Month: December 2018

December 19, 2018

London’s water supply and the introduction of sand filtration (Chelsea)

Until the beginning of the 20th century, London’s water came from private companies, each supplying different areas of the capital. One of the oldest of these firms was the Chelsea Waterworks Company. The business started trading in 1723, supplying much of

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December 18, 2018

2019 Professional Registration and Renewal Fees

Some of the registration and renewal fees of the Professional Registrations that we administrate will increase from the 1st January 2019. These fees are decided by the Professional Bodies and not the Institute of Water. The fees for 2019 are:

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December 18, 2018

NI Water Announces Final phase of £3m project to Upgrade Trunk Main Supplying Fermanagh Reservoirs

NI Water is pleased to announce the final phase of a £3million water trunk main between Ally Hill Service Reservoir (SR), on the outskirts of Lough Bradan and Doochrock and Drumkeeran SRs near Ederney, as part of a multi-million pound

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December 11, 2018

Utility Week Awards 2018

Congratulations to all the water company winners at this year’s Utility Week Awards 2018! Suzanne Heneghan, Acting Editor, Utility Week Awards 2018 quoted: “This years’ Utility Week Awards have showcased all that is great about the utilities sector. Despite this

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December 10, 2018

SEPA SETS OUT NEW PLAN TO DRIVE INNOVATION ACROSS SCOTLAND’S METALS SECTOR

An action plan to help Scotland’s metals sector become an innovative and valued part of Scotland’s emerging circular economy, improve environmental compliance and stop illegal activity, has been launched today by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency. SEPA’s Metals Sector Plan

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December 10, 2018

100-year Old Mourne Wall restored ahead of schedule!

  NI Water is delighted to announce the completion of the current schedule of repairs on the 100-year-old Mourne Wall. This most recent phase of the Mourne Wall Restoration Project saw over 600 repairs undertaken along the 22mile-long granite structure

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December 7, 2018

Are you a STEM Ambassador?

If so, we would like to hear from you! The Institute of Water is looking to create a network to help create and promote links with existing STEM Ambassador Hubs across the UK. At this point, we’re simply looking to

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December 7, 2018

Value of data sharing can only be unlocked when critical engineering challenges addressed

New checklist and data sharing case studies published by the Royal Academy of Engineering to guide organisations Engineering, business and governance challenges need to be addressed if the UK is to break down the barriers to sharing personal and non-personal

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December 5, 2018

Water Company asks customers for views on assurance plan

Northumbrian Water is asking its customers to give their views on its Draft Assurance Plan Summary for 2019/20 – which sets out the tough measures it is putting in place to show customers can have confidence in the information it

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December 4, 2018

Further investment for Northumberland treatment works

Northumbrian Water is investing nearly £4 million to upgrade its wastewater treatment works in Northumberland. The work at Wooler Sewage Treatment Works will help to increase its capacity and protect the environment, by ensuring sewage continues to be treated to

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