Edie+ articles on this day... for November 2002, 2001, 1998, 1993

Take a trip into the past and see what articles were in published in November 2002, 2001, 1998, 1993

November 2002

Alan Bell, marketing manager with KSB assesses the possibility of making reductions in energy consumption by looking at life cycle costing when choosing and operating pumps
With a lack of groundwater and limited storage capacity Jersey is designated an area of water scarcity. Howard Snowden tells WWT about challenges facing the water company
Bryan Vincent from Vexamus Water believes that extending or replacing your effluent plant with one or more of an increasing number of treatment options could dramatically reduce your water bills and minimise environmental risk. Effluent, grey water, dirt
» Derelict gasworks transformed for landmark housing
» Audit Commission runs the rule over Las
» International trade in British water expertise
» EU set to transform UK noise regulation
» Jersey: laying down the law
» Training keeps sustainability on track
» Colliery site regeneration provides 1,000 jobs


November 2001

One florescent lamp contains enough mercury to pollute 30,000 litres of water, yet they are regularly sent to landfill.
A tax on the commercial exploitation of aggregate will come into effect 1 April 2002, requiring companies to register and pay for the environmental impacts of virgin aggregate extraction. Beverly La Ferla reports.
Microwave-induced pyrolysis separates laminates in cartons (left) into their aluminium and hydrocarbon components (middle and right)Pyrolysis is one of the principal routes for recycling plastic wastes. In such a process both the calorific and chemical values of the plastic are recovered, as opposed to incineration in which the chemical value of the polymer is completely lost. Most research and development on pyrolysis
» Certain things should help
» Membranes boost water re-use
» Regeneration site demonstrates 'suitable for use' approach
» Waste timber: free resource separate
» Site remediation paves the way for London Dockland homes
» EIC assesses impact of the Landfill Directive on the remediation of contaminated land
» Looking after the grey matter


November 1998

Greywater recycling systems, which use water from baths, showers and hand-basins to flush WCs, are being tested in a number of projects across the UK. Peter Minting examines their potential for use in residential developments.
Every water company has a top hit list of problem DMAs ­ the ones with huge nightlines which elude all efforts to track down leakage, writes Charles Harris and Roger Ironmonger of Primayer. These invariably include unmeasured trade users ­ the number one headache for leakage practitioners.
Four university teams ­ University of Bradford, University of East Anglia, Brunel University and Imperial College ­ have formed a research consortium examining important inter-related aspects of monitoring, modelling and leakage management in the water distribution network. Professor I Torsun
» If it's really leaking, just go and find it
» The longest of journeys begins . . .
» Pass the parcel obligations
» Cleaning up with disinfection design software
» Investment goes west
» Toxicity testing times
» Descartes' dream at Severn Trent water supply


November 1993