Sustainability & social value
Water leads the way to a green recovery
In weathering the Covid-19 storm, the water industry has proved its resilience and is emerging from the crisis in a stronger position - perfectly placed to lead a green economic recovery, writes Lila Thompson, chief executive, British Water.
- Water leads the way to a green recovery In weathering the Covid-19 storm, the water industry has proved its resilience and is emerging from the crisis in a... Read More >
- Meet the Water Industry Awards 2020 Winners In this 40 page report, WWT showcases each of this year’s winners and finalists across 19 categories, detailing the... Read More >
- Resilience must be viewed through a big-picture lens Simon Jude, senior lecturer at the Centre for Environment and Agricultural Informatics at Cranfield University, discusses... Read More >
- Journey to a carbon neutral fleet Pete Stevens, manager of carbon neutrality at Yorkshire Water talks about the company's switch to carbon neutral... Read More >
- What we learnt from WWT's net zero webathon The water industry has made the ambitious pledge to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2030, 20 years ahead of the... Read More >
- An organic approach to water treatment Robert Denny, Sales Manager at Veolia Water Technologies UK (VWT UK) describes the benefits of specifying alternative... Read More >
- Flood resilience: what you need to know Geoff Williams, northern sales manager at Sykes Pumps, discusses the need for businesses and local authorities to think... Read More >
- Come together to beat climate change Northumbrian Water chief executive Heidi Mottram's motivational message to the water sector on the opportunities and... Read More >
- Reaching net carbon zero In summer 2019, the water industry committed to reach net carbon zero by 2030. This is a very ambitious aim and... Read More >
- How the water sector is moving to be net zero Water companies have ambitious plans to reach net zero carbon by 2030, ahead of commitments made by other industries, but... Read More >
- WWT Explains Supply Interruptions In our latest WWT Explains guide, produced in association with Water Direct, we look at supply interruptions. Water... Read More >
- WWT Explains...water reuse In our latest WWT Explains guide, produced in association with Evides, we look at water reuse. Water reuse hasn’t yet... Read More >
- Integrated catchment management James Knightbridge of Mott MacDonald examines what systems operation means in terms of integrated catchment management and... Read More >
- Rewarding excellence WWT content director Alec Peachey looks ahead to next year's Water Industry Awards. Read More >
- 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 >
- Scottish Water installs PV at Fife reservoir Scottish Water has fitted almost 1,000 solar PV panels at its Finmont Service Reservoir in Fife, as part of its pledge to reach net-zero by 2040.
- Water companies urged to go further than regulatory commitments Water companies have been told they must go further than the ambitious programmes set out in PR19 and agreed through Water UK's public interest commitments in the fight again climate change.
- Water industry seeks partners to embed circular economy approach across the sector The UK water industry has set itself the ambition of embedding the principles of a circular economy - maximising resource recovery and achieving zero waste from its operations by 2050.
- Drinking water network optimisation cuts cost of energy per mega-litre Three water utilities have cut the volume and cost of energy use across their drinking water networks by implementing optimisation technology.
- Affinity and Cambridge Water team up with farmers for cover crop scheme Affinity Water and Cambridge Water have announced a partnership with 18 farms to use a cover crop scheme to stop 37.4 tonnes of nitrate leaching into the chalk aquifers which are used to supply drinking water.