Author: megan@instituteofwater.org.uk

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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July 31, 2019

Local businesses encouraged to help ‘stop the block’

South West Water is launching its Think Sink campaign for businesses this month to remind food service establishments of their responsibilities regarding the proper disposal of fat, oil, grease and food waste. Parts of North Devon, Exmouth, Plymouth and Truro

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July 31, 2019

Drones to detect illegal water abstractions

Drones will be used for the first time this summer to gather information about illegal abstraction in East Anglia’s fenland areas. The Environment Agency manages abstraction to balance the needs of the environment with the rights of lawful water users

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July 18, 2019

PN 10/19 2019 price review: Ofwat unveils programme of huge investment, service improvements and lower bills for water customers

Ofwat has today set out a major package of investment to signal a new era for what the water sector delivers for customers and the environment. Proposals unveiled today involve water companies investing an additional £6 million each and every

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July 16, 2019

News release: Yorkshire Water CEO Richard Flint to retire. Liz Barber appointed as his successor

Yorkshire Water announces today (July 15) that Richard Flint is to retire as chief executive with effect from September 12 and that he will be succeeded in that role by Liz Barber who is currently the company’s chief financial officer. 

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