden

Water companies to pay for low customer satisfaction rankings

Thames Water has to pay nearly £16.7 million and Southern Water £4.9 million for poor customer satisfaction

United Utilities introduces wastewater treatment tech to slash emissions

The new system is forecast to lead to power savings of up to 84% compared to older models

Thames Water ties with SGN for biogas installations

Waste sludge from sewage treatment will be used to create biomethane to warm homes

Australia’s Macquarie buys £1bn majority stake in Southern Water

The capital will enable the water company to significantly upgrade its network, with £2bn to be invested over the next four years

Electrolysers drink beer for good!

An Aussie startup has developed technology that converts brewery wastewater into hydrogen fuel for vehicles

ENGIE makes Silicon Valley city smarter

A set of energy and water-saving measures are predicted to help the city save $1.5m per year in energy and water costs

Chinese official asks Japan’s Deputy PM to take a sip of Fukushima treated water

The call follows the Japanese Government’s decision to release more than one million tonnes of treated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean