edie feature articles on this day... for December 1998, 1997, 1994, 1989

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in December 1998, 1997, 1994, 1989


December 1998

Scientists investigate manhole performance

Manholes are often defined simply as a Œmeans of entry for inspection of sewers and drains¹. Here, Brian Dumbleton reports on studies of pollutant transport through manholes and attempts to improve the efficiency of their design.

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Stormwater project meets first major challenge

Water quality has finally shown some signs of improvement off Brighton's beaches, following the completion of what is claimed to be Europe's largest stormwater storage tunnel by Southern Water. Peter Minting reports.

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Chard treatment works cleared for take-off

Chard in Somerset ­ home of the first powered flight ­ is the location for Wessex Water's most recent wastewater treatment works. Built to cope with the town's population growth until the year 2013, the £8 million treatment works has also been designed to blend in with the environment, resulti

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· CIRIA report questions focus on sewer capacity

· Septic sewer treatment reduces load on STWs



December 1997

Resource recovery: the burning issue

Scientists, engineers and economists have long pondered the issues of using waste to produce energy, but mainly in a municipal context. In the first of our seven-part series, Robin Holder, Tal Golesworthy and Peter Davies of consultants Environmental Development Technology, explore the potential

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December 1994



December 1989