edie feature articles on this day... for October 2010, 2009, 2006, 2001

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in October 2010, 2009, 2006, 2001


October 2010

Yorkshire invests to stop sewer flooding

Yorkshire Water is spending £120M to upgrade its wastewater treatment works and sewer network as part of a £120M five-year programme to further protect homes in the region from the misery of sewer flooding. Work will be undertaken at the company's sewage treatment sites across the region, where wast

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That's a load better for the facility operators

Carbon powder dust was causing a health hazard to water treatment workers in the US city of Lafayette and Swift Current, Canada. But bulk loading systems solved the problem.

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Stressed on the job?

Absenteeism and low morale is rife among waste operatives in the public sector with many managers ill-equipped to deal with the problem, according to a report

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· Seeing is believing for InterfaceFLOR

· "It should be a green economy that Dr King would be proud of"

· No time to stand still for ambitious M&S

· Royal Haskoning looks for Azerbaijan flood solutions

· Opportunity for Defra to get to grips with food labelling laws

· A new dawn for the industry?

· Birds Eye focuses on green future



October 2009

Stars of the water industry set to shine at ceremony

Forget the current economic climate and the forthcoming General Election, there are more important matters to attend to ¨C entering the Water Industry Achievement Awards 2010. Yes, the awards are under way. It is time to get nominations rolling in for awards that not only reward excellence in all as

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Carbon footprint the key to future tenders

MEASURING THE carbon footprint of operations to reduce carbon usage will become as routine as health and safety policies for contractors, said United Utilities (UU). "Sustainability is fast on the heels of health and safety to become a minimum criteria for tenders," said Kieran Brocklebank, head of

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Interserve delighted by refurbishment win

SERVICES, MAINTENANCE and building group Interserve has secured a place on Severn Trent's £40M property framework alongside two other contractors.

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· Industry stability at stake

· Take control, drop the mole

· Easy to use - and ever so accurate

· The perfect predictive maintenance solution

· Equipment that's built to last - and low on energy use

· Feed the world

· Stars of industry will win



October 2006

Rethinking remediation

Cleaning up a contaminated site can cause protracted headaches for developers. But delays to construction can be avoided, writes Martin Richell

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Cleanaway gain puts Veolia in pole position

As Veolia sets about integrating Cleanaway into its business, Maxine Perella caught up with chief executive Cyrille du Peloux to find out what this means for the waste industry

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Environmental Case Law Summary, October 06

This month the conservation of bird habitats stole the limelight on the European stage, with Spain and Ireland receiving warnings from the EU over their breach of the Birds Directive. Attempts by the British Aggregates Association to undermine tax exemptions for recycled materials as illegal and unf

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· Going Zero on Carbon: It can be done

· Eighteen years old, and still pumping

· Boxes or bins? The kerbside safety debate

· Taking transport solutions to the max

· Don't chase the wind - capture it

· Fast forward: Quicker and cheaper ways to cut emissions through energy efficient technology.

· Court rules on German habitat case



October 2001

Bio-test monitors benzene emissions

Chemical exposure has been a growing concern for over forty years. Although emission controls have improved considerably, demands for higher quality industrial and municipal life create a need for more comprehensive methods of chemical exposure measurement. Until now regulatory agencies hav

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Plug into concrete protection

The Corrosion Preventation Association explains cathodic protection

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R&D agreement will focus on UV systems

UV treatment will be extended to include organic micropollutant destruction from municipal drinking water supplies

Canada-based Trojan Technologies Inc. (TSE/TUV) has entered into an agreement with N.V. PWN Water Supply Company North-Holland (PWN) to collaborate in the research, design, optimisation and installation of ultraviolet (UV) treatment systems.

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· Real-time monitoring in Moldova

· Utilities in organised chaos

· Contamination cover

· EMS in regeneration

· Energy management steps forward

· Time to take the test

· Changing chromatographer