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Natural England chief exec joins Yorkshire Water

30/11/2011
Yorkshire Water has announced that Dr Helen Phillips will be joining the company early next year to take up the position of Director of Customer Service and Networks. Dr Phillips is currently Chief Executive and Board Member of the Government’s...

British towns shamed over water pollution

29/11/2011
A dozen British towns and cities have been named and shamed for being among Europe's worst water polluters. An EU report claims leading resorts such as Brighton and Torbay fall short of standards laid down more than a decade ago by pumping untreated...

Recycled sewage will feed London's Olympic Park

28/11/2011
A 'black water' plant, which will recycle sewage for watering lawns and flushing toilets at the London 2012 Olympic Park, has been formally opened. The £7m Old Ford recycling plant is next to the Olympic Park and cleans waste water from London's...

STREAM offers opportunity to influence research

25/11/2011
The STREAM Industrial Doctorate Centre provides opportunities for the water sector to sponsor research projects and allows talented researchers to develop their skills and careers within an industrial environment and obtain an Engineering Doctorate...

New SBWWI chair puts sustainability at top of agenda

24/11/2011
Saint Gobain PAM UK business development director David Smoker has been elected as the new chairman of the Society of British Water and Wastewater Industries (SBWWI). Mr Smoker is stepping up from the vice chair role to take the reins from outgoing...