Forget green energy – low carbon power is going blue

Blue energy, which refers to the energy released when freshwater mixes with the ocean, could harness as much as 2TW of clean electricity

Irish 18-year-old invents way to remove microplastics from water

Fionn Ferreira from Cork has won the $50,000 top prize at the 2019 Google Science Fair in California

Climate change ‘will result in higher water bills for consumers’

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers suggests the cost of treating and managing water supplies is set to increase as the UK experiences increasingly long and hot summers

Nearly two-thirds of water consumers want more supplier transparency

A new report suggests the public want to understand more about where their money goes and how it is spent

New contract sees 100 public water fountains make a splash across London

In a bid to reduce the amount of single-use plastic being generated from bottled water usage, MIW Water Cooler Experts are deploying the green infrastructure across the city

Ofwat orders £50 reduction in water bills for consumers

Water companies must also invest an additional £6m each day between 2020 and 2025 to improve the environment and services for customers

Water companies ‘must address concerns over unfair bills’

The Consumer Council for Water suggests water providers are failing to close a “gulf” between high levels of satisfaction with the quality of services provided and unhappiness regarding high costs

Levi Strauss steps up efforts to slash supply chain emissions

The jeans giant has signed an agreement with IFC, a member of the World Bank, to help meet its corporate sustainability objectives

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

England’s water companies ‘must improve poor performance’

The Consumer Council for Water has criticised Water Plus, Clear Water Business and Everflow for attracting high numbers of customer complaints