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Water & environment features

Davyhulme sewage treatment works

Pressure cooker

16-Mar-2015 | By

Davyhulme wastewater treatment works in Manchester has recently undergone massive changes. This has not only had a huge impact on the way sewage is dealt with in the North West, but it also fits into wider government plans to try and break the UK’s dependence on fossil fuels. Katherine Smale reports on another British Construction Industry Awards winner.

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Carmuirs Twin Tunnels demolition and aqueduct construction

VIDEO | Major works to allow aqueduct to be built in Scotland

18-May-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Network Rail has released this timelapse footage of the Forth and Clyde Canal being drained and Carmuirs Twin Tunnels beneath it being demolished to allow for the construction of a new aqueduct.


New Cabinet appointments reveal ministers who’ll be working with sector


Prime minister David Cameron has appointed new Cabinet ministers for the departments for Energy and Climate Change and Business, Innovation and Skills but his appointments for the roles of transport secretary and environment secretary in the previous government have remained unchanged.

Philips Lighting, Tappan Zee

America’s smartest bridge to get connected lighting system


Industry first for integration of road and architectural lighting on New York’s largest ever bridge construction.

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Bam Nuttall and Nomenca win South East Water contract

5-May-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Bam Nuttall and Nomenca have been awarded a new AMP6 framework by South East Water. It will be a continuation of their partnership during AMP5.

JBA, Met Office, EMEC

Innovative new technology to help marine operations in Orkney waters


A partnership involving environmental engineering consultant JBA is to develop software that helps determine risk to marine works.

Thames Baths, crowdfunding, Studio Octopi

THE GALLERY | Plans for floating swimming pool in the Thames


Images of a floating swimming pool have been released by a group hoping to raise £125,000 through crowdfunding.


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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