15 young men at Deerbolt Young Offenders Institute get the Chance For Change
A three day conference hosted by Teesside University will discuss how the water industry is driving the green agenda.
Utility infrastructure services provider Fastflow has secured an extension of its framework contract with Northumbrian Water (NWL) to March 2015.
Nominations are being sought for two of the North East’s most prestigious annual awards.
Darlington Borough Council is continuing to manage the impacts of the landslip on the A67 at Low Carlbury between High Coniscliffe and Piercebridge.
Water consumers across England and Wales facing an average increase of £13 on their 2013/14 household bill could dilute the impact on their pocket by taking some top money saving tips from the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater).
Marden Quarry – which is one of North Tyneside’s four Green Flag parks - is back in operation as extensive repair works near completion and improvements begin.
An important milestone has been reached for the Science Central development following the unveiling of a major campaign aimed at attracting potential investors and developers to what is one of the country’s biggest city centre regeneration projects.
Average bill to rise by 0.5% above inflation to £388 - £25 billion investment programme over five year period
Ofwat has announced proposals to change the way it regulates the water and sewerage sectors to drive more efficient, customer-focused companies, and ensure more sustainable water use.
A shortlist of transport priorities that will ignite regional economic growth has been drawn up by the North East’s two leading business membership organisations.
People and wildlife could be better protected from Britain’s worsening flooding problems and even use them to gain a range of benefits, through new guidance published this week.
The shortlist for the region’s largest awards celebrating the achievements of the tourism industry has been decided after businesses and individuals from across the region volunteered their time and services to help judge and organise the event.
According to research up to half of us still don′t have our water pipes protected against the cold weather, and many more of us aren′t sure how to deal with things if we do have a problem.
Soldiers from 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault) are using Air Portable Ferry Bridge (APFB) equipment to cross Kielder Water, the biggest man-made lake in northern Europe.
New figures that show which of England’s bathing waters have met strict quality standards have been published by Defra today.
Serious industrial pollution incidents have fallen to their lowest level for over a decade, the Environment Agency announced today.
Each winter businesses suffer frozen and burst pipes because they are not as prepared as they could be for exceptionally cold periods of weather.
Government must overhaul current structures to meet funding gaps
A training workshop designed to provide learning opportunities for young people living in residential care has today been declared ′officially open′.
Northumbrian Water has been awarded 5 stars in the Recognised for Excellence (R4E) programme.
Newcastle City Council is teaming up with a national charity to give help and advice to anyone who has been affected by the recent floods or would like assistance in protecting their home from future flooding.
Kielder Water Sailing Club has gained Windsurf Recognised Training Centre accreditation from the RYA and is now a Team15 club.
Four times as many households and businesses in England* could be at risk of flooding in the next twenty years if further steps are not taken to prepare for climate change
The Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) revealed today that for water and sewerage services, there is a large gap between customers’ satisfaction with the service they receive and its value for money.
A Newcastle University student will travel to Rio de Janeiro next week to attend the Rio +20 Earth Summit and report back live on the debates that could shape the future of our planet.
Innovating to meet customer needs will shape the future of our industry
A series of video self-help guides for customers scooped the Institute of Water Innovation Award for Veolia Water Central on Friday (18 May).
Olympic champion Duncan Goodhew and Great Britain junior swimmers Jess Thielmann and Phoebe Lenderyou will join Ashington school children to mark the return of the British Gas Pools 4 schools initiative at Ashington High School.
The Institute of Water has joined other professional bodies licensed by the Engineering Council in making a commitment to technicians of the future, in recognition of their importance to society and the economy of the UK.
Four lucky engineers have won a competition to attend the Institute of Water’s Annual Conference through a competition held for employees in the 3 Northern water companies.
The roadworks that have been in place in Morpeth town centre from 16th January to allow for essential utility maintenance works, and non-essential highway works are now complete on schedule.
Morrison Utility Services has won the Institute of Water’s first Northern Area Innovation Award.
The Consumer Council for Water will be discussing the implications of the Government’s White Paper on Water - Water for Life, when it meets in Chester-le-Street on Wednesday 14 March.
The winner of the Institute of Water National Innovation Awards 2012 will be given the opportunity to showcase their winning idea at Water UK’s Innovation Hub.