Conservation

Managing mine water to compete less with communities

While Cape Town residents queue for water from springs as the city’s Day Zero approaches, mines have in recent years made significant strides toward self-sufficiency – not least so as not to compete with communities […]

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In Court

Thames Water will face “its biggest ever fine” after pumping millions of gallons of untreated sewage into the River Thames, a judge has warned

Thames Water will face its “biggest ever fine” after pumping millions of gallons of untreated sewage into the River Thames, a judge has warned.  The company admitted water pollution and other offences at sewage facilities […]

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Science and Technology

Guidelines for Managing Concrete Wash Water

Introduction Under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (as amended in 2012) and the Water Resources Act 1991 (as amended), it is on offence to discharge polluting substances to controlled waters (surface water […]