United Utilities introduces wastewater treatment tech to slash emissions

The new system is forecast to lead to power savings of up to 84% compared to older models

Welsh Water commits to net zero by 2040

It has set an aim to cut carbon emissions by 90% by the end of the decade, investing £80m in research and innovation over the next five years

Turkey’s Sabanci Holding announces 2050 net zero emissions goal

The company is also working towards its target of zero waste, increasing its circular business model applications and reviewing its processes

United Utilities issues £300m sustainable bond

The eight-year bond will go towards projects that improve the resilience of water and wastewater infrastructure, reduce carbon emissions and support customers struggling to pay their bills

Brunel University London lands €875k to cut waste, water and energy use from industry

The EU funding makes up a share of more than €10m in total finance aimed at cutting waste, water and energy use from industry

Water treatment company in New Zealand unveils ‘country’s largest’ floating solar array

The system, which covers one hectare of water surface, is expected to support the firm’s cost savings and emissions reductions targets

UK to launch new legally-binding environmental targets by end of 2022

The goals will focus on the improvement of biodiversity, air and water quality as well as reduction of waste

Scottish Water Horizons installs solar panels at reservoir to speed up net zero journey

The new 297kW solar PV system is estimated to offset a quarter of the electricity needed to operate the facility

Portuguese tech firm secures €60k to commercialise wastewater treatment software

AquaInSilico’s software tools help wastewater treatment plants remove phosphorus in a more environmentally friendly way

Severn Trent to install more than 350 EV charging points at its facilities

The company’s EV ambition forms part of its triple carbon pledge, which will also see it achieve carbon-neutrality and use 100% renewable energy by 2030