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Southern Water has opted to continue investigation and a trial to recycle wastewater to drinking water but not the desalination plant that had been an option to meet the supply deficit in Hampshire
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Projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions during wastewater treatment, minimise harm to waterways, and an at-scale water neutrality scheme are among the winners of Ofwat's £35 million innovation fund to encourage collaboration on common challenges in the sector.
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When last year's ambitious Routemap to net zero was published by Water UK in collaboration with Mott MacDonald and Ricardo, the sector was frank that it did not have the answers to all the challenges to be faced by 2030. As part of our Countdown to COP coverage, Maria Manidaki, net zero technical lead at Mott MacDonald, talks to Utility Week about the technical hurdles that remain on the water sector’s journey to net zero.
Interviews
Utility Week Innovate and industry experts from the likes of Thames, Northumbrian and Yorkshire Water dived into challenges posed by managing tens of million data points across vast networks with ever-changing technology as industry-wide CSO targets loom.
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Northumbrian Water's head of energy and decarbonisation shares details of how the company has worked with its partners as part of its journey to net zero and successes collaboration brought
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The prospects for injecting biomethane into the gas grid are really hotting up, according to Megan Darby
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Australia is currently fighting huge bush fires, but it has been battling hot, dry summers for many years, and the drought that accompanies them. Ajay Nair and Steffi Johnson look at what the UK can learn
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Ofwat said today that it was committed to allowing water companies to earn a return on capital linked to RPI for the wholesale part of their businesses. The regulator was speaking as it published its proposed methodology for the next price review, which will have separate price controls for the retail and wholesale parts of the business.
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Water companies spent much less than anticipated on private sewer transfer in the first year, but Greg Beech warns that keeping costs down too aggressively now could cost more in the long run
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Roger Milne reports on the ups and downs of life for water and energy firms under the reformed planning system, and particularly the NSIP regime
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