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Proposed Boston Barrier flood defence - looking downstream

Why Boston will wait five more years for its barrier

12-Dec-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

The long-awaited £90M Boston Barrier has finally been approved by the government – but may not start on site for another two and a half years.

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.

Water & environment features

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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Four win places on Northumbrian Water framework

18-Dec-2014 | By

Four firms have been selected for Northumbrian Water’s latest framework.

Haweswater Reservoir

J Murphy appointed to refurbish Haweswater Aqueduct

16-Dec-2014 | By

J Murphy has been picked by United Utilities to refurbish the Haweswater Aqueduct tunnels and conduits in north-west England.

Accident scene

Thames Water fined after excavator reverses over engineer

9-Dec-2014 | By

Thames Water has been ordered to pay more than £361,000 in fines and costs after a worker was killed by a reversing excavator at a treatment works in Walthamstow.

Ocean Spiral underwater city

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.

Nicaragua Canal Lake Nicaragua

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.

Dead fish

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.


Water pipes

Think in 3D in 2015

19-Dec-2014 | By Andrew Collett

The water industry is changing and we need to adapt. And innovate.  And create. With 2015 and AMP6 around the corner, we need to make sure we’re delivering efficiency and working collaboratively to ensure we’re not left behind.


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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