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Minworth Gas-to-Grid project team triumphs at water 'Oscars'

LORImtech, CNG Services and Severn Trent Services triumphed last night when they were crowned outright winner of the Water Industry Achievement Awards 2015, organised by WET News and Water & Wastewater Treatment.

The companies won the Ofwat-sponsored Outstanding Innovation 2015 with their innovative Minworth Gas-to-Grid project, which the judges said features several industry firsts, including being the UK’s first high-pressure gas injection into the National Grid.

Last night's awards ceremony saw more than 500 guests descend on the Hilton Birmingham Metropole to celebrate the achievements of the water industry's innovators.

The winners were:

Carbon Reduction Initiative of the Year
LORImtech, CNG Services & Severn Trent Services

Community Project of the Year
Esh Construction

Customer Satisfaction Initiative of the Year
Anglian Water

Data Project of the Year
South West Water, University of Exeter and Environment Agency

Engineer of the Year
Dr Paul Linford, Syrinix

Health & Safety Initiative of the Year
Morrison Utility Services

Most Innovative New Technology of the Year
NVP Energy

Most Innovative Use of an Existing Technology
Perceptive Engineering and United Utilities

Partnership Initiative of the Year
Wessex Water, Bristol Water and Bristol City Council

People Initiative of the Year
Kier

Sustainable Drainage & Flood Management Initiative of the Year
Northumbrian Water Group

Water Resource Management Initiative of the Year
Affinity Water and Save Water Save Money

Outstanding Individual Contribution to the Water Industry
Pamela Taylor, chief executive of Water UK

Outstanding Innovation 2015
LORImtech, CNG Services and Severn Trent Services

Author: Maureen Gaines, Editor, WET News Find on Google+
Tags: Awards , Innovation , water , gas , ofwat

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