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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.
Severn Trent Water has been fined £426,000 for repeated raw sewage leaks in to the Shire Brook. The pollution incidents occurred on three separate occasions, and in the latest raw sewage sludge leaked out onto a hillside because of a blocked sewer.
A Leeds waste operator Terence Solomon Dugbo, with previous convictions for exporting waste to Nigeria, has been jailed for seven years and six months for defrauding the electrical waste recycling industry out of £2.2million by obtaining money via a Government-backed scheme.
Environmental law firm Leigh Day yesterday launched an 'Objectors Guide to Fracking' on the day that an application to start fracking at a site in Lancashire was rejected by councillors.
INTERPOL is calling on the assistance of the public to identify and locate nine wanted international individuals who are the subjects of Red Notices for crimes and violations against the environment. These include illegal fishing, wildlife trafficking, illegal trade and disposal of waste, illegal logging and trading in illicit ivory.
The Environmental Investigation Agency have found worrying evidence that smuggling of illegal refrigerants in disguise is threatening the much heralded recovery of the ozone layer, and they are presenting their findings to the 26th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol in Paris this week.