Tag : Water & environment
ICE urges 'leadership' on climate changeSubscription
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) says it is asking members to “show leadership” on environmental issues after being called on to demonstrate how it is helping to combat climate change.
Throughout history, engineers have been challenged to deliver ‘better’ solutions but this has mostly resulted in the continued use of traditional drainage materials, such as pipe for conveyance, but rarely delivered innovation.
Interview | Nevil MuncasterSubscription
Getting engineers to return to the profession’s origins is at the heart of how Yorkshire Water plans to spend around £1.5bn over the next few years.
Industry View | Climate changeSubscription
For infrastructure professionals, climate change has to be the next big cultural and behavioural shift.
Local authorities should be given more technical support to devise and implement schemes to clean up dirty air, a report by MPs has found.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the UK transport sector are increasing, despite an overall decrease in CO2 emissions from fossil fuels, according to a climate science publishing body.
The arrival of the so-called Beast from the East – freezing weather sweeping in from Russia - followed by Storm Emma saw the UK blanketed in snow as severe weather warnings were issued across the country.
Affinity Water awards £55M HS2 frameworkSubscription
Barhale and a Glan Agua Farrans JV (GAFJV) have been awarded places on High Speed 2’s (HS2) £55M process and network modifications framework for Affinity Water.
Race on for £1.1bn Yorkshire Water partnershipSubscription
Yorkshire Water has begun the search for partners for a £1.1bn alliance to deliver the next asset management plan.
Northern Ireland Water has opened up the bidding for places on its £1.68bn water and sewerage framework.