Some 2,000 delegates have gathered in Instabul this week to discuss global challenges to the delivery of a clean water supply for all.
Exposing invertebrates such as worms to toxic chemicals for longer can give a more accurate test of soil contamination, a dutch researcher has found.
A wealthy benefactor has pledged up to $50 million (£36 million) to the Oxford University school founded in his name to help it tackle global problems including climate change.
A project aimed at persuading more UK schools to install green roofs has been launched by a leading construction industry research group.
Grontmij’s technical manager, Harriet Carlyle, and the consultancy’s former head of ecology, Simon James, explain how potential hydro-ecological impacts of a utility’s water abstractions were assessed using modelling
Scottish firm Filter Clear has shrugged off the recession with its Spruce Filter product, increasing staff threefold and keeping its turnover in the pink of health. Natasha Wiseman reveals how four is the company's lucky number
A range of legislation affects health and safety in the water industry. Geoff Hooke, secretary general to the British Safety Industry Federation reminds employers where to direct their attention
Researchers investigating the cause of the devastating earthquake that shook China's Sichuan Province last May believe it may have been a man-made disaster.
Ofwat has demanded flood risk assessment be included in April's five-year exercise. Justin Butler, managing director of Ambiental Technical Solutions, explains the assessment and protection measures utilities need to take
Are Britain's water companies being too complacent about security? David Taylor Smith, chief executive of G4S Security Services, says the water industry has to up its game to ensure vital resources remain safe
Nick Chesters, May Gurney's regional M&E manager and general framework manager for Severn Trent Water, examines a biogas-harvesting project that is used to fuel combined heat and power units at three plants
Peak water is a new concept that indicates that the era of easy access to water is coming to an end. Professor Malin Falkenmark of the Stockholm International Water Institute believes it reveals that a rethink is needed
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