To coincide with the WWT Wastewater 2022 Conference, Utility Week Innovate rounds up some of the latest developments in wastewater treatment and infrastructure – from hydrogen production and carbon capture to blockage sensor and AI tech.
Ahead of the WWT Wastewater 2022 Conference, Innovate’s round-up includes updates on bathing water disinfection projects from Anglian and Yorkshire Water. Elsewhere Drax, WPD and Sembcorp provided project news.
Storing around 10% of the capital’s water, the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Reservoir being under maintenance for the best part of 2021 necessitated an urgent shake-up of London’s water. Here, project leaders from Thames Water discuss the process of taking the reservoir out of action and £25 million worth of upgrades.
Nicci Russell, as independent chair of water efficiency advisory group, has written to ministers, regulators and water company CEOs with a series of recommendations to put water efficiency at the heart of more policy and regulatory decisions, including doubling the amount spent on efficiency in PR24.
Considered among the world’s best protected deltas, the Netherlands is a global leader in water industry innovation. Experts driving the pioneering sector’s circular economy and sustainable solutions shared their insight.
After more than 30 years in the utilities sector, UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR) CEO Steve Kaye reflects on the optimum conditions for innovation and the importance of shifting mindsets from new to renew.
Thames Water’s head of data science Jethro Yates caught up with Utility Week Innovate off the back of wins at the UK IT Industry Awards for both data science and digital transformation projects of the year.
Experts from the water sector share their thoughts on how and where innovation can boost post-COP progress and discuss whether or not the industry is already ahead of the conference’s collaborative curve.