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Birmingham 2022 joins forces with Severn Trent to help deliver the first ever carbon-neutral Commonwealth Games

With 500 days to go until the start of Birmingham 2022, organisers have unveiled plans to deliver the first ever carbon-neutral Commonwealth Games. Outlined in its newly published sustainability pledge, Birmingham 2022 has laid clear a series of commitments and

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Water saving campaign wins the South East Area Innovation Award

The South East Area Innovation Awards was held on 11th March. Because of the restrictions relating to Coronavirus and the need to put delegates health first, the event was virtual again this year. Nevertheless, the presentations were still very well

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Why innovation is needed in the water sector

Ofwat has launched a £200 million Water Innovation Fund for England and Wales this year. Alison Fergusson from Ofwat explains why. In the 1940s, the inventor, Swiss electrical engineer George de Mestral, was out walking his dog when he wondered why

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Senior Engineer Vacancies

Ofwat are seeking two experienced water sector engineers, scientists or environmentalists. The successful candidates will play an important role in delivering their strategy and will need to be able to respond flexibly to the needs across the organisation. They will

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Ofwat announce new interim Chief Executive

Ofwat has announced the appointment of David Black as its interim Chief Executive following Rachel Fletcher’s decision to take up a new role in the energy sector. Rachel Fletcher has been Ofwat’s CEO since January 2018, and will be leaving Ofwat to

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4th March – the World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development

The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development was proclaimed by UNESCO at its 40th General Conference in 2019. Since 2020, it has been celebrated worldwide on 4th March of each year. The day offers an opportunity to highlight engineers and engineering’s

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Energy & Utilities Independent Assessment Service become Ofqual regulated awarding organisation

The Energy & Utilities Independent Assessment Service (EUIAS) fulfils a vital role for the power, gas and water industries. EUIAS is the only apprenticeship end-point assessment organisation (EPAO) dedicated to the energy and utilities sector; it is the sole EPAO

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Highlight an Outstanding CEnv, REnvP or REnvTech – 2021 SocEnv Awards Open for Nominations

Nominations are now welcome for the Environmental Professional of the Year and Registrant Newcomer of the Year awards.  The 2021 SocEnv Awards will recognise outstanding achievements of registered environmental professionals during a challenging year. As of today, the Society for

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Registration now open for next European Junior Water Programme

European Junior Water Programme (EJWP) begins its 3rd group on 14 June and registration is now open for junior water professionals. EJWP empower young professionals for sustainable water management in Europe – through collaborative learning, networking, and coaching for personal &

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Utility Week Awards Winners

Utility Week’s prestigious annual awards were held in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday 8th February. The ceremony saw Anglian Water victorious in three categories – taking home the Net Zero Award, Employer of the Year and the Supply Chain Excellence

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