Pret partners up to purge plastic

The cafe chain has partnered with a UK start-up to introduce the brand’s reusable bottles to its stores

Cape Town pushes back ‘drought date’ until 2019

The city’s residents have been living with stringent water consumption restrictions

Co-op’s recycling plans aren’t watered down

The firm will start selling its own-brand water in bottles made from 50% recycled plastic

EU bank offers $49m to clean up water treatment and chemical sector

The financing will support research and development into optimising water treatment and developing new products

Greggs signs water supply deal

Edinburgh-based Business Stream will supply water to the baked goods retailer’s 1,650 shops

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

‘Plastic particles in water are drop in the ocean’

A scientist says a high number of particles are consumed by people on a daily basis from many sources other than plastic water bottles

Bottled water ‘could contain thousands of plastic particles’

The study says these particles could be harmful to human health

New handbook for householders on energy and water

Eight utility firms have joined forces to produce the handbook, with support from UK Power Networks

Jaguar and Cadbury get the water back on

Jaguar Land Rover and Cadbury have had their water turned back on after pipes burst during the cold snap sweeping the UK