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Weekly Water Roundup

20th September 2018

Welcome to our new weekly roundup of the latest industry news.

Check out the biggest headlines of the week below:

Waitrose & Partners Commits To Removing 134m Plastic Bags 

Waitrose & Partners has announced that it has committed to removing loose fruit and vegetable plastic bags by spring 2019 and 5p single-use plastic carrier bags by March next year in all shops. The move will save 134 million plastic bags, the equivalent of 500 tonnes of plastic a year. Read more…

Barhale awarded Thames Tideway Tunnel contract 

Civil engineering and infrastructure specialist Barhale has been awarded the main civils package at Barn Elms Sports Centre work site in Richmond by the BAM Nuttall-Morgan Sindall-Balfour Beatty joint venture that is delivering the west section of the 25km Thames Tideway Tunnel. Read more…

Atkins appoints new head of UK water 

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has appointed Daressa Frodsham as its head of UK water, responsible for increasing the company’s footprint in the UK water market. Read more…

Demonstration plant achieves two-hour nitrogen removal from wastewater 

An innovative technology that can achieve the removal of nitrogen from wastewater in less than two hours has shown its effectiveness at a large-scale demonstration plant in the US. Read more…

Young Stars Recognised At 2018 Scottish Resources Awards 

To celebrate the Year of Young People 2018, the Scottish Resource Awards has teamed up with The Vibes Scottish Environment Business Awards to present the 2018 Young People Award. Read more…

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