Veolia to sell Suez UK waste business to Macquarie for €2.4bn

The deal is aimed at resolving anti-trust concerns

Anglian Water launches its biggest apprenticeship drive

Apprentices will be hired on completion of the programme

Sefton Council hopes to become second local authority to enter self-supply water partnership

It will join Blackpool Borough Council, which was granted a self-supply licence in 2018

Disparity among European firms’ water management

Although some European companies are doing well with water management, others are lagging behind. That’s according to a new report from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which analyses data from 121 European businesses. It reveals a growing disparity between the few leading companies and those who are failing to make necessary improvements in key areas relating to water management, […]

$200m fund for water management in China

One of the poorest regions in northwest China has been granted a $200 million (128.7m) loan to improve water availability through wastewater reuse and better resource management. The project is expected to benefit around 340,000 residents in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), which is predominantly a desert territory with strong winds, low rainfall and a […]

Could we soon see a rise in water bills?

Consumer will have to fork out the cash for water companies to invest a total of £250 billion to renew the industry’s infrastructure. That amount of investment is needed, according to Eddie Spencer, Head of water at Schneider Electric Professional Services (SEPS), in order to bring the infrastructure – pipe works, reservoirs, vehicles, IT and […]

M&C Scoop Two Major Awards for Excellence in Energy Management

M&C Energy Group, world leading energy consultants, was announced as winner of two major industry awards at the Energy Awards 2012 prestigious gala dinner in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. Over 500 of the energy industry’s key players were there to see M&C pick up the awards for Excellence in Carbon Reduction and Excellence in Water […]

Amplio turns on buyout taps again

Water treatment and purification firm Environmental Water Systems has been bought by renewable and environmental investment company The Amplio Group. EWS is based in Cheddar and has 38 employees and a turnover of more than £5m. The company designs, builds and supplies water treatment, purification and waste water recovery systems in the healthcare and industrial […]

Government announces water White Paper

The government has revealed it is to publish a White Paper on water. Richard Benyon, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Natural Environment and Fisheries, made the announcement at the Future Water 2010 conference in London. He said that now “is the right time for a water White Paper to provide a steer for the industry and […]