October 27, 2019
by Trevor Loveday
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water has appointed Dr Simon Earl as its new director for water services.
Earl (pictured), will join Welsh Water in April 2020 from his current role as South East Water’s operations dir...
Atkins, has appointed former HS2 chief operating officer, Richard Robinson as chief executive officer (CEO) of its UK and Europe region,
Robinson (pictured) will join Atkins on 4 November...
by Karma Loveday
The Environment Agency has opened a six month consultation, open to all, on the future of rivers.
Its Challenges and choices consultation seeks views on how river basin districts should be managed from...
The Environment Agency has reported there were 146,930 storm spills in 2018, from 6,182 overflows, which averages to about 24 spills a year from each overflow.
The data was contained in a wide ranging...
The National Drought Group (NDG) reported has reported that water supply problems persist in the south and east of the country, despite the heavy rainfall over recent weeks.
It said groundwater levels...
Green groups have raised concerns over watered down environmental protections in prime minister Boris Johnson’s EU Withdrawal Agreement.
For instance, chief executive of Wildlife and Countryside Link R...
Consultancy, Isle Utilities has appointed Matthew Stephenson as European director.
Stephenson (pictured) joined Isle from Suez where he has held a number of directorships since 2012. He has more than 2...
by Roger Milne
Operational problems at the main water treatment works serving the Irish capital triggered a boil notice affecting over 600,000 people across the greater Dublin area last week.
An inspection by th...
The government has announced Professor David Balmforth will lead the independent review into the Toddbrook reservoir incident called for in September, and published the terms of reference setting out...
Liberal Democrat leader, Jo Swinson, has appointed co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Water Group Angela Smith MP (pictured) as the new shadow secretary of state for international development.
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