- Company Shop redistributes 80 million surplus items, saves members £60m on food Resource & 'Waste'
- Crocs in the Arctic again? 66 million years of data sends climate warning Science
Royal Mail's Bristol delivery office first fleet to go all-electric
The Royal Mail first ever Delivery Office to operate an all-electric fleet of collection and delivery vehicles will operate from Bristol where 23 fully electric vehicles have replaced the existing diesel collection and delivery vans at the Company's Bristol East Central Delivery Office. Six double electric charging posts have also been installed on the site and the electricity for powering the office and for charging the vehicles is from 100% renewable sources.
- Dorset wire factory saves costs and carbon with 'fittable' solar Renewables
New water level monitor is mobile-friendly
OTT HydroMet has launched a new all-in-one wireless water level logger that can be used for the remote monitoring of surface or groundwater. Simple to set up and run with a mobile phone, the OTT ecoLog 1000 has been designed for long-term applications, even in remote locations, and is able to issue warnings automatically to help manage or avoid the problematic conditions that can occur when water levels rise.
Sobye Trial Success
The ‘Sobye’ self-cleaning belt filter from Jacopa’s Swedish manufacturing partner, Nordic Water provides an automatic, compact solution for primary treatment to replace settlement tanks. The filter has recently undergone extremely successful trials at a unique Scottish Water test facility demonstrating excellent process performance and proving the effectiveness of the system.
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.
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.