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A tidal gauge has been installed in the Wash to complete a national network designed to improve flood forecasting.
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How can the water sector attract top recruits when it is pitted against more glamorous parts of the engineering profession? Ben Cronin speaks to MWH Global and Atkins about the sector’s human resources challenge.
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The £26M Morpeth flood scheme has opened in Northumberland. The upstream reservoir is one of the largest projects of its kind built by the Environment Agency and it will store 1.4M.m3 of water when river levels are high.
Some 96M shade balls have been released onto the surface of the Los Angeles Reservoir, in a move that will save more than 300M gallons of water lost each year through evaporation.
United Utilities has advised customers in certain areas to boil their water before consuming it after routine tests at Franklaw water treatment works in Preston detected small traces of microscopic bug cryptosporidium in the water.
Egypt will today officially open a 35km extension to the Suez Canal, allowing ships to simultaneously travel in different directions along the route for the first time.
An hourly weather pattern for the next 85 years is to be created to further understanding of how building designs interact with different conditions.
Amey has been awarded a £113M contract to provide waste water services for Yorkshire Water until 2020.
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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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