April 26, 2020

Northumbrian Water has been working with UK and Spanish researchers to develop methods to estimate regional prevalences of Coronavirus through sewage monitoring.

The study is looking at non-infectious...

April 25, 2020

Energy and Utility Skills has warned the end of the Covid pandemic followed closely by the UK's full exit from the European Union next year could step up workforce challenges in the water sector.

In a...

April 25, 2020

Severn Trent has arranged for £38m to fund  immediate payments to its small- and medium-sized suppliers for “at least the next three months” during the current difficult economic conditions.

The compan...

April 25, 2020

A Northumbrian Water worker has patented for his invention of sewer screening baskets that prevent wrongly flushed items entering waterways from combined sewer overflows (CSOs) during heavy rainfall.


April 25, 2020

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council in Merseyside has applied for a retail water and sewerage supply licence restricted to self-supply in partnership with Waterscan.

Sefton said the council buildings,...

April 25, 2020

Business Stream, has brought onboard more than 15,000 Scottish public sector sites under the £200m Scottish Government Public Sector Procurement contract it won at the start of the year.

The deal cover...

April 25, 2020

Thames Water has appointed Sarah Bentley as chief executive officer.

Bentley (pictured) will take up her post in the autumn. She will join Thames from Severn Trent Water where she was chief customer of...

April 25, 2020

Anglian Water and Northern Ireland Water have both picked up a 2020 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the sustainable development category.

NI water’s award was for its “strong and wide-ranging sustainab...

April 20, 2020

Northern Ireland’s infrastructure minister Nichola Mallon has announced that water and sewerage bills for business customers will be held back until July in an initiative designed to help  businesses...

April 19, 2020

Licensed providers in the Scottish business retail market had until Friday to provide the Water Industry Commission for Scotland (WICS) with a response to an information request it issued on the custo...

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