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  • Comment: Southern Water's pollution show's self monitoring doesn't work Pollution
    Comment: Southern Water's pollution show's self monitoring doesn't work

    A charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC), who campaign to reverse the effects of industrialisation on the UK's rivers has commented on Ofwat imposing the biggest fine ever on a water company for "significant breaches of its licence conditions and its statutory duties." They write....

  • Waste plastic set to become hydrogen at Ellesmere Port Business
    Waste plastic set to become hydrogen at Ellesmere Port

    Peel Environmental is working in partnership with Waste2Tricity to deliver a 'UK first' plastics to hydrogen project at its 54-acre Protos site near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.

  • Reaction to law that UK will end net contribution to climate change by 2050 Politics
    Reaction to law that UK will end net contribution to climate change by 2050

    Following Prime Minster Theresa May's announcement in the House of Commons yesterday that amendments to the UK's Climate Change Act will set the country on a course to eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050, the move has been broadly welcomed by a range of interest groups - many pleased at the scale of its ambition to set the UK on a path to become the world's first major economy to set net zero emissions target in law, but others disappointed that the law will be reviewed every five years. Here's the range of comment received that Environment Times has received ......

  • Welsh rail renewal project was 97% diesel-free saving 15 tonnes of carbon Transport
    Welsh rail renewal project was 97% diesel-free saving 15 tonnes of carbon

    Innovative deployment of solar lighting and power generation has resulted in a major rail renewal project at Llanwern, South Wales achieving 97% diesel-free operation. And the project's leaders, Network Rail and Colas Rail Ltd, feel it has proved the viability of a sustainable 'Site of the Future'.

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Water

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.

FASTBALLAST COMPLIANCE MONITOR

A portable and Integrated solution for Ballast Water Monitoring to IMO D2 Standard.

ACHILLES ACOLADES FOR JACOPA

Wastewater solutions and services provider Jacopa has secured excellent scores in a recent Achilles Verify audit that assessed its management systems and also operations at three locations: the company's West Bromwich and Chippenham sites and the Abbey Mills pumping station.

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