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A Cautionary Tale

13.09.2021, 14:54 A Cautionary Tale The Business Sprinkler Alliance comments on a recent fire at an unsprinklered warehouse in Coventry in the United Kingdom which was attended by ten fire engines and 70 firefighters.   Warwickshire and West Midlands Fire Service have confirmed the fire, which took place on 19th August, completely destroyed the RAM…

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Guide to UK Biowaste Environmental Permitting Regulations

28.04.2021, 14:44 Guide to UK Biowaste Environmental Permitting Regulations Environmental consultant WRM has produced a downloadable guide to Regulation 61 Notices which are being issued by the Environment Agency (EA) to operators of Biowaste treatment facilities in England.   An invaluable read for anyone in the biowaste sector, the guide outlines what assessments and reports…

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Inauguration of ESA Chair

27.11.2020, 14:12 Inauguration of ESA Chair Gavin Graveson, Executive Vice-President of Veolia UK & Ireland, has been inaugurated as the new Chair of the Environmental Services Association (ESA), succeeding Viridor managing director, Phil Piddington.   ESA Chairs are elected bi-annually from its board of directors, with member organisations having invested billion of pounds during the…

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Regulatory Support for Wastewater Guidance

18.06.2020, 08:20 Regulatory Support for Wastewater Guidance British Water has published new technical guidance for users of packaged treatment plants which includes updated information on environmental regulatory standards and legislation. The UK’s four environmental regulators, the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, Northern Ireland Environment Agency and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, all support publication of…

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Launch of COVID-19 Disinfection Service

30.04.2020, 17:53 Launch of COVID-19 Disinfection Service Veolia has launched a COVID-19 disinfection service to provide complaint treatment for businesses after lockdown and prior to reopening. Delivered by the company’s emergency response teams, the service eradicates the health and safety risks associated with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 in buildings or on sites. By…

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Keeping Wastewater Treatment within Consent

29.04.2020, 13:43 Keeping Wastewater Treatment within Consent Andrew Baird, technical director for environmental wastewater consultancy WPL explains why robust wastewater treatment is essential for conforming with new Zero Pollutions requirements from the Environment Agency (EA) in the UK.  With the Environment Agency making its Zero Pollutions expectations clear to the UK’s water industry, there has never been greater need…

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Cornish Wastewater Contract

11.10.2019, 20:30 Cornish Wastewater Contract Wastewater treatment specialist WPL has won the contract to provide wastewater treatment at a holiday park in Juliots Well in North Cornwall.   The onsite underground installation will replace an existing septic tank and includes a HiPAF (high performance aerated filter) modular treatment plant.   Civil engineering specialist Aqua-Tech Consultancy…

Events

Preparing Your Business for Flooding

12.08.2019, 14:44 Preparing Your Business for Flooding With an estimated 70 per cent of UK businesses unprepared for flooding, Mark Griffiths, flood resilience specialist with environmental consultancy Adler and Allan, explains the importance of risk assessment to business continuity planning.   Less than a week after a temperature of 38.7 degrees Centigrade was recorded at…

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Protecting Commercial Property from Water Damage

20.05.2019, 14:10 Protecting Commercial Property from Water Damage Life safety products manufacturer Vimpex is marketing a configurable water leak detection system which is designed to protect commercial property from water damage which is estimated at around £800 million annually in the United Kingdom. The Vimpex Hydrosense system incorporates Hydro-Cryer voice sounders to protect areas where water ingress…

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Protecting Commercial Property from Water Damage

20.05.2019, 14:10 Protecting Commercial Property from Water Damage Life safety products manufacturer Vimpex is marketing a configurable water leak detection system which is designed to protect commercial property from water damage which is estimated at around £800 million annually in the United Kingdom. The Vimpex Hydrosense system incorporates Hydro-Cryer voice sounders to protect areas where water ingress…

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