NEWS and developments from UKWIR

We regularly publish News Articles on our website to inform our members and the general public of developments within the organisation.


News Articles

Steve Kaye judging 2020 Water Industry Awards

Recognising the best of the best, the annual Water Innovations Awards, organised by Water and Wastewater treatment (WWT) will be held 20th May 2020 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

Published On 15/11/2019

UKWIR Leakage Projects Completed by Servelec Technologies

Servelec have completed two projects for UKWIR regarding managing leakage

Published On 01/10/2019

Answering the Big Questions

Innovation in the water industry and the UKWIR Big Question programme.

Published On 11/09/2019

Sink to River - River to Tap: Review of Potential Risks from Microplastics

UKWIR – the UK and Irish water industry’s research body – has commissioned the first study of its kind in the UK to develop a robust approach to sampling and detection of microplastic particles in the treated water cycle. This included accurately measuring the presence of microplastic particles in potable (drinking) water, treated wastewater and in the solid residues (sludge) produced by both the water and wastewater treatment processes.

Published On 09/09/2019

Best Practice For Trunk Main Flow Monitoring Areas - call for Expression of Interest on new project

This new UKWIR project is available for contractors to express interest until midnight on 26th September 2019.

Published On 30/08/2019

Asset Health Indicators - Forward Looking Metrics - Call for Expression of Interest

This project supporting UKWIR's Big Question "What is the true cost of maintaining assets and how do we get this better reflected in the regulatory decision making process' is open for Expression of Interest.

Published On 12/08/2019

Call for Expression of Interest on new project - Quantifying & Reducing Direct GHG Emissions from Treatment Processes

The new project "Quantifying and reducing direct greenhouse gas emissions from waste and water treatment processes" will be open for Expression of Interest from 12th August to 8th September.

Published On 12/08/2019

15% Discount for UKWIR Members for the 2019 Water Industry Conference

WWT Water Industry Innovation Conference 2019 5 December 2019| National Conference Centre, Birmingham

Published On 08/08/2019



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