uk water industry News

  • UK Water industry performance

    In its annual overview of regulated business performance released last week (‘Greener Business'), the Environment Agency has recognised the good progress made by UK water companies. The industry's performance in 2009 earned the approval of the EA in four separate categories. These four categories include: abstraction licence compliance (significant fall in breaches); water quality ...

  • Aquas sensors for UK water industry

    Mac Solutions has announced the UK availability of the Aquas Smart Water Solutions range which includes smart sensors, data-logging systems, communication gateways and field configuration software. The range, targeted specifically at the water industry, covers the complete water lifecycle from treatment to distribution. The Aquas range - which covers the complete water lifecycle from extraction ...

  • The big issues facing the UK Water Industry

    The UK water industry is facing an unprecedented skills and innovation challenge as well as legislative, economic and environmental pressures that will require a significantly reduced emphasis on capital spending and a strong focus on delivering technically challenging, efficient solutions that address the many issues that remain unresolved. Mouchel’s Chief Engineer (Pipelines) Phil Clisham ...


    By Innovyze

  • UK`s Ofwat proposes more competitive water industry

    Water watchdog Ofwat has published a set of proposals to increase competition in the water and sewage industry. The suggested measures include increasing the number of non-household customers who can choose their supplier, and greater flexibility in how access prices are set. Ofwat's proposals follow criticism from a House of Lords committee in November which said the regulator had failed to ...

  • UK to launch new water review

    An expert in economics and competition law has been appointed to lead an independent review of the UK water industry. Professor Martin Cave, director of the Centre for Management Under Regulation at Warwick Business School, will head the review of competition and innovation which was announced last month in the Government's new Water Strategy for England. The Oxford graduate served as a member ...

  • Severn Trent Services support UK Water Industry Programme

    Severn Trent Services, Analytical Services division is playing a key role in the UK Water Industry Chemical Investigation Programme (CIP), providing analysis to some of the UK’s leading Water Companies. Severn Trent Services will be analyzing over 8,000 wastewater samples for customers including Yorkshire Water Services Ltd, Thames Water Utilities, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, Southern Water ...


  • Water industry is first to try out the new UK climate change projections

    The first Projections in Practice conference explained how the UK Climate Projections illustrate the extent of the changes the UK could face if nothing is done to cut greenhouse gas emissions – warmer and wetter winters, hotter and drier summers, increased risk of coastal erosion and more severe weather. The Projections underline the fact that some climate change is inevitable, even if we cut ...


  • New sludge screen launched to the UK industry

    The new SMax from CDE Global is the latest addition to the company’s product offering through their CDEnviro division. CDEnviro offer a range of products to the sewage and waste water treatment sectors with a focus on improving screening efficiencies and reducing waste volumes. The SMax unit is designed to handle a variety of materials including sewage, , digested sludge and imported sludge ...


    By CDEnviro

  • ATi UK is Certified by the National Water Hygiene Scheme

    Analytical Technology UK (ATi) announces certification of its staff under the National Water Hygiene Scheme (NWHS). The National Water Hygiene Scheme (NWHS) was created in January 2006 and all ATi’s UK staff has received training and certification under the scheme. The NHWS was devised by Water UK and EU Skills ((Energy & Utility Skills) in partnership. EU Skills, the Sector Skills Council ...


  • UK’s Largest Water Utility Selects InfoWorks ICM

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that Thames Water, UK, has purchased multiple licenses of InfoWorks ICM Suite, the industry’s leading integrated catchment modeling solution. In taking advantage of ...


    By Innovyze

  • UK’s Yorkshire Water Company Deploys InfoWorks ICM

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that Yorkshire Water, a leading UK water and wastewater utility, has purchased multiple licenses of InfoWorks ICM, the industry’s leading integrated catchment modeling solution. By ...


    By Innovyze

  • UK Launch for Water Treatment Filtration Equipment

    GB Filters is delighted to announce the launch of ‘Roberts’ water treatment filtration equipment in the UK. The Roberts Filter Group is the largest manufacturer of municipal and industrial filtration systems in the US, and GB Filters says a tremendous opportunity now exists to employ these technologies in the UK water sector. The product range is suitable for both potable and waste applications ...


    By Roberts Filter Group

  • GE’s Water Business to Acquire UK-Based Monsal

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Monsal, a private U.K.-based water, waste, advanced anaerobic digestion and integrated biogas-to-energy business. With Monsal’s advanced anaerobic digestion technology and industry knowledge, GE will be able to help municipalities and industrial manufacturers shift from disposing wastewater treatment ...


    By General Electric

  • AbTech Industries` UK Distributor Launches Product Line in Response to Regulatory Opportunity

    AbTech Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company") is pleased to advise that after positive in-ground test results, the Company's U.K. Distributor is launching a new line of "SmartGullies" products compliant with recently legislated regulatory surface water standards enacted throughout the U.K. and many other European nations. Since July of 2009, Bristol-based Smart Sponge Products ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • Regulation for a sustainable water industry

    A new report published this month by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM, UK), Regulation for a Sustainable Water Industry, describes CIWEM's positive vision for the future water industry in England and Wales. CIWEM believes a wide-reaching review of the governance of the water industry is needed now to ensure that our use of water is sustainable in the long ...

  • £3m joint industry programme to accelerate the deployment of the UK offshore wind programme

    Offshore wind has tremendous potential to deliver considerable clean, renewable electricity for the UK. The Carbon Trust’s offshore wind accelerator (OWA) has been commissioned by the leading offshore wind developers in the UK, The Crown Estate, Marine Scotland and Department of Energy and Climate Change ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • ENER-G wins UK Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Industry Award

    ENER-G has won a top renewable energy industry award for innovation in anaerobic digestion and biogas CHP generation. The UK-based renewable energy specialist won the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Imtech strengthens its UK position in energy, waste water, industrial processing and ICT with the acquisition of Capula

    Gouda - Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces the acquisition of Capula, a technical services provider in the UK with more than 180 employees and annual revenue of around £40 million. The acquisition price of approximately five times the company's EBITA will be paid in cash. This acquisition, which will contribute ...


    By Royal Imtech N.V

  • TaKaDu Opens UK Office; Appoints David Kenny as UK Regional Director

    TaKaDu, a global leader in Water Network Monitoring, announced today the opening of its UK regional office and the appointment of David Kenny as its Regional Director in the UK. Mr. Kenny is joining TaKaDu from Crowder Consulting, a consultant engineering and software development company specialising in the fields of water supply, water distribution and sewer networks, where he was an Associate ...


    By TaKaDu

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