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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

PLYMOUTH UNIVERSITY SAVES £50,000 ON WATER BILL WITH HWM DATA LOGGERS

Plymouth University has saved more than £50,000 in water consumption costs with the help of half-hourly data loggers from water and asset monitoring specialist HWM.

BOSKER® BREAKS OUT AT PUMP CENTRE

Screening is the first line of defence for treatment works and at the Pump Centre 2016 Jacopa presented the very latest in trash rake technology from renowned manufacturer Bosker®.

CLIMATE CHANGE PRESSURE FOR WATER SECTOR

The CIWEM Annual Conference, held in the Royal Geographic Society in London highlighted how the landmark new Paris climate change agreement will help concentrate water industry efforts to reduce energy consumption.

ANOTHER BRIDGE SCRAPER CONTRACT FOR JACOPA

Wastewater treatment and services experts Jacopa have won a prestigious contract to refurbish four bridge scrapers on settlement tanks at Worcester wastewater treatment works.

A WATER SAVING PROJECT WORTH INVESTING IN

A 'serial inventor' and his business partner are seeking investors or licensees to advance their patented Aquasaver, which recycles the usually wasted cold water that flows from a tap before the hot water comes through. 

PROTECTING YOUR ASSETS

For water service companies, ensuring that wastewater treatment works are fully operational is a key aim and one that can be severely disrupted if vital assets are damaged by debris. Finding that a fine screen or pump has been wrecked by debris from storms or inconsiderately dumped, is one of the worst scenarios.

WHEN TO RENEW AND WHEN TO REFURBISH?

Wastewater solutions and services experts Jacopa provide a specialist, bespoke refurbishment facility that allows ageing or failing wastewater treatment equipment to be brought back to a working condition.

UK LAUNCH OF CLEARFLOW ACCELERATED SEDIMENT AND CONTAMINANT REMOVAL TECHNOLOGY

Frog environmental launched the Clearflow water quality improvement and pollution reduction product range to the UK market.

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