2 05, 2018

The Future of The UK Water Sector

May 2nd, 2018|Water Industry|Comments Off on The Future of The UK Water Sector

There has been a massive debate regarding the future of the water sector in the past few years. Many water companies have contributed their expertise, research platforms and opinions on this crucial matter. Although the water sector in the [...]

23 04, 2018

Extreme Facts About the Bottled Water Industry

April 23rd, 2018|Water Industry|Comments Off on Extreme Facts About the Bottled Water Industry

Once upon a time, water used to be free. In some sense that’s still true when looking at countries that have plenty to spare, such as the U.S. Unfortunately, that doesn't stop the world from spending more than a [...]

21 12, 2017

It is Time to Get Smarter About Water Consumption

December 21st, 2017|Water Industry, Water News|Comments Off on It is Time to Get Smarter About Water Consumption

The world is on the precipice of a major water-shortage, especially in cities. This is due to the fact that much of the infrastructure dates back to the 1900s, at which time a mere 15% of the global population [...]

10 11, 2017

Water Cooler Market Growth in the UK

November 10th, 2017|Office Water Coolers, Water Coolers, Water Industry|Comments Off on Water Cooler Market Growth in the UK

While the residential water cooler market in many countries is already large and growing, it has not really taken hold in the UK as yet, but is slowly growing, together with hot water boilers and under-counter machines. The water [...]

11 10, 2017

The Bottled Water Industry and Natural Disasters

October 11th, 2017|Environmental Matters, Water Industry|Comments Off on The Bottled Water Industry and Natural Disasters

The bottled water industry can generally be seen at the forefront of relief efforts during natural disasters and other catastrophic events, as has again been seen during the recent bout of Hurricanes like Harvey and Maria, as well as [...]

27 09, 2017

Innovative Software to Foster Collaborative Working

September 27th, 2017|This Is Water, Water Industry|Comments Off on Innovative Software to Foster Collaborative Working

Thames Water is utilising innovative software to cut costs, enhance health and safety and foster collaborative working across the company’s major projects. The technology, a digital software, Synchro, allows for a 3D model to be constructed and then synced [...]

12 09, 2017

The 2017 Institute of Water Annual Conference

September 12th, 2017|Water Industry|Comments Off on The 2017 Institute of Water Annual Conference

The Institute of Water Annual Conference 2017, a key event in the calendars of the water and utility sectors, took place at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester on 14-15 June, and was attended by around 150 individuals from [...]

6 09, 2017

Major Resilience Project in International Water Utility Sector Underway

September 6th, 2017|Water Industry, Water News|Comments Off on Major Resilience Project in International Water Utility Sector Underway

the Water Research Foundation (WRF) has recently funded a major research project focused on the implementation of risk management practice in international water utilities, which will be undertaken by Cranfield University. The $300,000 project, Real-life enterprise resilience, which is [...]

24 08, 2017

New Water Sector Cyber Security Survey Launched

August 24th, 2017|This Is Water, Water Industry, Water News|Comments Off on New Water Sector Cyber Security Survey Launched

The water sector is generating more and more data from information centres, customer information, AI systems and assets, presenting it with growing challenges surrounding cyber security. While all this data is critical to the effective functioning of the sector [...]

23 08, 2017

Ofwat Chief Cathryn Ross to Join Private Sector

August 23rd, 2017|Water Industry, Water News|Comments Off on Ofwat Chief Cathryn Ross to Join Private Sector

Cathryn Ross, chief executive of Britain’s water regulator, Ofwat, will be leaving at the end of 2017 to take up a senior position in the private sector that is totally unconnected to the industry. Ross is praised as ‘transformational [...]