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  • Greater Manchester's trees contribute £33million a year to economy Nature
    Greater Manchester's trees contribute £33million a year to economy

    City of Trees has completed the biggest i-Tree Eco survey undertaken in the United Kingdom and it highlights the £33million annual value of Greater Manchester's trees to the economy and that 1million trees are at risk.

  • London supermarket's plastic free zones showcase 1,700 products Business
    London supermarket's plastic free zones showcase 1,700 products

    Attractive looking plastic free zones have been introduced by London supermarket Thornton's Budgens store in Camden's Belsize Park. In 10 weeks the store has managed to assemble more than 1,700 plastic-free products, featuring everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to wild game meat.

  • Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go Resource & 'Waste'
    Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go

    An initiative from recycling campaign #LeedsByExample means that students at Leeds Beckett University can now donate money to the homeless while they recycle their plastic bottles and cans or paper cups on campus - and targets millennials who eat most on the go than other age groups but recycle the least.

  • Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined Food
    Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined

    Academics have patented a new concept that would see food production taken underground. The revolutionary ideas are being promoted by University of Nottingham academics Professor Saffa Riffat, Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences and President of the World Society of Sustainable Technologies, and Professor Yijun Yuan, Marie Curie Research Fellow.

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Water

HWM data logger helps staff to quickly identify spikes in usage

An automatic meter-reading (AMR) system from utility telemetry specialist HWM has helped Okehampton College save £30,000 on its annual water bill.

Bosker does the Business at Walton-on-Thames WWT

Water industry solutions experts Jacopa have provided a robust and highly-effective Bosker trash rake system to protect the vital pumps abstracting water from the river Thames for Thames Water's Walton-on-Thames water treatment works.

Water pressure management project saves Severn Trent 5 Ml/d

Multi-utility monitoring and telemetry specialist HWM has helped Severn Trent (ST) make significant water savings through a pressure management programme. Since April 2015, ST has installed 200 of HWM's Pegasus+ pressure controllers, saving 5 Ml/d in the process.

CTG launch their new V-Lux Fluorometer: A New Approach to Fluorescence Measurements

The V-Lux Fluorometer is configured to provide high quality in situ detection of either Algae, Aromatic Hydrocarbons or Tryptophan like fluorescence. The new V-Lux Multi-parameter fluorometer, from water quality sensor designer Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG), was launched at WEFTEC 2017 on 2nd October from Booth No 7954.

Prevention better than Cure

The Pump Centre in conjunction with Scottish Water has staged a one-day conference on the theme of 'Improving Reliability in the Water Industry'. The aim being to explore the factors that impact on the reliability of water and wastewater plant and equipment.

HWM to supply Severn Trent with wastewater monitoring systems

Multi-utility monitoring and telemetry specialist HWM, in partnership with field services expert Enviromontel, has won a contract to supply, install and maintain fixed-point sewer network monitoring equipment for Severn Trent (ST).

JACOPA FINISHES SECOND YEAR IN POLE POSITION

Wastewater technology and services experts Jacopa has celebrated an outstanding second year in business with a Company trip to the British Motor Museum.

JACOPA WINS SCOTTISH WATER SAF FRAMEWORK CONTRACT

Wastewater treatment systems and solutions experts Jacopa have won a key framework contract with Scottish Water to provide their robust, high performance modular SAF systems for a five-year period.

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