Sustainability & social value
Southern Water signs Social Mobility Pledge
Southern Water has pledged to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds get a foot on the career ladder.
- WWT Explains… Sewer modelling and CSOs in association with Innovyze In our latest WWT Explains guide, produced in association with Innovyze, we look at the subject of sewer modelling and... Read More >
- How to become 'water-wise' Luke Matcham, consultant at Capgemini, looks at how incentives and penalties can be balanced to encourage water... Read More >
- Where there's muck, there’s brass Tim Broadhurst, CCO of CooperOstlund, on utilising sewage and sludge as a renewable energy feedstock and how to maximise... Read More >
- WWT Explains… Smart Water Networks In our latest WWT Explains guide, produced in association with Novotek UK and Ireland, we look at the subject of smart... Read More >
- Going green at Severn Trent's Minworth STW With a £60 million investment aimed at producing 30 per cent more green energy from its largest sewage treatment works,... Read More >
- In Focus: Health, safety and wellbeing at Lanes Group Having introduced an array of creative solutions to improve health, safety and wellbeing, Lanes Group is showing the... Read More >
- Veolia putting efficiency into effect As part of Anglian Water's Energy Efficiency and Optimisation framework, Veolia is using its global experience to assist... Read More >
- In Focus: Social value and procurement With social value becoming a key issue across the water sector, how do contractors ensure they measure up? Read More >
- Finding value in liquid waste streams Matt Hale, international sales and marketing director at HRS Heat Exchangers, looks at how value can be extracted from... Read More >
- Innovation Zone: Boosting biogas production Regulatory changes mean that now is a good time for technologies that can help boost biogas production from sludge. Here... Read More >
- Turning the circular economy into reality The Europe-wide INCOVER project, which was among the winners at the Water Industry Awards 2018, shows how technology and... Read More >
- PR19 Challenge Report - Supply Interruptions In the third in our series of PR19 Challenge Reports, which look in detail at each of the 14 common performance... Read More >
- PR19 Challenge Report - Sewer Flooding In the second of our PR19 Challenge Reports, which look in detail at each of the 14 common performance commitments which... Read More >
- The hidden gems inside an AC drive Dismissing variable speed drives (VSD) as nothing more than motor controllers is to miss the huge cost-saving potential... Read More >
- Air Quality and the MCPD: Something in the Air Air quality regulations that come into force next year are making water and wastewater companies reconsider the role of... Read More >
- Southern Water signs Social Mobility Pledge Southern Water has pledged to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds get a foot on the career ladder.
- Water companies to plant 11 million new trees Water companies in England have announced plans to plant 11 million trees as part of a wider commitment to improve the natural environment and achieve their goal of a carbon-neutral water industry by 2030.
- Ground-breaking Scottish Water Horizons energy hub launched First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has officially opened a £6 million energy hub that will deliver low-carbon heat to people in Stirling.
- Thames uses recycled plastic for reopened cycle route Thames Water has re-opened a London cycle route closed for almost a decade while also managing to prevent more than a million plastic bags going to landfill.
- AECOM launches Natural Capital Laboratory Global infrastructure services firm AECOM has launched a Natural Capital Laboratory, located on a 100-acre site near Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands.