Month: January 2022

Selwood moves to new larger pumping solutions centre in Glasgow and announces recruitment drive as it grows its Scottish operation

Pumping solutions specialist Selwood has opened a new multi-million-pound centre in Wishaw, Glasgow, as it continues to grow its operations across Scotland. The company, the UK’s leading pumping specialist for the water and construction industries, expects to create additional jobs

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NI Water Celebrates Green Apple Award Success at Two Forest to Bog Restoration Sites

NI Water recently scooped a major Green Apple Award 2021 for restoration work carried out at Tullychurry Forest, Co. Fermanagh and Lough Bradan forest Co. Tyrone, which involved carrying out forest to bog restoration projects. The accolade was awarded under

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Yorkshire Water backs ban on plastics in wet wipes

Yorkshire Water has called for a ban on plastics in wet wipes and all single-use sanitary items, as well as an end to ‘Fine to Flush’ labelling and the introduction of mandatory ‘Do Not Flush’ warnings on single use sanitary

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Sarah McMath appointed President of Institute of Water South East Area

Sarah McMath, CEO of MOSL, has been appointed as the new President of the Institute of Water’s South East Area. Sarah, who has worked in the water industry across a range of executive roles for over 25 years, will officially

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Yorkshire Water outlines £13m infrastructure investment to improve river Wharfe

Yorkshire Water will invest up to £13m in its wastewater network and treatment works, upstream of a stretch of the River Wharfe at Ilkley designated as an inland bathing water, to help improve water quality. The utility company has called

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Portsmouth Water joins forces with other South East water companies to address water supply shortfall

For the first time ever all water companies in the South East, including Portsmouth Water, have come together to plan for the avoidance of future shortfalls in water supply. Portsmouth Water customers are now being invited to view the plan

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Utilities Against Slavery

The phrase ‘modern slavery’ is becoming ever more familiar. But what exactly is modern slavery?  An acknowledged definition is ‘the exploitation of people who have been forced, deceived, or coerced into a life of labour and servitude’[1]. To many of

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New Managing Director for Water Resources East

Water Resources East (WRE) has announced Daniel Johns – currently Head of Public Affairs for Anglian Water – as the new Managing Director, taking over from Robin Price. He will start work with WRE on 17th January 2022 and there

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Applications are now open for the MacRobert Award, the UK’s premier award for engineering innovation.

Winners receive a £50,000 cash prize. Deadline: 5pm, 31 January 2022 The Award is the UK’s longest running and most prestigious prize for engineering innovation. It recognises outstanding engineering innovation combined with proven commercial success and tangible societal benefit. Winners

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Institute of Water – CEO Job Vacancy

Job Title: Chief Executive Location: Home based and Gateshead, NE11 0AZ Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 About the Institute of Water For over 75 years the Institute of Water has been the only professional body in the UK to exclusively support

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