UK’s largest metaldehyde-free farming trial expanded for a second year.

UK’s largest metaldehyde-free farming trial expanded for a second year.

The UK’s largest ever metaldehyde-free farming trial has been expanded after successful first year results achieved a 60% drop in levels of the chemical detected in reservoir tributaries. Year two of the Slug It Out campaign will see it extended to include Rutland – the largest natural catchment in the UK for a reservoir at […]

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 […]

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 […]