August 19, 2020

Technician Commitment – Invitation to Tender Document

The Technician Commitment – launched in 2017 – offers a framework for taking a strategic approach to ensuring status and opportunity for technicians working in UK higher education and research institutions. The vision of the Technician Commitment is “a culture

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August 18, 2020

Showcasing Science: Behind the Scenes of COVID19

A new initiative from the Science Council and partners showcases the wide reaching impact of science behind COVID-19. A collaborative effort from the Science Council, Royal Society of Biology, The Organisation for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs, the Institute of Animal

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August 17, 2020

Rachael Picken wins Institute of Water CPD Award

We are pleased to announce Rachael Picken as the winner of our 2020 CPD Award. Rachael was nominated by our assessors who review a sample of CPD records each year in a routine monitoring exercise and beat competition from 21

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July 31, 2020

Women on Water

British Water held their first Women on Water event via Zoom on 27th July. Delivered in partnership with the Womens Utilities Network (WUN) and the Institute of Water, the event opened with a moving and inspiring keynote address from Rachel Fletcher

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July 20, 2020


Scottish Water will restart work on its £3.2 million investment to improve the waste water infrastructure in Eyemouth to protect against flooding. The work was due to start in March but was postponed due to the Covid-19 lockdown. It will

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July 17, 2020

Institute of Water signs Inclusion Commitment

The Institute of Water has joined over 40 other employers in making a commitment to ensure the Energy & Utilities sector workforce is inclusive and diverse. A key priority of the Energy & Utilities Workforce Renewal Skills Strategy 2020 is attracting and

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July 16, 2020

IW Welsh Area Innovation Awards 2020 – Announcement of Winners

The Welsh Area Committee were overwhelmed by the quality and quantity of excellent entries for this year’s Institute of Water Welsh Area Innovation Awards… and we are delighted to share with you this year’s winning entries! Clever Data: Bretton Davis

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July 14, 2020

Waterwise & WaterUK partner together to launch new campaign “Water’s Worth Saving”

This summer, with more people spending time at home, Waterwise and Water UK have joined forces to launch a new campaign to help customers understand the need to save water and the simple steps they can take to reduce their water use. This will

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July 9, 2020

Yorkshire Water partners with BT to bring its NB-IoT solution to Sheffield

Yorkshire Water and partners are nearing completion of the deployment of almost 4000 acoustic, flow, pressure and water quality monitors in what is the UK’s largest smart water network pilot. Final installations of the latest NB-IoT (Narrow Band Internet of

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July 9, 2020

‘Seek a Leak’ named winner of the Midlands Area Innovation Awards 2020

Our Institute of Water Midlands Area held their first virtual regional Innovation Awards last month and would like to congratulate winner ‘Seek a Leak‘ from Calum Tait (Severn Trent). Our elite judging panel from across the region; Caroline Cooper – Director of Asset Management & Regulation

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