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Leeds flood defence

Inflatable Leeds flood defence ‘could be replicated’

29-Oct-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Leeds city centre’s innovative £48M flood defence project could be replicated in other towns and cities across the UK, its designers have told NCE.

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Anglian Water rail link

Water: Connecting lines

26-Nov-2014 | By NCE Editorial

A campaign to reopen the rail line between Wisbech and March is firmly on track after leaders from Anglian Water and some of the region’s biggest businesses joined forces.

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THE GALLERY | Underwater city proposed by Japanese firm

25-Nov-2014 | By

A Japanese construction firm has unveiled designs for an underwater city which it says could be built within two decades.

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Construction of £31bn Nicaragua Canal to start next month

21-Nov-2014 | By

Construction of a £31bn canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans through Nicaragua will start on 22 December.

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Southern Water fined for spilling raw sewage

21-Nov-2014 | By

Southern Water has been ordered to pay £500,000 after untreated sewage was discharged into the Swalecliffe Brook in Kent.

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VIDEO | Manchester sewer scheme progresses

20-Nov-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

United Utilities has released two videos of work progressing on a major sewer improvement scheme in Manchester.


Morrison awarded Scottish flood defence scheme

18-Nov-2014 | By

Morrison Construction has been picked to build a flood defence scheme in Brechin, Scotland.


Northumbrian Water wants three firms for £320M AMP6 framework

6-Nov-2014 | By

Northumbrian Water has advertised a new design and construction framework covering the AMP6 spending period, worth up to £320M.


Daniel Hayes

U-Turn for the SuDS campaign bus?

3-Oct-2014 | By Daniel Hayes

Is the government about to do a U-turn on Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)? Further consultation, recently released by Defra and DCLG on an alternative to the Flood and Water Management Act’s proposals for sustainable drainage, certainly suggests so.


Infrastructure in 2014: Water industry now faces a sea change

The water industry is going through a major change in focus that will have a significant impact on water companies and the supply chain

Stuart Crisp

Infrastructure in 2014: Adopting a long term solution

How confident are you that your sustainable drainage system (SuDS) will be accepted by a SuDS Approving Body (SAB)?

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