edie feature articles on this day... for June 2011, 2010, 2007, 2002

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in June 2011, 2010, 2007, 2002


June 2011

Priority substances debated

UK utility leaders joined a gathering of European water quality experts to discuss priority substances, at a round table event hosted by Scottish Water.
Claire Smith reports

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Localism versus planning: uneasy bedfellows?

In the context of the Localism agenda, will the Waste Review do enough to secure the delivery of future infrastructure? Rebecca Eatwell attempts to find out

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How Plan A is plotting a path to zero waste

Marks & Spencer needs no plan B when it comes to resource efficiency - its latest business report makes for some enviable reading, as Maxine Perella finds out

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· Government buy-in is essential to achieve low-carbon transition

· VSD trial beats ragging blockages

· Getting smarter all the time

· Adapting for a changing climate

· Getting to the gritty part

· Stuff and nonsense - we need to design to last

· Can large-scale water recycling work in England?



June 2010

New forestry act for Northern Ireland

An act covering commercial forestry and the protection of Northern Ireland's wooded areas has come into force in the province.

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Home Information Packs scrapped

The obligation to provide information on the environmental perfromance of homes when selling them has been scrapped by the new Government.

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Does your software satisfy your needs?

Most manufacturers provide weighing systems, but how can you be sure that the associated software is up to standard? Simon Hallam offers some pointers.

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· Home Energy Certificates amended

· Where is our energy going to come from?

· ‘Put theory into practice’

· Northern Ireland and Scotland revisit air quality regs

· SWS contracts up for grabs before year-end

· pH water – the silent polluter

· Court in the act of waste recycling



June 2007

Navigating brownfield issues

The publication of a new strategy to support the reuse of brownfield land signals a renewed hope for England's legacy of sites, writes Stephen Cox

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Councils get their priorities straight

Local authorities are currently undergoing a shake-up of the way they deal with their environmental responsibilities. Rob Bell reports on the enforcement priority review

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Licensed to swill

The Environment Agency has found that many small or packaged WwTWs are inadequately maintained or serviced, and present an unacceptable risk of pollution. A new training course aims to address the problem. John Aldridge explains.

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· Water industry unites on a night to remember

· The great grant farce

· Environmental Legislation Summary June 07

· Austria accepts habitat protection not up to scratch

· Coping under pressure

· Quality Protocol: does it hit the right spot?

· Yorkshire overhauls its largest works



June 2002

deep sidewall saves on space

Space constraints at Dunfermline WwTW led Paterson Candy to use a North American final settlement tank design which increases upflow velocity, allowing a reduced tank diameter

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IT changes working practice

Severn Trent explains how laptops will streamline maintenance work

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Results are a matter of time

Timothy Whitmore of WRc looks at rapid microbiological monitoring

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· Floating aerators cut ammonia levels

· Integrated management: the art of doing two things at once

· Waste industry looks to growth in 'charge by weight'

· Bridging the gap

· A break from the old regime

· Control the cost of pumping

· The economics of treatment versus discharge