News in Brief
As one of the UK's largest carbon emitters and an organisation which will have to deal first hand with the health impacts of intense weather and natural disasters, the NHS is in an unenviable position when it comes to climate change.
The Environment Agency has been asked by Government to become more directly involved in plans to protect coastal areas from flooding and erosion.
Regulators seeking to control the export of waste from the UK have been granted a raft of new powers to allow them to take a tough line on would-be crooks.
The upgrade of Yorkshire Water's largest WwTW, Knostrop, posed many design challenges, including the existence of an old mineshaft on site. Burak Sencer, Gavin Stonard, Peter White and Mark O'Brien of Halcrow explain
Electrokinetic sludge dewatering is close to becoming a commercial reality. And, according to David Evington, writing on behalf of EKG, it will dramatically change performance
As part of an odour-control project for United Utilities, AV Technology was called in to measure the bending forces on scraper blades in a very awkward environment. Technical director Neil Parkinson explains
Work has begun on a project to drain 700km2 of land in Norfolk. John Sheppard, principal engineer of the Water Operations Team at Atkins, describes the £35M scheme, and the construction of the largest pumping station in the country
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