Unilever and Proctor & Gamble's new laundry products designed to decarbonise fabric washing
Two companies, Unilever and P&G are attempting to make their cleaning products more sustainable by cutting carbon and plastic. Unilever claims to have launched its most sustainable laundry capsule to date. Through changes to format, formulation and packaging, the capsule has been specifically designed to decarbonise the laundry process across the life cycle. And P&G's brand Ariel has unveiled new cardboard packaging - an ECOCLIC® box which is FSC certified and made from recycled fibres.
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'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.
Finnish Environment Institute takes delivery of a CTG ALGAE-Wader Pro system
"The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, has taken delivery of a CTG ALGAE-Wader Pro system, as part of the programme 'Far Out! – Pupils as Environmental Scientists'," announced Jari Silander, Senior Researcher at SYKE.
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).