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Bacteria deployed to help fight sewer fat

29/12/2011
Trillions of fat busting bugs are being deployed by Yorkshire Water over the festive period as it bids to rid its sewers of fat blockages and prevent pollution. The treatment is being targeted at 180 known hotspots over the next few weeks, where...

Veolia to unify its three UK water businesses before selling

29/12/2011
Veolia is proposing to unify its three UK regulated water businesses under one appointment, in a move it claims will save £0.9 million a year. Under the plans, Veolia Water Central would become the undertaker for the areas currently served by its...

Ofwat launches price setting consultation

28/12/2011
Water regulator Ofwat has launched a consultation on proposals to change the price setting framework for water firms, a move it claims will give it more "flexibility" to incentivise companies. Under the proposed changes, Ofwat is looking to remove...

Delays put dampener on SuDS

22/12/2011
Delays and lack of clarity could compromise the spirit and execution of new National Standards for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), drainage experts are warning. The Government began a consultation on Tuesday on the National Standards for...

Keep the turkey fat to leave the sewers lean

22/12/2011
More than two-thirds of us will be tucking into roast turkey on December 25th. That’s more than 10 million roasting tins just for turkey and another few million for goose, beef and pork and the vegetables. Making sure the excess fat from those tins...