News & Insights

Get the latest news, insights and top tips from our blogs.

Water News Roundup

22nd May 2019

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

Southern Water targets invasive species with extra training

Southern Water is working to train up its staff and contractors to help recognise invasive non-native species (INNS). Read more…

Gove takes action to ban plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today (22 May) confirmed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds in England, following overwhelming public support for the move. Read more…

Severn Trent and Nottinghamshire council team up on flooding

Severn Trent has worked in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council to provide additional flood protection to over 40 homes as part of its £60 million project to improve the water and waste network in Newark. Read more…

Unilever pioneers detectable pigment for black plastic

Unilever has pioneered the use of a new detectable black pigment for its High Density Polyethelyne (HDPE) bottles for its leading brands, TRESemmé and Lynx, so they can be detected by recycling plant scanners and sorted for recycling. Read more…

Deephams wins ICE ‘Greatest Contribution to London’ award

Thames Water’s £250 million Deephams sewage works upgrade won the ‘Greatest Contribution to London’ trophy at the ICE London Civil Engineering Awards. Read more…

Browse our latest Water and Utilities jobs here.

Register for job alerts here.