Flood defence news
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.
More water & environment news
The legal battle over the proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames in London is to go to judicial review in June.
A scheme to manage flood risk in the centre of Derby has been awarded to GBV, a joint venture between Galliford Try and Black & Veatch.
Wessex Water has appointed Aecom to provide design services to its in-house engineering team for the next five years. The contract could be extended to 10 years.
A consortium of three major civils firms has secured £560M of work from Scottish Water.
The SNP manifesto for next month’s general election includes a pledge to back plans to commission a high speed rail link between its biggest cities and the north of England.
The Plaid Cymru manifesto is calling for an extra 1% extra of UK GDP, equivalent to £800M, to be spent on Wales infrastructure projects.
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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