Water Taskforce calls on businesses to 'act now' and collaborate
Business in the Community (BITC) has renewed its call for companies to take action on water issues in the UK by improving resilience flooding and water shortages and by collaborating on sustainable water quality management.
Parliament must account for 'environmental costs' of HS2
The "hidden costs" regarding the environmental and health impacts of the HS2 project have been underestimated, according to London Assembly Environment Committee.
Tidal Thames water quality improvement pilot launches
A new community-led pilot to improve the water quality and ecological health of the tidal River Thames has launched.
Minister: Irish Water 'will not be privatised'
The evolving national water utility in the Republic of Ireland will not be a private enterprise, minister Fergus O'Dowd of the Department of the Environment has told a water industry gathering.
Shadow minister calls for industry roadmap to decarbonise water
Shadow water minister Gavin Shuker has called on the Government to draw up a national roadmap to reduce emissions from the water and wastewater sectors.
Boris and Benyon support waterways clean-up campaign
London mayor Boris Johnson and water minister Richard Benyon are backing a new campaign to "clean and green" East London's rivers and canals ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games.
Water minister vows to tackle bad debt in the water industry
Water minister Richard Benyon has launched a consultation in a bid to tackle bad debt in the water industry, which cost water suppliers more than £1.6bn last year.
Establishing the sustainability of water efficiency measures
Mike Pocock, of Veolia Water, describes the latest developments in UKWIR's water-efficiency programme