Day: 15 February 2002
Monobloc® B Range Pumps In Major Investment Plan
A Yorkshire Water Sewage Treatment Works has undergone a substantial upgrade to improve effluent discharged into the River Ouse. Main contractor M J Gleeson Group enlisted the expertise of Mono Pumps, to handle the sludge processing element of the works.
EU gives candidate countries over 1 billion for environment and transport
The European Commission has announced the donation of €1.1 billion for environmental and transport projects in 10 Central and Eastern European EU candidate countries aimed at modernising urban and municipal water supplies, wastewater systems, and road and railway construction and rehabilitation.
MONO® CALMS THE STORM WITH SCREEN DEBUT
Mono has developed a flow-powered, self-cleaning alternative to existing mesh screens for handling storm overflows. The Mono Stormscreen is designed to combat increasingly common flood problems and associated solids discharges, offering a solution to meet the needs of the waste water industry.
Environment Agency calls for £200 million more for flood defence
In response to a new review published on 13 February of flood and coastal defence funding in England and Wales, launched by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Treasury, Environment Agency Chairman Sir John Harman has stated that up to £200 million more per year needs to be spent, depending on the effects of climate change.
Government waste group to double plastic recycling in UK
A group set up by the Government to promote sustainable waste disposal in the UK has announced that it intends to double the recycling of plastic drinks bottles by offering financial support to companies to develop processing infrastructure and divert an additional 20,000 tonnes per year to recycling.
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