Month: February 2019

February 28, 2019

CALL FOR ENTRIES – Future Water Association Awards 2018/19 – DEADLINE 8TH MARCH

The 2018/19 Future Water Association Awards are now open, and we are inviting members to submit entries into the People and Emerging Talent categories. People Award, Sponsored by ACO Water Management We all recognise that people are the mainstay of any successful

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February 27, 2019

Funding of up to £1,000 available for professional & technical sector women

Women & Leadership International is running a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK’s professional & technical sector and is offering grants of up to £1,000 towards the cost of its Executive Ready course. The

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February 22, 2019

The John Lewis Foundation launches partnership with WaterAid to empower artisan communities in India with clean water

WaterAid has launched a three-year partnership with the John Lewis Foundation, which will help empower communities in Sant Ravi Das Nagar (Bhadohi), India, where John Lewis & Partners carpets are made, by bringing clean water and sanitation to their communities.

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February 22, 2019

£17m phosphorus removal schemes to improve water quality of northern becks and rivers

Yorkshire Water has started a £17m scheme to improve the final effluent released into rivers and becks from four of its sewage plants to help meet environmental targets on phosphorus removal. Waste water treatment processes will be improved at Skipton,

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February 19, 2019

Northumbrian Water to use rain not the main!

A North East water company is using rain, and not the water main, to help clear nasty blockages and keep the sewer network flowing freely for its customers. Northumbrian Water has begun installing rainwater harvesting tanks around some of its

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February 19, 2019

ESSEX WILDLIFE TRUST JOINS REFILL REVOLUTION

Nine Essex Wildlife Trust visitor centres have signed up to become Refill stations, which means people can stay topped up with tap water while they enjoy some stunning nature, wildlife and scenery – perfect for exploring this half-term! Refill is

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February 17, 2019

Institute of Water’s One Day Engineering Conference 2019

The Institute of Water is delighted to invite people to join the One Day Engineering Conference, held on the 2nd April 2019. Titled: ‘Back to the Future – building on our engineering heritage to shape the future of the water industry’,

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February 12, 2019

CONTROL VALVES WITHSTAND THE LONG TERM CHALLENGES OF REVERSE OSMOSIS APPLICATIONS

The challenges associated with process systems operating in highly corrosive marine and salt water environments, requires amongst many things, control valves which are designed to provide high corrosive resistance. A good example of this is on reverse osmosis plants and

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February 11, 2019

Next generation of leading water scientists and engineers to be trained at Cranfield

The next generation of leading water scientists and engineers are set to be trained at Cranfield University. The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), which is part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), today announced the University’s participation in

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February 11, 2019

Leading energy & utilities CEO’s launch a sector inclusion commitment

CEOs from 32 of the country’s leading energy and utilities employers today launch a sector Inclusion Commitment that is a long-term commitment to attract more diverse and inclusive talent into their industry, reflecting the communities they serve. The Energy &

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