Flood defence news
A tidal gauge has been installed in the Wash to complete a national network designed to improve flood forecasting.
Water & environment features
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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VolkerStevin has been appointed by Thames Water to carry out enabling works ahead of construction of the Thames Tideway Tunnel.
Severn Trent Water has been fined £480,000 by Sheffield Crown Court – one of the biggest fines ever given to a water company.
An Irish-Singaporean joint venture is to develop a multi-turbine tidal array in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Tests which put the load of 37 London buses on wind turbine piles have been completed, with the results being used to develop new design methods for offshore wind farms.
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.
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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