“Not a single river in England is free from pollution”

Just 14% of English rivers meet “good ecological status”, according to the Environmental Audit Committee

Anglian Water launches its biggest apprenticeship drive

Apprentices will be hired on completion of the programme

Severn Trent to produce extra 95m litres of water with low carbon tech

The company will deploy water treatment technology designed to require fewer chemicals and use less energy compared to conventional techniques

Yorkshire Water to develop wetland for low carbon wastewater treatment

The project is designed to filter water naturally from phosphorus

South West Water switches on ‘world’s first of its kind’ treatment plant

It uses Dutch ‘cutting-edge’ treatment processes, designed to produce ‘impeccable’ drinking water and to be more sustainable than a traditional water treatment plant

One of the world’s largest water recycling plants secures €150m EIB funding

The plant aims to meet increasing domestic water demand and ramp-up the availability of reused water for agriculture

Iran announces raft of new power and water projects amid coronavirus crisis

They will make up a proportion of 38 new projects, worth £342m, to be developed across 15 provinces in the next three months

Welsh Water hopes to make a splash with £440k annual savings

It has signed a three-year contract with Veolia, which is assisting the water company with identifying, delivering and maintaining cost savings

South West Water fined £50k for sewage breaches

The incidents took place at its sewage treatment plants in Salcombe and Dartmouth between 2015 and 2016.

UK Coal Authority turns to solar power

The Coal Authority is installing solar panels across its estate of 75 mine water treatment sites. It manages the effects of past coal mining, including subsidence damage claims which are not the responsibility of licensed coal mine operators and mine water pollution. It is a non-departmental public body within the UK’s Department for Business, Energy […]