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A study by UKWIR and University of Sheffield aims to understand the conditions that can cause buried pipes to leak. It will explore effects of pressure and environment to better inform how companies should invest in pipe maintenance
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The EA undertook a review of deep sourced groundwater that found it may be a useful alternative source in water stressed areas, particularly for livestock and irrigation. It has proposed mapping sources across England to better protect them.
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Welsh Water has secured £60,000 to fund a scheme that converts sludge to hydrogen fuel for its vehicle fleet and has added solar arrays at three of its sites. The new initiatives are part of the company's efforts to cut carbon emissions across its estate.
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Dean Wheeler, partner at management consultancy firm Reson8, says the pandemic has given water and wastewater asset managers a chance to think about maintenance differently and move to a 'less is more' approach.
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The impact of lockdown is expected to still be felt by members of the supply chain into 2021, according to a British Water survey that shows a third of companies anticipate revenues to be reduced in the next six to 12 months
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The chair of the Environment Agency has called for turnover-related environmental fines to deter large companies from polluting and said the water sector needs to be as ambitious on pollution as it is on reaching net zero.
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Ofwat has named Nesta as the lead organisation to deliver the water sector's innovation fund and competition. The foundation will be supported by Arup and Isle Utilities.
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Severn Trent will be taking on 500 young people over the next year under the government's social mobility scheme, to offer six-month skills and training job placements for 16-24 year olds facing long-term unemployment.
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United Utilities has created a town-wide smart water network in Macclesfield that incorporates AI to learn from patterns in the network data to detect leaks before they spring
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The climate crisis is the biggest challenge we are facing and we cannot expect politicians to sort it out: we all have a part to play, writes Christine McGourty, chief executive of Water UK
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Welsh Water has secured £60,000 to fund a scheme that converts sludge to hydrogen fuel for its vehicle fleet and has added solar arrays at three of its sites. The new initiatives are part of the company's efforts to cut carbon emissions across its estate.
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Utility Week Live Online, the virtual exhibition and conference from Utility Week’s publisher Faversham House, has now opened to visitors, ahead of the live show dates of November 24-26.
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