Edie+ articles on this day... for April 2009, 2008, 2005, 2000

Take a trip into the past and see what articles were in published in April 2009, 2008, 2005, 2000

April 2009

The UK's 'green budget' has divided opinion among environmental industries and campaign groups. Below edie rounds up some of post-match analysis.
Water companies will invest around £27B in the industry over the next five years, says Water UK. It is important that works are kept on schedule and disruption is minimised. Fundamental to this is an efficient supply chain. Paul Quinn reports.
Businesses involved in the CRC will soon be asked to look at their environmental impact in a way they have never done before. Laurent Mineau of EDF Energy says that gathering the data will be the toughest, and most important, part of the process
» Interview: Steve Howard, The Climate Group - "I'm obsessed with this problem"
» Closing the flood gates with SUDS
» Climate change at heart of AMP plans
» A snappy solution for nappy recycling
» The Corgin foam skimmer says goodbye to scum
» Environment Agency urges smart metering
» Tips for a greener mobile workforce


April 2008

One London council is testing an innovative thermal treatment system to reduce waste at source from housing estates. Dean Stiles reports
German fault-finding firm SebaKMT has increased its turnover by 10% in five years. It puts its success down to innovation - and technological leadership.
Three companies with groundbreaking products are in the final stretch of the race for the Water Industry Achievement Awards' second Innovative Technology Award. Natasha Wiseman checks out their form
» Is your consultant giving you value for money?
» Fighting the failure of sustainable drainage
» Boris pitches for green Mayor
» Climate Change Bill under industry spotlight
» Environmental Case Law Summary, April 2008
» Integrated action is the solution
» Member states warned over falling short on Euro-law


April 2005

Vexamus Water looks at how using Lamella separators in settlement tanks can improve potable water treatment process and help WTWs keep within more stringent parameters
Dr Paul Fogg of ADAS, the UK's largest provider of rural and environmental solutions and policy advice, and one of the UK's pioneers of biobed development explains why their use could soon be widespread.
ADAS' Kirk Hill examines the issue of silt pollution from construction and discusses some of the things that industry can do on-site to tackle the problem.
» Water management:
» Iron supply hangs
» Edie environmental case law update (April 2005)
» Roll up for the
» MARAD allows export of nine more ghost ships to the UK
» Top of the range recycling kit turns on the power
» Case C-449/03 Commission v France: France in breach of waste tip operating rules


April 2000

The designers of a modification for hopper-bottomed clarifiers believe they have found a way to make significant improvements in the equipment's performance. The simple modification, developed by BHR Group Ltd, transforms the flow patterns within the clarifier, producing a much more stable and un
Contaminated land site investigations and risk assessments may cover a plethora of chemical substances, but few take into account explosive ordnance contamination which can affect both green and brownfield sites. George Anderson of BACTEC International Ltd ­ an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (E
Precise chemical dosing is an essential element of water treatment. Bran + Luebbe believes automated make-up plants are a way of making the grade.
» De-centralised control for Colchester WTW
» Precautions advised for tar-lined supply pipes
» 'Green' taxes set to shape future
» Tired and tested technology
» Plastics scene
» Environmental assessment: a helping hand for EMS?
» The law or the land?