Skills & workforce
- WWT Explains… groundwater discharges In our latest WWT Explains guide, produced in association with Marsh, we look at groundwater discharges. New rules that... Read More >
- Innovation in the water industry As water companies come under pressure to up their game on innovation, Water & Wastewater Treatment (WWT) in association... Read More >
- WWT Explains… the practical realities of SuDS In our latest WWT Explains guide, produced in association with Innovyze, we look at the practical realities of SuDS. SuDS,... Read More >
- Outsourcing the skills supply problem Paul MacFarlane, HR director for utilities at Amey, on tackling the industry-wide skills challenge Read More >
- Model behaviour: Project 13 Project 13 was developed to provide a route map to a sustainable, innovative and highly skilled industry. With those... Read More >
- Opinion: People and technology must work together The idea of People vs Tech is outdated: People + Tech is the way forward, write Simon Parker and Roger Williams Read More >
- The robots aren't coming... they're already here Stantec lead design engineer Dan Causley looks at advances in technology and their role in boosting productivity in the... Read More >
- Bridging the gap: Tackling diversity in the water sector The water industry faces a substantial skills gap in the coming years, but could a greater focus on gender and diversity... Read More >
- A Time to Skill: how can water face its workforce challenges? Faced with the double challenge of an ageing workforce and a potential barrier to bringing in EU talent due to Brexit, how... Read More >
- Amey launches new apprenticeship programme Amey is working with Severn Trent to deliver a new apprenticeship programme that aims to address a key skills gap in the water industry.
- Cain gets top job at SES Water Ian Cain has been appointed as SES Water's new chief executive officer.
- "The water industry must be capable of securing the talent it needs" Nick Ellins, chief executive of Energy & Utility Skills, is a judge for the 2020 Water Industry Awards. Here, he offers some advice to entrants and addresses some of the challenges facing the water sector in the area of skills.
- Thames Water's mental health strategy recognised Thames Water's work to support its employees with their mental health has been recognised with a national award.
- Northumbrian Water takes on 23 apprentices Northumbrian Water has taken on its biggest ever single intake of apprentices with 23 new recruits joining the company.