edie feature articles on this day... for October 2007, 2006, 2003, 1998
At the end of the month, amendments to the Landfill Directive will require changes to the way in which you dispose of your waste. Do you understand your obligations?
Mixing groundwater and surface water affects the disinfection process and needs careful monitoring, says Michael Strahand, general manager of ATI EuropeRead more
The quantity of private sewerage being transferred to sewerage companies is largely unknown. Claire Brown, a consultant scientist at WRc, reports on a new model to gauge the scale of worksRead more
Tony Hoyle, director of the Sensors for Water Interest Group (Swig), discusses the impact of flow monitoring regulations on key stakeholders and describes the measures that water companies can take to ensure that their flow monitoring schemes are up to scratchRead more
Wind power is emerging as the mainstream path to cutting carbon emissions, but as extra energy cannot be stored much green electricity goes to waste when the wind blows hardest. David Hopkins outlines a way around this problem - an energy storage solution that can turn wind farm output into a steadyRead more
A trade association protecting the interests of the UK's aggregate industry has lost a case in which it argued that making recycled materials tax exempt was unlawful and unfair.Read more
By Craig Sillars of Churngold Remediation
Brownfield site developers, local authorities and owners of contaminated land are currently facing three challenges which could affect the implementation of clean up programmes
Remediation of contaminated sites: An environmental perspective on brownfields regeneration and national strategies.
By Toby Willison, Head of Land Quality, Environment Agency.
The Environment Agency is the Government’s principal adviser on the environment. Our interest in the Government’s policies for regeneration of brownfield land and in the remediation of contamination upon such
From the middle of next year, businesses across the European Union will have the freedom to choose their energy supplier. But will that bring any benefits to the already deregulated UK? Simon Napper assesses the potential impactsRead more
Specialised plant and equipment is playing a key role in the construction and operation landfill sites as examples in this month’s special feature illustrate. The feature also includes an update on the forthcoming EC Draft Landfill Directive which is likely to have major implications for landfillRead more
Over the next few weeks Dennis Eagle is starting to fit its latest piece of computer technology - the Eagle Brain - to all its refuse vehicles made at the company’s manufacturing facility at Warwick.Read more
An award-winning compressed air control system developed and launched in Finland three years ago is now delivering energy savings and productivity gains to UK companies. Angela Himus reports.Read more