Month: July 2006
Beating the drought
Two consecutive dry winters are to blame for the current drought - the third to have occurred since 1976 - and its impact on water resources in the South-east. With water management now under the public's microscope, Jonathan Reed looks at what can be done to manage the demand for water and maintain available supplies, whilst minimising impacts on the environment.
Integration remains key
Wallingford Software says that its new InfoWorks WS v7.5 package, being released soon, will "contain many exciting new additions to the leading water network management solution". The release is part of the regular schedule of twice-yearly updates of the company's frontline product portfolio.
Edie Environmental Legislation Summary, July 06
Recent changes to legislation which will impact on the environmental sector in the UK, Europe and internationally come under the spotlight in this Semple Fraser and Edie News monthly round-up of new law and policy. Among the developments this month we look at the second reading of the EU's Groundwater Directive, the introduction of RoHS regulations, restrictions on ozone depleting substances and new rules for waste management in Northern Ireland.
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