The first integrated solution for waste management to be built in Hungary.

The first integrated solution for waste management to be built in Hungary.

AmoTerra (AMT) and the Government of Hungary announces their plan to build the first ever total program installation for remediating waste streams, including mixed waste and radioactive material. Incorporating proven leading-edge technologies, this integrated holistic management system not only remediates waste, but also recovers greater amounts of materials to be recycled, up-cycled and sold. “These technologies […]

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 […]

EC calls on AUSTRIA to enact EU rules on the chemical pollution of waters.

EC calls on AUSTRIA to enact EU rules on the chemical pollution of waters.

The European Commission is urging Austria to enact the Directive on priority substances in the field of water policy (Directive 2013/39/EU) in their domestic law, an obligation which had to be fulfilled by 14 September 2015. Priority substances are chemicals which present a significant risk to or via the aquatic environment within the EU. This […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sewage treatment getting biggest upgrade since the Industrial Revolution.

Sewage treatment getting biggest upgrade since the Industrial Revolution.

Engineers from United Utilities have embarked on giving Oldham’s sewage treatment system the biggest upgrade since the Industrial Revolution. The scheme, costing £80 million, involves decommissioning part of the sewage works at Royton and upgrading the Oldham treatment works at Chadderton.  A new sewer pipeline is also planned between the two treatment works. The water […]

Voters have insufficient information to take environment and sustainability into account in referendum.

Voters have insufficient information to take environment and sustainability into account in referendum.

The majority of UK members polled during the past week believe both the Vote Leave and Vote Remain campaigns have poorly addressed environment and sustainability issues in the lead up to the referendum, despite 75% of respondents thinking that these issues will be at least of some importance in voters’ minds when they cast their […]

Unique not-for-profit model brings £32 million boost for Welsh Water’s customers.

Unique not-for-profit model brings £32 million boost for Welsh Water’s customers.

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, has today announced that £32 million – the equivalent to dividends paid to shareholders in other companies – will be used to: provide additional financial support for those customers struggling to pay their bills; invest in renewable energy generation schemes to cut carbon emissions and to help keep down future customer […]