Month: March 2019

March 29, 2019

Selwood signs sole supplier partnership with Northumbrian Water

Selwood, the UK’s leading supplier of pump rental solutions, has won an exclusive contract to continue to hire pumps and pipework to Northumbrian Water for a minimum of three years. The contract, which comes with the option to extend for

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March 28, 2019

Association members pour cold water on re-nationalisation

A survey of British Water members on the Labour Party’s plan to renationalise the water industry shows that a majority believe it will negatively impact the supply chain and customers. On overall impact on the supply chain, 78% of respondents

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March 28, 2019

Southern Water given recognition for rare species protection

Southern Water is one of the first companies to be given a new-fast track approval process for engineering works which might affect the habitats of rare or protected species. The licence from Natural England, the Government’s adviser for the natural

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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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