edie feature articles on this day... for October 2000, 1999, 1996, 1991

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in October 2000, 1999, 1996, 1991


October 2000

Finance for vehicle options accelerate into top gear

In this latest Tracking Trends Supplement, LAWE reports on the accelerating growth of hire, financial and leasing options available to fleet managers running vehicles and plant in waste and environmental services in both the local authority and private contracting sectors. New providers are e

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Contract hire offers flexible solution

Local authorities, who are responsible for a wide range of transportation-dependent services and local facilities, from refuse collection and street cleansing to mobile libraries and social services transport, can call upon an extensive range of options in purchase, hire or leasing.

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Are our beaches coming clean?

Despite a wealth of projects and a lot of money, Britain's bathing waters are still falling foul of EU law. Chris Webb looks at what has been done and what work needs to be undertaken

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· Current corrosion problems

· Heavy Metals

· Fleet expands to meet customer demand

· Extension rentals can pay off in financing RCV operations

· WRc

· Renewables and sustainables

· Trappings of success



October 1999

Cost-effective odour control in pressurized sewers

What are the options for controlling odour during sewage pumping? Gary Hoyland of Mott MacDonald details the reasons why a dual dosing regime, using both oxygen and nitrate dosing, has been employed in Hong Kong.

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Space-age Swansea plant complete with UV

Welsh Water's showpiece Swansea Bay STW has been opened by the minister for Wales, Alun Michael. Designed by Hyder Consulting and OTV Birwelco, the plant has been praised by environmental groups, including Surfers Against Sewage.

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Management by measurement

"Achieving optimum efficiency has always pre-supposed the ability to measure existing consumption and then to set realistic targets for the future," states Stephen England of Datum Solutions Ltd. "If you can't measure it, you can't manage it", is the well-known saying. Manufacturing plants will mete

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· Intake protection system designed by PPM

· Save with steam

· US public-private water contracts lead the way

· Shell eyes renewables

· Will the developing world face a Y2K disaster?

· Save with steam

· Watching the skies



October 1996



October 1991