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Diverting waste from landfill scoops innovation award

30/03/2012
A unique aerobic system that treats and diverts 10,000 tonnes of waste from landfill has won Wessex Water the Institute of Water’s first South West Area Innovation Award. A panel of judges selected the ‘CompAer’ process as the regional winner to go...

Environment and Energy Awards finalists announced

28/03/2012
Some of the UK’s major water companies, including Yorkshire Water Services, Anglian and Wessex Water, are among the shortlisted companies for this year’s Environment and Energy Awards, announced by organisers Faversham House Group. Organisers say the...

Water problems 'need EU action'

27/03/2012
Europeans want more action on water problems but UK citizens are not so sure it's the EU's business, according to a Eurobarometer poll. Two thirds (67 per cent) of UK respondents thought the quality of groundwater, rivers, lakes and coastal waters...

Trade union and business groups back Thames Tunnel

26/03/2012
The Trades Union Congress and business group London first have backed the Thames Tunnel, saying it is necessary and will be a huge boost for the capital’s economy. The Thames Tunnel is a major new sewer proposed by Thames Water, which says is required...

New approach to surface water filtration

23/03/2012
A Scottish waste water processing firm has developed a system which reduces the land needed for a traditional Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDS) by up to 80%, with pond reduction of 70%. Apsu Environmental Limited, a recently formed company...