Category Archives: Water Use

Water and Sewerage Companies’ Performance Report 2017


Within the United Kingdom, there are nine water and sewerage companies that operate wholly or mainly in England, providing clean (drinking) water and waste water (sewerage) services. It should be noted that there are an additional 10 water-only companies providing … Continue reading

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ISO Water Footprint Standard Published


After a short development, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published a water footprint standard to help businesses and other organizations measure their potential environmental impact of water use and pollution. The new International Standard, ISO 14046:2014 entitled Environmental … Continue reading

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Framework and Tools for Local Flood Risk Assessment


The opportunities for fully informed and professional Flood Risk Assessment is taking a giant stride with the publication of the final Environment Agency Final Report on a framework and Tools for Local Flood Risk Assessment. The output from this project … Continue reading

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ConnectRight campaign: End Misconnections


The ConnectRight campaign, being launched on 27 February 2014 by Dan Rogerson, United Kingdom Minister for Water. It is an initiative for, both businesses and the public and aims to raise awareness about water pollution, urban drainage and sewerage misconnections to help prevent this … Continue reading

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Water efficiency: The Water Label


When purchasing “white goods” in the European Union, such as fridges and freezer, the energy labels have become a familiar part of the shopping experience. The energy labels are supported by European Union Eco-Labelling Regulations. However until now, there has … Continue reading

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RWM at the NEC


One of Europe’s premier waste management event is about to start tomorrow (10 September 2013) for three days at the Birmingham NEC. The Resource Efficiency and Waste Management Solutions event (RWM) is hosting: 750+ exhibitors bring you the latest products and … Continue reading

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Defra Consultation: UK Government’s resilience priorities for water management


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has proposed making the resilience of the water industry an explicit duty on Ofwat (The Water Services Regulation Authority) & the UK and Welsh Government Ministers in a new consultation entitled … Continue reading

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