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Ashley Roe steps in at British Water

04/07/2014
Ashley Roe has been appointed interim chief executive of British Water pending the appointment of a permanent successor to David Neil-Gallacher. David Neil-Gallacher leaves the UK’s water sector trade association after 21 years in the role to take up...

Drain scam gang targets households in south east

23/06/2014
Tens of thousands of pounds has been stolen from vulnerable people across Sussex by a gang offering to undertake essential drainage work. Fifteen victims from areas including Lewes, Burgess Hill, Eastbourne and Brighton told police they had been...

Yorkshire Water develops environmental profit and loss account

15/06/2014
Yorkshire Water has recently worked with Trucost to implement an environmental profit and loss account (EP&L) in an effort to integrate sustainability into its core business strategy. "We want staff, customers and people in our supply chain to have a...

Heidi Mottram is new Institute of Water president

08/06/2014
Heidi Mottram OBE, chief executive of Northumbrian Water Group, is the new president of the Institute of Water. Mottram replaces Chris Loughlin, chief executive of South West Water. The appointment was formally announced at the Institute of Water's...

Rare orchid takes root at sewage works

02/06/2014
A protected species of orchid has made a Dorset sewage treatment site its home. Ecologists at Wessex Water discovered an early spider orchid growing on a grass roof at Swanage sewage treatment works. Staff changed their usual mowing process on the...