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
The judging panel for the main competition within Ofwat's innovation fund has been named with eight people chosen from industry, academia, R&D and beyond the water sector. The competition is designed to encourage innovative ideas, collaboration and sharing of risk to develop projects.
After the successful first round of the Innovation in Water Challenge, entries to Ofwat's main innovation competition have opened for water companies and partnerships to win up to £10 million towards finding solutions to sector-wide challenges
One of Affinity Water's two winning bids in the Innovation in Water Challenge is to apply smart network techniques to assets such as storage water tanks to boost network capacity when demand is high. Project lead Mumin Islam talked to Utility Week about the project.