Anglian Water launches its biggest apprenticeship drive

Apprentices will be hired on completion of the programme

Ofwat exposes weak financial resilience of certain water firms

The regulator found that SES Water, Yorkshire and Southern show lower levels of financial resilience

Australian food waste-to-energy plant wins national innovation merit

The facility has converted approximately 82,000 tonnes of food waste into enough clean energy to power 1,500 homes

Customer service survey
Welsh Water earns top position in customer service ratings

The not-for-profit utility received the best customer service rating of any water company in Wales and England, according to a new survey

Veolia produces hand sanitiser for waste and energy workers

The company has been using its own specialist laboratory facilities in Ellesmere Port to manufacture the sanitiser

UK water industry pledges to reach net zero by 2030

Water suppliers have increased their own renewable electricity generation by 40% since 2011

Water companies ‘not doing enough to reduce serious pollution incidents’

The number of events that have a serious, extensive or persistent impact on the environment has increased

Water industry ‘has more flexibility to try innovative smart products’

Water companies “have more flexibility” to try out new smart technologies compared to energy suppliers. Jeremy Heath, Network Manager at Sutton and East Surrey Water told ELN he believes innovation is more likely to come out of the water sector within the next five years. He said: “When you’re at a party, you’re going to […]

£4 million investment for UK water industry

The UK water industry will see an investment of up to £4 million in studies, research and development projects to encourage innovation in the industry. The investment aims to support “step-change innovations” that will help tackle future UK and overseas water security challenges. This could be a product, process, service or business that has the […]