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Fresh consultation over supersewer, but councils fight Thames Water

22/05/2012
Thames Water has announced a further round of consultation at four of the 24 construction and operations sites needed for its "supersewer" project. But it insists their location won't be changed. The water company remains on collision course with one...

Water companies react to British Water survey

21/05/2012
Northumbrian Water has come first in the latest Water Company Performance survey run by British Water and based on the views of supply chain stakeholders, the third year running it has claimed the top spot. "The survey demonstrates that the supply...

Gadgets in sewers will help predict flooding

17/05/2012
Around 100 monitors have been installed in the Bournemouth sewerage system to more accurately understand how sewers respond during rainfall events. Following last year’s floods, Wessex Water installed monitors at key points in its sewers to record...

Ofwat opens debate on water retail vs water wholesale

16/05/2012
Ofwat is throwing open the debate on what counts as a retail service, in preparation for the development of a competitive market. In advance of a formal consultation this summer, the regulator has published a discussion paper highlighting the key...

European partnership to advance sustainable water management

15/05/2012
Plans to advance water management innovation and efficiency in Europe have been unveiled, with a new partnership agreement to drive innovation forward. As part of the agreement, the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SUSCHEM) and...