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Water News Roundup

17th April 2019

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

Wokingham collects 66 tonnes of food waste in first week

Some 66 tonnes of food waste was collected during the first week of a new separate collection in Wokingham, the borough council has announced. Read more…

Infrastructure leaders launch ambitious health and safety plan

Leaders from across UK infrastructure are joining forces in 2019 to make an ambitious step change in the safety, health and wellbeing of everyone involved in major infrastructure projects in the UK. Read more…

Scottish Water innovation centre now running at full capacity

One of the UK water industry’s most unique development centres is working at full capacity for the first time since its launch less than three years ago – testing innovative treatment technologies with the aim of making processes greener, cheaper and faster. Read more…

Cost of deposit return scheme “largely outweighs gains”, says IEA

The running costs of the government’s proposed deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks cans and bottles is a very expensive way of achieving very little, according to a new briefing from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA). Read more…

South East Water in smart metering deal

South East Water is taking part in a digital water meter trial which could revolutionise the way the water industry detects and prevents leaks. Read more…

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