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 […]

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 […]

Jacopa packaged rbc’s for Henllan wwt plant.

Jacopa packaged rbc’s for Henllan wwt plant.

Jacopa has delivered two of its packaged rotating biological contactors (RBCs) to help a wastewater treatment plant in rural south-west Wales meet a more stringent Natural Resources Wales discharge consent. The treatment plant serves the village of Henllan in Ceredigion, west of Llandysul, which currently has a population of over 800. Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water […]

Southern Water investment reaches new heights.

Southern Water investment reaches new heights.

Air power was deployed to bring a new piece of mixing equipment – the first of its type in the South East – to the middle of a reservoir. The two pieces of equipment, each weighing a ton, were lifted into position by helicopter at Southern Water’s Weir Wood reservoir near East Grinstead. Southern Water […]

Improvement to Uphall waste water network.

Improvement to Uphall waste water network.

Scottish Water has announced a £350,000 upgrade to the Uphall waste water network. The work, which is due to begin on Thursday, June 2 and is expected to take around 4 months to complete, will help Scottish Water deliver the best possible waste water service well into the future. Phase one of the work from […]