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'Going grey' is key to cutting UK water consumption

31/10/2013
Recycling waste 'grey water' from showers, baths and wash basins would make a major contribution towards cutting water consumption in the UK, according to new research published by the College of Estate Management. The report says grey water recycling...

Ofwat consults on whether to reduce Thames Water prices

27/10/2013
Water industry regulator Ofwat has launched what it describes as an informal consultation on Thames Water’s price limits for 2014-15, which could potentially result in a decrease, rather than an increase, for customers’ bills. The consultation sets...

Ever wondered where the rain goes?

14/10/2013
Susdrain has launched a new animation on Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), which provides an engaging and digestible overview of the subject. The short animation called "Ever wondered where the rain goes?" demonstrates how changes to the natural...

Seashells from food waste used to treat wastewater

08/10/2013
Wastewater could be treated using seashells left over from restaurants, hotels, commercial farming and other foodservice outlets, according to research by scientists at Bath University. This could provide "significant" savings if the system can be scaled...