October 27, 2019

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...

October 27, 2019

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...

October 27, 2019

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...

October 27, 2019

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...

October 27, 2019

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...

October 27, 2019

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...

October 27, 2019

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...

October 27, 2019

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...