'Treading water' on raw sewage in rivers as last year's overflow stats revealed
Latest sewage statistics show water companies in England and Wales are treading water on sewage pollution and the Government's Defra's plan just threatens more stagnation, state The Rivers Trust as they update their popular online maps to display how Combined Sewage Overflows (CSOs) are performing with raw sewage releases into your local waterways.
Banks have blind spot about value of biodiversity coalition of economists and ecologists reveal
Central banks have a blind spot about biodiversity. This means the millions being spent on preventing climate change may actually be damaging the environment, jeopardising global financial stability and endangering life on earth. This is one of the conclusions of the biggest study of its kind, led by an unusual partnership of economists and ecologists from 28 organisations belonging to the International Network for Sustainable Financial Policy Insights, Research and Exchange (INSPIRE), and including representatives from 25 central banks and supervisors affiliated to the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS).
- Amazon buys fully-electric 37-tonne lorries to join its 1,000 electric van fleet Transport
- Sewage bugs convert Tata Steel's Port Talbot gas emissions into industry raw materials Resource & 'Waste'
Hina Bokhari, London Assembly Member & Merton Councillor to speak at Floodex 2021
Newly elected London Assembly member Hina Bokhari will be joining Floodex to talk about her work holding the Mayor of London to account on flooding. In her work at City Hall, she's Deputy Chair of the Economy Committee, and sits as a member of the Environment Committee and the Fire, Resilience and Emergency Planning Committee.
Smart Water Reuse and Flood Management Technology "could be a vital strategic water asset" - opinion from Richard Averley, a Director of SDS.
Water infrastructure planners should aim to exploit emergent digitally-controlled rainwater storage and recycling technologies to contribute substantially to water demand reduction targets, as well as reducing flood and pollution risks, say experts.
Easing the cost of phosphorous removal in AMP7 How will you ensure accurate dosing of chemicals? by Bruce Quilter, Sector Specialist - Industrial & Environmental, WMFTG
Treatment chemicals are the largest cost to water companies. Chemical use lies at the forefront of cost-saving plans as the water industry in England and Wales enters the new regulatory asset management period (AMP7). They also carry a heavy embedded carbon footprint due to the scale of production and transportation they represent.
Atlas Copco offers versatile air blower technologies for clean water and wastewater treatment
Atlas Copco provides a full scope of air blower technologies for the UK water and wastewater sector. All our blowers provide guaranteed oil-free air, reliably and for years on end. They are designed to enable water and wastewater companies to reduce energy costs and lower their total cost of ownership.
The alternative to using Penstock Valves for water containment pollution
There is now an alternative to using Penstock Valves for water pollution containment - the ToggleBlokTM pollution containment device which is manufactured and installed by David Cole's team at Penstock Solutions.
Post pandemic environmental monitoring
Author: Matt Dibbs, Managing Director Meteor Communications Ltd
The Coronavirus pandemic presented significant challenges to the collection of environmental data. However, by utilising novel technology, water companies and the Environment Agency have been able to continue gathering key data in locations from Cornwall to Cumbria.
Fentex Limited is the largest Spill Control manufacturer in UK with the largest range of spill control products designed, manufactured and packaged in the UK
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