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October 14, 2019

Applications are now open for the 2020 MacRobert Award for UK engineering innovation

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 social benefit. Winners receive a £50,000 cash prize, gold medal and national acclaim. Applications

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October 10, 2019

Sink to River – River to Tap – A review of potential risks from nano-particles & microplastics

UKWIR has carried out the first study of its kind in the UK to develop a robust approach to sampling and detection of microplastic particles in the treated water cycle. This included accurately measuring the presence of microplastic particles in

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October 4, 2019

WSP Join a Growing List of CEnv Employer Champions

The Society for the Environment is delighted to announce that one of the world’s leading professional services firms, WSP, has been successful in their application to be recognised as a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) Employer Champion. WSP are one of the

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September 30, 2019

Servelec Technologies Completes Acquisition of Primayer

Servelec Technologies, a subsidiary of Laurel Solutions that provides remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Primayer, a global leader in water network leak detection and location. The transaction

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September 24, 2019

Be part of the community tackling the big issues in engineering

We all know that engineering careers offer a wide range of exciting opportunities to shape the future, promising jobs that are yet to be imagined. But we also know that despite lots of great activities to inspire and engage children

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September 23, 2019

New arbitration procedures published by IChemE

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has published a new edition of its Arbitration Rules to accompany its highly acclaimed suite of model contracts today (23 September). The Pink Book offers the latest in arbitration practice and standards for anyone

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September 20, 2019

IWA YWP Winner receives Water Engineering Award

Victoria Porley, a Hydronations Scholar, has been awarded the Water Engineering Award by the Engineers Trust – the charitable trust of the Worshipful Company of Engineers. The Water Engineering award is made jointly with the International Water Association (IWA) for

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September 20, 2019

Rising Stars walk 22,000 steps for WaterAid

The Institute of Water Rising Stars are completing a 22,000 step (12 mile) walk around London on Tuesday the 29th October, starting at WaterAid Head Office, Durham St, Vauxhall at 13:00, to raise money for WaterAid, all dressed in water

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September 16, 2019

Competition to win a sponsored place at IWater Weekend School 2019

Water Leak Location Services (WLLS) are sponsoring a delegate place at this year’s South-East Area Weekend School for one lucky person! Weekend School is an intensive, interactive 3-day training course in which delegates will learn the art of successful communication

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September 10, 2019

Environment Agency Consultation – Drought Plan Guidelines 2020

The Environment Agency has launched a consultation on proposed changes to the water company drought plan guidelines. The consultation will last for 6 weeks, running until 18 October 2019. As part of a longer term strategy we are seeking views

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