Water news roundup

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

Northumbrian Water in roadside mapping project

Northumbrian Water vans are about to get smarter as a result of a new project with Ordnance Survey and intel company Mobileye. Read more…

Scotland’s 20p DRS Will Include Aluminium And Glass

Scotland’s new Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) will include aluminium and steel cans as well as drinks containers made of glass and Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic with a 20p deposit as part of plans to combat climate change. Read more…

Exciting time for water sensors, says Ofwat director

It is an exciting time for the roll-out of sensors in the water industry, Ofwat associate director Alison Fergusson has said, in advance of her appearance at the Sensing in Water conference. Read more…

New Project To Explore Fate Of Electricals And E-Waste

A new study has been announced that will look the fate and destination of electricals and electronics to support strategies on WEEE collection and reporting. Read more…

Pesticide amnesty helps environment for South East Water

An anonymous pesticide amnesty sponsored by South East Water has enabled the safe removal of over a tonne of unused and out-of-date pesticides from farms in Kent. Read more…

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