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Water & Utilities News Roundup

19th December 2018

The latest news this week in the Water & Utilities Industry:


Technology to turn wastewater into energy wins £25K funding

A new type of technology that could turn wastewater into energy for households and local communities has secured one of the two top prizes of £25,000 in seed funding at the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards 2018. Read more…

England and Wales performing better than Europe – report

Water companies in England and Wales perform better than their main European counterparts, according to a new report. Read more…

Steele named new Balfour Beatty MD for gas and water

Balfour Beatty has announced the appointment of Matthew Steele as managing director of its gas and water business. Read more…

Gove Unveils Long-Awaited Resources & Waste Strategy For England

Businesses and manufacturers will “pay the full cost” of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste, government says, under its long-awaited strategy for England’s resources and waste, which has been unveiled by the Environment Secretary today (18 December). Read more…

20% still put FOG from cooking down drains – study

One in five consumers still put leftover fat, oil and grease (FOG) from cooking down the kitchen sink or drain, according to a new study for the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater).

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