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DWI moves towards risk-based regulation
The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) has said it will move to a more risk-based approach for regulating water quality in England and Wales.
- Water Industry Achievement Awards 2017: Meet the finalists! Welcome to our report for the Water Industry Achievement Awards 2017, giving a glimpse of who this year’s finalists are... Read More >
- Project Focus: Affinity Water in metaldehyde detection trial A trial at an Affinity Water treatment works in Hertfordshire has demonstrated the effectiveness of modifying lab... Read More >
- Insight Report: Water companies turn the heat up on FOG The last 18 months has seen a step change in the way water companies are addressing the problem of fats, oil and grease... Read More >
- Research Notes: The wastewater headache after taking an aspirin Trace contaminants, including chemicals from pharmaceutical and household products that are part of our daily lives, are a... Read More >
- Innovation Zone: Metaldehyde - a Pest of a Problem Amongst the agricultural pesticides that find their way into raw water sources, metaldehyde - which is used in slug... Read More >
- The Pumping Station 2017 WWT, WET News and Utility Week are focusing in-depth on pumps and valves in 2017 Read More >
- Interview: John Devall, Water Director, Northumbrian Water "Customer perception should be your reality - it's the ultimate barometer." Read More >
- Digging Deeper: Blocking leaden dangers With the dangers of lead in water highlighted recently by the case of the US city of Flint in Michigan, pipe expert Nick... Read More >
- WWEM 2016 set to be bigger than ever The Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring (WWEM) Conference and Exhibition in Telford on 2-3 November is set to... Read More >
- Front Line: Souleymane Ouedraogo, WaterAid This month WWT meets Souleymane Ouedraogo, who builds toilets as part of a WaterAid-funded programme in Ouagadougou,... Read More >
- Maintaining water quality for catchment management professionals An environmental management information system developed by Cranfield University is proving to be a valuable resource for... Read More >
- Front Line: Amy Jack, Environmental Monitoring Technician, OHES This month we meet Amy Jack of OHES Environmental, who is part of a team providing rapid response environmental impact... Read More >
- Research Notes: Rapid, low cost water quality assessment for all Real-time water quality testing would be a significant step forward for water treatment and public health, both in the... Read More >
- Project Focus: Relocated lab aids business expansion for South East Water South East Water Scientific Services recently completed a relocation to new 2,800 square metre laboratory facilities in... Read More >
- Aptus Utilities partners with Quartix for support during rapid growth Having grown frustrated with the bureaucracy that surrounded their industry, owners Jonathan Holden and Andrew Reay set out... Read More >
- DWI moves towards risk-based regulation The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) has said it will move to a more risk-based approach for regulating water quality in England and Wales.
- South West Water has to pay £205K for Fal sewage spill South West Water (SWW) has been ordered to pay £205,000 in fines and costs for sewage spill that forced mussel and oyster beds to close in the Fal estuary in Cornwall.
- Silt-laden water discharge costs Interserve Construction £54K Interserve Construction has been fined £54,000 with £5,955 costs after admitting discharging silt- laden water into a tributary.
- Student farmers take up gauntlet to improve farm water management Agricultural students from three colleges across the North-west are to review farming practices to help improve water quality as they take part in The Great Farm Challenge 2017, a joint partnership between Natural England, Environment Agency and United Utilities (UU).
- Pollution incident costs Heineken £160K The Environment Agency (EA) has accepted an offer of £160,000 for an enforcement undertaking from brewer Heineken UK following a pollution incident at its cider factory in Hereford, which saw several thousand fish killed.
- General Manager Asset Management Essential Energy Location: Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia Salary: Competitive Essential Energy is one of Australia’s largest... Read more here.
- Energy Growth Strategy Analyst National Grid’s energy network transports electricity to homes and businesses all over the UK. It’s an essential part of all our lives.... Read more here.