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March 22, 2021

Institute of Water signs up to IEMA’s Diverse Sustainability Initiative

Did you know only 3% of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people work in the environment profession? We believe this needs to change. Today, IEMA are launching a key collaboration with organisations in the environmental and sustainability profession and NGOS,

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March 17, 2021

CMA issues final decision on water price controls

The CMA has published its findings on the price controls for 4 water companies for 2020-2025. In December 2019, Ofwat published its price controls setting out the total amount water companies can charge for services in 2020-25. In March 2020,

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March 17, 2021

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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March 16, 2021

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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March 16, 2021

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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