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  • Waste plastic set to become hydrogen at Ellesmere Port Business
    Waste plastic set to become hydrogen at Ellesmere Port

    Peel Environmental is working in partnership with Waste2Tricity to deliver a 'UK first' plastics to hydrogen project at its 54-acre Protos site near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.

  • Reaction to law that UK will end net contribution to climate change by 2050 Politics
    Reaction to law that UK will end net contribution to climate change by 2050

    Following Prime Minster Theresa May's announcement in the House of Commons yesterday that amendments to the UK's Climate Change Act will set the country on a course to eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050, the move has been broadly welcomed by a range of interest groups - many pleased at the scale of its ambition to set the UK on a path to become the world's first major economy to set net zero emissions target in law, but others disappointed that the law will be reviewed every five years. Here's the range of comment received that Environment Times has received ......

  • Welsh rail renewal project was 97% diesel-free saving 15 tonnes of carbon Transport
    Welsh rail renewal project was 97% diesel-free saving 15 tonnes of carbon

    Innovative deployment of solar lighting and power generation has resulted in a major rail renewal project at Llanwern, South Wales achieving 97% diesel-free operation. And the project's leaders, Network Rail and Colas Rail Ltd, feel it has proved the viability of a sustainable 'Site of the Future'.

  • Generosity with temporary roadway helps a Durham fish pass Nature
    Generosity with temporary roadway helps a Durham fish pass

    Temporary works specialist, Mabey Hire's Durham Depot teamed up with Tyne Rivers Trust and supplied 450 metres of temporary roadway – known as TuffTrak® mats – at a discounted rate to ensure that an internationally important project to build a fish pass at Shotley Bridge, County Durham went ahead.

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Water

Groundbreaking SuDS Material Tackles Highway Metals Pollution

A groundbreaking new sustainable drainage material has addressed the challenge of removing toxic heavy metals pollution from highway runoff with a versatile solution that will be simple for highways authorities to incorporate into roadside schemes, writes SDS Market Development Manager, Jo Bradley.

Wastewater Equipment on Show

For 2019 the Pump Centre's flagship conference and exhibition is being rebranded as the Water Equipment Show and as usual leading wastewater solutions and services specialist Jacopa will be playing a leading role at the event, presenting the company's latest technology, ideas and innovations to tackle current and future wastewater treatment challenges.

New Nitrate monitor lowers costs

Responding to global demand for improved monitoring of nitrate in freshwater, OTT HydroMet has launched a new optical nitrate sensor, the OTT ecoN.

Scraper Bridge Success

Standardisation of scraper bridge design is key to Jacopa's successful initiative to ensure that the company's popular range of robust, reliable scraper bridges provides customers with the best possible value for money.

Flood defences made from 100% recycled plastic

Rechip Flood Defence have introduced a commercial flood defence system made from 100% recycled plastic utilising the Rechip patented technology.

Trial to Take the P Out

As European directives drive ever more stringent consents for phosphorus removal, utilities are seeking technologies that can remove phosphorus from wastewater to the new lower levels required. However, achieving this economically with conventional technology is a challenge and innovative new solutions are required.

Jacopa Strengthens Stormwater Solutions

Wastewater solutions specialist Jacopa has reached a landmark agreement with German water technology systems expert Steinhardt GmbH as the sole agent for its wide range of flood and process protection products in the UK and Ireland.

View real-time water quality live at WWEM 2018

Visitors to the Meteor Communications stand (No.10) at WWEM 2018 will be able to view the UK's largest integrated, real-time water quality data network, and interact with water quality, flow, level and weather data from selected rivers across the UK.

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