News in brief
A significant proportion of the Irish population is still failing to take advantage of free recycling services for items that fall under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive.
Small firms in Ireland looking to cut costs have been urged to look at reducing energy usage.
New mixed-use developments in Ireland will increasingly be heated by environmentally-friendly systems to help cut costs.
A new piece of legislation unveiled by the European Commission this week looks set to help small and medium-sized enterprises in Ireland get to grips with environmental issues affecting their businesses.
Irish consumers are being encouraged to become more energy efficient by one mortgage lender.
Farmers are making a significant contribution to the drive to keep the environmental quality of Irish water high, according to the Irish Independent.
The very best in the business got together at the Water Industry Achievement Awards last month. It was a night of laughter, which recognised the wealth of talent the country has to offer
To keep filter presses working efficiency, it is important for them to be cleaned effectively. High-pressure modules from Cat Pumps can be customised and can save energy consumption and wear, writes Brian Hubbard
As wastewater now tends to be more full of pump-clogging solids than ever, Peter Maslin, general manager of pump manufacturer KSB, weighs up the pros and cons of impeller designs
Sarah Blayds of Hach Lange UK reveals how a monitoring system can help treatment works' senior staff sleep easier - in the long run, that is
Tony Price of ITT Flygt explains how the sludge-treatment needs of a sewage treatment works, which nestles next to a trout fishery in rural Wales, were met
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