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CIRIA launches WSUD Ideas Book at Ecobuild 2013

19/03/2013
CIRIA, the construction industry research and information association, has officially launched its new water sensitive urban design ideas book. Prof Richard Ashley, project steering group chair, gave a short opening speech before a drinks reception at...

Sustainable filtration technology 'has implications for water industry'

13/03/2013
Affinity Water, formerly Veolia Water, is installing filtration technology derived from recycled glass at its Egham water treatment works. It is the first application of a glass-based filtration product in the UK and represents the culmination of...

Polyplastic Group acquires Radius Systems

11/03/2013
The largest plastic producer in Russia, Polyplastic Group, has acquired UK pipe producer Radius Systems. Polyplastic Group was founded in 1991 and is now the leading European supplier of thermoplastic compounds and polyethylene piping solutions for...

Water stress will drive growth for membrane market

06/03/2013
Water scarcity is fuelling demand for advanced water and wastewater treatment technologies and solutions on a global scale, latest research suggests. One of the fastest growing technology segments is membrane systems, which is now experiencing double...

Water companies resist calls for customer profit sharing

04/03/2013
Sharing profit with customers would harm investment in the water sector, delegates at Water UK's city conference heard. Industry experts resisted calls from the Consumer Council for Water to give something back to customers from unexpectedly high...