Environment Agency chairman Sir Philip Dilley has rejected claims from MPs that there is a £600M “black hole” in England’s flood defence budget.
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Lives are being put at risk by a government decision about reservoir regulations, a senior dam engineer has said.
Water & environment features
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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United Utilities has appointed a Laing O’Rourke Imtech joint venture to carry out the latest multimillion pound modernisation of Davyhulme Waste Water Treatment Works in Manchester - the largest treatment plant in the North West.
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) welcomed Chancellor George Osbourne’s support for Swansea’s Tidal lagoon in yesterday’s budget.
Environmental consultant Web Earth is transforming Singapore’s Kallang River by creating a naturalised waterway.
Key players in the UK construction market – Costain, Laing O’Rourke, Vinci, Bachy, Ferrovial, Bam Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty – have been named as the preferred bidders to build the mega sewer tunnel under the River Thames, it has been revealed.
Bam Nuttall has won the main contractor role on a £12M port expansion scheme on Shetland.
Civil engineering contractor JN Bentley has been awarded a framework contract by the Coal Authority to design and construct water treatment schemes in disused mines.
Infrastructure in 2014
The water industry is going through a major change in focus that will have a significant impact on water companies and the supply chain
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