This week’s Global Engineering Congress (GEC) is being held in Westminster. The five day meeting is a joint effort by the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to spur practical action on climate change, clean water, clean energy, innovation, infrastructure and sustainable cities. A key outcome will be […]

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Environment Agency and Natural England have released a new (Sept) update on the Water Environment Grant (WEG). Update Details 316 applications for the scheme have now been assessed for eligibility and scored against the prioritisation criteria. Those applications which are eligible are now going through a process of quality assurance (QA) and checks to make […]

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EA ‘The Environment Agency announced that water companies need to do more to protect the environment and published the annual Water Company Environmental Performance report highlighting that severe pollution incidents caused by water companies rose for the third year running last year. Although there has been a gradual improving trend in environmental performance over recent years, the […]

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Comment: A further step rippling from Labour’s threat to renationalise the water industry. MPs are sharpening their knives and even a cursory glimpse of the report on the collapse of Carillion will reveal a new appetite for highlighting boardroom greed. Carillion collapsed as a result of “recklessness, hubris and greed” among directors who put their […]

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