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EU and UNEP bank collab to cut marine & coastal pollution

EU and UNEP bank collab to cut marine & coastal pollution A new €5m (£4.3m) programme that has a target to cut pollution in the marine and coastal environment in the Mediterranean has been launched. The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Mediterranean Pollution Hot Spots Technical Assistance initiative aims to promote adequate water, wastewater, solid waste…
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Increase price cap for business owners by ofwat proposal

Increase price cap for business owners by Ofwat proposal: Under Ofwat’s new proposals for a “small and temporary” increase to the price caps this means water retailers could charge their business customers more. According to the regulator, this measure is intended to allow merchants to share part of the bad debt-related expenses that have arisen…
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Yorkshire Water seeking to hire 35 new engineers

Yorkshire Water seeking to hire 35 new engineers: Yorkshire Water has started a recruitment effort for 35 new engineering positions. The water & wastewater services firm which supplies over 5 million customers, along with 140,000 businesses is looking for people with knowledge in safety engineering, solution development as well as project managers. The companies’ move…
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Thames Water & SGN unite for biogas set ups

Thames Water & SGN unite for biogas set ups: Thames Water has presented a £70 million agreement to SGN Commercial Services to set up biogas processing installations at its wastewater treatment facilities. The 1st project in the 8 year contract is situated at Thames Water’s Deephams sewage treatment location in Edmonton, North London. Sewage will…
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Southern Water stake purchased by Australia’s Macquarie

Southern Water stake purchased by Australia’s Macquarie: Australia’s Macquarie Asset Management has come to an agreement to obtain a majority stake concerning Southern Water Services Limited in an agreement valued over £1 billion. Comprised in the agreement, Macquarie will invest, representing long-term investors that contain pension funds as well as insurance companies, to recapitalise the…
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Grit to be recyled and reused by Yorkshire Water and Biffa

Grit to be recyled and reused by Yorkshire Water and Biffa: A project has been put together by Yorkshire Water and Biffa who have joined forces to recycle the grit by-product of the water and wastewater treatment processes. Since April 2019, around 6.300 tonnes of grit has been processed into reusable material so instead of…
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Yorkshire Water use AI & IoT to lower wastewater pollution

Yorkshire Water use AI & IoT to lower wastewater pollution: Yorkshire Water is utilising technologies involving artificial intelligence (AI) & the Internet of Things (IoT) to reduce wastewater network blockages and pollution to improve the efficiency of its sewer network. It is working with the University of Sheffield and Siemens Digital Industries to create an…
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Noble Foods pays £50k for polluting stream

Noble Foods pays £50k for polluting stream : Noble Foods Co paid a sum of £50,000 for environmental improvements due to untreated wastewater coming from its plant polluted a neighbouring stream. According to the Environment Agency (EA), the emission happened as a result of a series of faults inside the company’s treatment plant, which slaughters…
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