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Green graduates frustrated that they can't do more, says report

30/06/2012
Almost two thirds of graduates in green jobs are frustrated in their roles and feel their skills are being underused. This is one of the findings from a report commissioned by sustainability charity Change Agents UK that surveyed 500 graduates in...

Severn Trent issues index-linked retail bond, in industry first

28/06/2012
Severn Trent has launched an RPI-linked 10-year bond available to retail investors, in what the company claimed is a first for the industry. Unlike its traditional offerings to institutional investors, Severn Trent's latest bond will be open to any...

Milestone in move toward social tariffs

26/06/2012
Households struggling to pay their water bills are to receive help through new social tariffs, according to the Government. Water companies will be given the power to reduce bills for the most vulnerable customers under the tariffs set out in new...

Tree roots and fat in sewers 'caused Cottingham floods'

25/06/2012
Blocked sewers caused by a build up of fat and tree roots were to blame for last year's flash floods in Cottingham, East Yorkshire, a report has said. The King Street and George Street areas were flooded following heavy rainfall last May and...

Consultant appointed for SuDS retrofit pilot

24/06/2012
Aecom has been appointed as lead consultant by Thames Water on the Counters Creek SuDS Retrofit Pilot Project. The pilot is part of the wider Counters Creek Flood Alleviation Scheme, Thames Water’s largest sewer flooding alleviation scheme, which is...