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

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


November 2011

Integral towing head improves 'no dig' applications

Polyethylene pipe specialist, GPS PE Pipe Systems, has developed an innovative factory sealed pipe with integral towing head. The company says the this eliminates the risk of towing head failure and reduces installation times for trenchless installations.

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Time to get happy with nappy composting

OCS/Cannon Hygiene is applying New Zealand's composting know-how to the UK's disposable nappy problem. Katie Coyne reports

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Remote monitoring improves PS performance

Water companies anticipating the next infrastructure transfer, the adoption of small pumping stations, should be looking to remote monitoring solutions, says David Johnson, director of sales & marketing for Nortech Management

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· Tasmanian success for firm

· Energy efficiency victory at Victorian pumping station

· Online sewer connections

· B&Q turns old terraced home into a concept 'eco house'

· Demand for carbon transparency increases in the global supply chain

· Brawoliner used at cathedral site

· Caroline Lucas writes for edie



November 2010

Choosing the right pipeline, now and for the future

Concrete pipelines have been in use for over a century and, argues Stuart Crisp, business development director of the Concrete Pipeline Systems Association, they can help build a sustainable future

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Pump study reveals the cost-cutting choices

The water industry needs to tackle its energy bill. UKWIR's Gordon Wheale and Black & Veatch's Malcolm Brandt and Roger Middleton outline the findings of an international study into how this can be achieved

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Lead reduction effort

Morrison Utility Services (MUS) has teamed up with US company Pipe Restoration Technologie (PRT) to form a joint venture - Pipe Restoration Services (PRS).

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· Asda targets increase in sustainable agriculture

· Operational efficiency delivered on Mersey network

· Grontmij delighted by £4M SCADA project success

· A fairer regime for enforcement

· Marks and Spencer's Hanger Reuse scheme

· Data’s written in the stars

· Big society, less water use



November 2007

Italy slow to adopt conservation law

Legal Brief

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Improvements flow through

The environmental benefits of reverse osmosis can often be offset by the impact of the process. Mike Jefferies discusses the developments Avista has made to lessen its negative effects.

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Auctions 'slash prices and harm collaboration'

In the UK water industry, according to a recent poll, just one in three feel that internet reverse auctions are a good thing. Maureen Gaines reports on the newest way to win a contract.

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· Land remediation: let sustainability take root

· Skilling up staff for better service delivery

· Pioneers link up for real-time monitoring

· Italian dig-and-dump case questioned

· ECJ considers pesticide trade rules

· Edie Environmental Legislation Summary November 2007

· Environmental Case Law Summary, November 2007



November 2002

Where does the responsiblity lie?

Producer responsiblity for packaging waste is at the top of every industry’s agenda. Cate Sharp, partner and UK head of environment group at international law firm Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, explains the legal side of packaging waste regulations.

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Water supply in all weathers

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

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Derelict gasworks transformed for landmark housing

A combination of traditional and state-of-the-art techniques has been employed at the former Orwell Gas Works to regenerate a derelict site for housing development

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· Jersey: laying down the law

· Thermal treatment of waste gets heated

· New fuel cooks up a storm

· Sludge Treatment - Process intensification and optimisation

· Colliery site regeneration provides 1,000 jobs

· Audit Commission runs the rule over Las

· International trade in British water expertise