This week’s announcement that Thames Water had chosen capital works partners signals the start of a possible 12-year spending programme, a senior figure within the firm has said.
Scientists have warned that the destruction of the Amazon rainforest could lead to a massive drop in the amount of electricity generated by Brazil’s hydropower industry.
Contractors Balfour Beatty, Costain and Skanska and consultant Atkins look set to win key contracts on Thames Water’s £3bn AMP6 framework, NCE understands.
More water & environment news
Deep excavations needed for Sheffield’s new Blackburn Meadows Waste Water Treatment Works have on programme despite having to deal with poor ground conditions, according to main contractor ETM.
New guidance for ground investigations involving potentially toxic gases has been published today by UK standards organisation BSI.
Construction of a new waste water treatment plant at Bewsey Bridge, near Warrington by contractor DCT Civil Engineering is being eased through use of Groundforce’s Mega Brace struts.
Contractor Hydrock has this week bought rival remediation firm QDS.
Consent has been granted for construction of a new soil treatment facility in Ware in Hertfordshire.
Water supplies for South West Water and Wessex Water customers will be safeguarded by work currently underway to strengthen the dam at Wimbleball Lake in Somerset.
Water & environment features
Building a house on sand is deemed to be the definition of foolishness. But for United Utilities it is proving a wise decision, as Margo Cole reports.
Flood defence news
Academics have hit back at claims made by leading water experts that demand management is vital to securing the future of south east England’s water supply.