Office of Water Services (Ofwat) consumer body WaterVoice has called for the government to link its current consultation for flooding and coastal defence funding with Ofwat's examination of funding to reduce sewer flooding.
The UK's 4,200 medium size construction companies are losing £280M a year to sickness absence, according to research by income protection provider Unum Provident. This equates to an average cost of 7.2% per company's salary bill.
Engineers using environmentally friendly practices can win a mini-cruise to Spain if they enter the Green Apple Awards 2002, organised by the Green Organisation and sponsored by the Environment Agency. Details and entry forms are available by calling (01604) 810507.