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Sembcorp signs joint venture agreement for wastewater treatment in Jiangsu, China

12/06/2012
Sembcorp Industries' subsidiary, Sembcorp (China) Holding Co, has entered into a joint venture agreement with Chinese partner, Jiangsu Province Lvsi Coastal Economic Zone Development & Construction Co, to build, own and operate an industrial wastewater...

Demand rises for rainwater harvesting kits

11/06/2012
Sales of rainwater harvesting kits have soared 40 per cent compared to the same time last year, a drainage industry leader has announced. Changing weather patterns, the ongoing threat of water shortages and a growing consumer interest in the green...

Sewage alerts to stop shellfish contamination

08/06/2012
Water companies have agreed to notify shellfish producers when sewage works discharge diluted, untreated waste during heavy rainfall. Norovirus, better known as the winter vomiting bug, occurs in sewage and if it finds its way into rivers, especially...

Balfour Beatty crowned drilling and tapping champions 2012

07/06/2012
Balfour Beatty were crowned winners of this year’s Institute of Water Drilling and Tapping Competition. Contestants Jason Barratt and Lee Maddock beat stiff competition securing the win with a time of 2mins 42secs. The competition was held as part of...

Drainage sector signs up to street works safety

06/06/2012
Transport minister Norman Baker MP has launched an industry-led charter to improve the safety of street works. The brainchild of organisations in the utilities sector, including contractors, the Safe Dig Charter has been created to ensure the highest...