Yorkshire Water, with the University of York, has begun work on a research hub to improve efficiency of wastewater treatment and extract value from sludge processing while working towards its 2030 net zero carbon ambitions
Thames Water has set out plans to go beyond carbon net-zero goals with an ambition to enter carbon neutrality by 2040. The routemap highlights wastewater treatment as the area most in need of attention, but with opportunities included.
The water sector must find ways to cut the emissions from its most energy intensive activity - wastewater treatment. Industry experts discussed how this could be done and what challenges stand in the way of creating a circular economy to benefit from what has previously been considered waste.
Digital transformation in Water and Wastewater is not as complex as it may seem.
If leaders undertake to bring together the right tools, the path to the gold standard offers the security and sustainability that delivers at each step in the digital transformation journey.
Water companies need to double the level of annual investment in wastewater treatment for the next AMP cycle to tackle the contentious issue of managing combined sewer overflows (CSOs), according to the chair of the Environmental Audit Committee.
Thames Water is building a £5 million wind turbine to power 4 per cent of its Crossness sewage treatment works in east London. The turbine is expected to generate power equivalent to the usage of up to 13,000 homes on a windy day.
Heidi Mottram came into the top job at Northumbrian Water from a distinguished career in rail. Two years on, she talks to Megan Darby about sustainability, regulatory drama and why some people in the industry need to grow up