SEAMS secures multi-million pound deal with Yorkshire Water.

SEAMS secures multi-million pound deal with Yorkshire Water.

SEAMS have been appointed by Yorkshire’s primary water provider to enhance its asset management processes and support systems, and create a bespoke Decision Making Framework (DMF) platform to ensure the organisation is best-placed to meet future demand. Using our leading Enterprise Decision Analytics (EDA) software to monitor the performance of its multi-million-pound network of underground pipes and […]

Atkins secures water assets contract with Welsh Water .

Atkins secures water assets contract with Welsh Water .

Atkins has been appointed by Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water to provide consultancy services to help maintain a safe and reliable drinking water supply for 1.4m homes and businesses across Wales and parts of western England. The £3m framework contract, which runs from July 2016 until 2019, will see Atkins deliver an array of technical services […]

£24 million project to improve Sheffield’s drinking water gets a lift.

£24 million project to improve Sheffield’s drinking water gets a lift.

Yorkshire Water has taken delivery of two massive tower cranes at Rivelin water treatment works to ensure construction work progresses as planned. In November last year Nick Clegg, MP for Sheffield Hallam, was at Rivelin to get the £24 million scheme to improve drinking water underway. We are investing in a new underground building to house new clarifying settlement […]

Southern Water recognised for ‘ground breaking’ work at prestigious awards.

Southern Water recognised for ‘ground breaking’ work at prestigious awards.

Southern Water scooped a runner-up award at the sixth annual Guardian Sustainable Business Awards last night (Thursday 26 May) for their universal metering programme. The awards celebrate organisations and individuals that go above and beyond to tackle global challenges and drive sustainability. Southern Water were shortlisted in the ‘bold move category’ –  which recognises companies […]

MPs back new scheme for struggling water customers.

MPs back new scheme for struggling water customers.

United Utilities’ Priority Services scheme, which launches this week (w/c May 23), provides help in managing debt; support for customers facing mental health issues or struggling with ‘life events’ such as floods, job loss or bereavement; and services for customers who have physical disabilities. Research by the water company found that thousands of customers facing […]

Mancunian Way to reopen fully in June.

Mancunian Way to reopen fully in June.

Mancunian Way will soon be fully re-open. Manchester City Council estimates that roadworks will be completed by mid June, allowing both sides of the carriageway to reopen fully. Since August last year United Utilities and Manchester City Council have been working at the site of a huge sinkhole that appeared in the road. A contraflow […]

Royal opening for Grafham storage reservoir and pumping station.

Royal opening for Grafham storage reservoir and pumping station.

It’s 50 years since the Duke of Edinburgh first opened Grafham Reservoir. Today (25 May) His Royal Highness returned to the popular Cambridgeshire water park to mark its special anniversary. The Duke also officially opened Anglian Water’s state-of-the-art storage reservoir and pumping station next to the existing Grafham Water Treatment Works. The new £28million facility […]

Steve Robertson to be new chief executive of Thames Water.

Steve Robertson to be new chief executive of Thames Water.

Thames Water is announcing today that Steve Robertson will succeed Martin Baggs as Chief Executive in early September 2016. Sir Peter Mason, Chairman of Thames Water Utilities, said: “Following Martin Baggs’ decision to stand down we have conducted a thorough search for a new Chief Executive and I am delighted to announce that the board […]

Waste plea for County Durham businesses, following contamination threat.

Waste plea for County Durham businesses, following contamination threat.

Businesses in a County Durham village are being urged to help take care of the environment after a release of oil into the area’s sewers reached Northumbrian Water’s Sacriston sewage treatment works and a local watercourse, the Black Burn. While the pollution was largely caught and isolated by the sewage treatment works, minimising any resulting […]