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Growing wet wipe use leads to foam gel innovation

31/10/2012
A trend among British adults towards using wet wipes as well as loo roll is forcing a water company to take action. Market data by The Nielsen Company shows the wet wipe market is growing at faster than 15 per cent a year. Wet wipes, which do not...

Scottish Water chief executive Richard Ackroyd dies suddenly

30/10/2012
Scottish Water has announced the sudden death of its chief executive, Richard Ackroyd. Richard was chief executive of Scottish Water for almost five years. He arrived at the firm from Yorkshire Water and has guided the business through what the...

The Severn Trent choir is feeling good

29/10/2012
Severn Trent Water’s choir has stormed to victory, being recognised as Gareth Malone’s best workplace choir. In the final episode of The Choir: Sing While You Work on BBC Two, the choir sang to victory with their rendition of Feeling Good, made famous by...

Cement down drain leaves 200 homes without sewer service

24/10/2012
Some 200 Suffolk homes had to have their sewage pumped by trucks after builders' cement blocked a drain. Anglian Water said they problem was due to a 98ft (30m) length of pipe blocked at Defoe Road in Ipswich. The company has connected an overground...

First Milk completes multi-site switch to Severn Trent Costain

24/10/2012
First Milk has become the first business customer to switch its water supplier for multiple sites across the UK, to Severn Trent Costain. Six of the UK dairy's sites across England, Wales and Scotland are now supplied by STC, as well as using the...