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Yorkshire Water invests in thermal hydrolysis

31/05/2012
Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies has been awarded a major contract to supply its Biothelys thermal hydrolysis technology at Yorkshire Water’s Esholt Wastewater Treatment Works. The Esholt works has operated a sewage sludge incinerator for many...

Construction sites are not a place to play

30/05/2012
With the half-term break on the horizon, Southern Water is reminding children that while school holidays are fun, construction sites are not playgrounds. The company has a vast network of 95 water supply works and 370 treatment works across Kent,...

Real time sewage alerts offer bathers protection

28/05/2012
Bathers on Cornwall's beaches are benefiting from the expansion of a real-time sewage spill alert service. The free service provides information in real time about sewage discharges at popular beaches in the region. A collaboration between South...

Sludge barge from Cambridgeshire to Norfolk 'challenging'

24/05/2012
Trialling the use of barges to move sewage sludge from Cambridgeshire to a Norfolk treatment plant has not been straightforward, Anglian Water said. It hoped the barges would reduce "lorry movements" from 60 to 10 per day. A decision about the...

Suspected sewage on Welsh beaches is algae

23/05/2012
Suspected sewage washed up on beaches in Swansea and Pembrokeshire has been identified as rotting algae. The Environment Agency Wales said the phaeocystis species of marine algae looks very similar to raw sewage and is commonly seen on beaches at this...