Month: March 2019

March 21, 2019

2019 Environmental Professional of the Year Award Opens for Nominations

The custodians of the Chartered Environmentalist and Registered Environmental Technician professional registrations, the Society for the Environment, are delighted to launch the 2019 Environmental Professional of the Year Award nominations process. The prestigious Environmental Professional of the Year award recognises

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March 20, 2019

Registration Opens for the 2019 Society for the Environment World Environment Day Awards and Lectures

The custodians of the Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech) registers, the Society for the Environment, are delighted to announce that Kew Gardens will host the Society’s Annual World Environment Day Awards and Lectures – “A Spotlight On

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March 20, 2019

British Water welcomes Environment Agency speech

Yesterday’s speech by Environment Agency chief executive James Bevan about the high risks water scarcity in the UK poses was covered widely in national media. Lila Thompson, chief executive, British Water, said, “British Water welcomes the speech from Environment Agency

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March 19, 2019

Our food and fashion are draining water away from the poor: WaterAid

Food and clothing imported by wealthy Western countries are making it harder for many poor and marginalised communities to get a daily clean water supply, a new report from WaterAid warns.  As high-income countries buy products with considerable ‘water footprints’

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March 12, 2019

South West Water wins top customer service award

South West Water has been recognised for excellent customer service at the 2019 UK Customer Satisfaction Awards. The company won the TLF Research Best Return on Customer Service Investment Award at the prestigious event, held in London this week. Run

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March 8, 2019

CEO Lynn Cooper on International Women’s Day

As today is International Women’s Day our CEO, Lynn Cooper has written a few words… On International Women’s Day I’m celebrating the fact that almost 50% of our Board (6/14) are women and from five different Nations – Scotland, England,

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March 8, 2019

Don’t miss the Institute of Water’s Annual Conference at Titanic Belfast!

‘Disrupt or be disrupted’ is the ultimatum being put to delegates at the Institute of Water’s 2019 Annual Conference. Hosted by Sara Venning, Institute of Water President Elect and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Ireland Water, the conference is titled

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March 8, 2019

Most UK Water Industry research reports now available “at cost”

UKWIR has recently celebrated 25 years of positively shaping the UK water industry’s future. As part of our invitation to the wider community to engage with the Big Questions research programme, UKWIR has decided to release nearly 700 of our

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March 6, 2019

Cumbria’s pipe road truckers celebrate epic haulage feat

Six thousand massive pipes, 100km of engineering and some of the tightest roads in the country –connecting west Cumbria to its new Lake District water supply on time is like a military operation. That’s where ex-Army non-commissioned officer (NCO) Neil Bambridge

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March 5, 2019

RAEng Research Projects in Engineering Education now open for applications

As the UK’s national academy for engineering, we bring together the most successful and talented engineers from across the engineering sectors for a shared purpose: to advance and promote excellence in engineering. We are interested in research projects that have

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