Month: August 2019

August 21, 2019

Xylem supports operation to make Whaley Bridge dam safe

A major disaster was narrowly averted in a well-coordinated operation to prevent the collapse of the dam wall at Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge. Xylem Water Solutions UK provided pumps to drain the water and its rapid engineering response ensured a

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August 20, 2019

Nominations Open for Women’s Engineering Society Awards

Do you know an individual who has gone ‘above and beyond’ to improve diversity? We are seeking nominations from those who have gone ‘above and beyond’ their work remit or role to improve diversity within engineering and applied sciences in

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August 14, 2019

IWA UK Committee vacancies – webinars

The UK is a base for research & development with world-leading institutions, water companies, policy and regulation. IWA (International Water Association) is a global organisation and in the UK we have lots to offer the wider water community. There is

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August 12, 2019

Are you a Rising Star?

Are you new to the water industry and feel you have potential and appetite to progress? If so, the Institute of Water is now looking for its Rising Stars of 2020. The Rising Stars programme brings together a collection of

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August 9, 2019

Society for the Environment renews Institute of Water’s licence

The Institute of Water has once again been licensed by the Society for the Environment (SocEnv) to grant environmental professional registrations. Following a recent licensing review, the Registration Authority at SocEnv unanimously agreed to renew the licence for the Institute

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August 9, 2019

CITIZEN SCIENCE REQUEST – how much water do you use away from home?

Waterwise is an independent, not-for-profit UK NGO focused on reducing water consumption in the UK.  It supports – and challenges – governments, water companies, industry, farmers and customers to be innovative and ambitious on water efficiency. Waterwise is the leading

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August 5, 2019

Ofwat modifies licences of the 17 water companies to include the objectives of the Board leadership, transparency and governance principles.

Ofwat has today made it compulsory for all water companies to meet new objectives about board leadership, transparency and governance (BLTG), including the need to establish a purpose, strategy and set of values. Company boards must also be satisfied that

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August 1, 2019

Major campaign launched to encourage the nation to ‘Love Water’

The British public are being asked to help the country protect water resources for future generations. The British public are being asked to help the country protect water resources for future generations as part of a major campaign launched today

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