The Select Committee on Public Accounts has criticised the renewables obligation, saying that it is too expensive, poorly targeted, and not subject to Parliamentary scrutiny.
The European court of justice has delivered a stinging rebuke to EU governments over environmental crime, clearing the way for the European commission and parliament to get involved in the field.
The UN summit in New York looks set to end with no firm action on climate change being agreed, despite broad recognition of the devastating impacts it will have and pleas from individual government ministers.
Frank Rogalla assesses the results of a study into the potential effects that changing disinfectant could have on water quality in the distribution system
Martin Allitt, of Sussex-based consultancy Richard Allitt Asssociates, looks at modern techniques for checking quality of flow survey data
The south-east is a popular place to live and work, but with popularity come problems, not least with regard to water availability. Louise Every of the Institute for Public Policy Research assesses the issues
Dr Paul Zuber of Brightwater Engineering looks at the sometimes difficult but ultimately successful development of MBR technology
Andrew Wetherill of Yorkshire Water assesses the development of technology to monitor and optimise the process of coagulation
WWT talks to Ian Smith, convenor of Scotland's new water watchdog, Water Watch Scotland
Victorian CSO technology gave rise to some interesting hydraulic structures. Alan Wisdish from Atkins Water reports on how a novel approach was developed to represent CSOs in a hydraulic model
David J Brook describes the part MWH played in bringing better sewerage services to a section of the Welsh coast
Barrie Clarke of Water UK asks whether environmentalism, as a name if not an ideal, may have outlived its usefulness
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