A pioneering project that is the first of its kind in the UK will see Scottish Water harness hydropower from waste water.
Six local authorities have been confirmed for the Key Agencies Group collaborative support offer following today’s release of the new Scottish Government guidance for producing Local Development Plans (LDPs). Pilot work on the Collaborative Local Development Plan Offer will be taken forward wi
A solar scheme of "seismic proportions" is now live at Scottish Water’s most energy-intensive site.
Architect and TV presenter George Clarke has issued the final call for entries to a creative challenge which will shape the design of a £25 million complex-needs facility. Young people across the country are being invited to take part in a design brief to imagine how a new inclusive community
Scottish Water has completed an operation to replace a battered 130-year-old bridge at Milngavie Reservoirs in East Dunbartonshire as part of a massive facelift for the popular beauty spot. The complex operation was vital to upgrade key infrastructure at the reservoirs, which supply drinking water t
A wide-ranging plan to reduce the risk of flooding across Ayrshire has been published.
Alex Plant has been appointed chief executive of Scottish Water and will take over from Douglas Millican when he steps down from the role on 31 May 2023 after a decade in the post. Mr Plant is currently director of strategy and regulation at Anglian Water, which supplies services to seven million pe
A major new solar energy development at Scottish Water's most energy-intensive asset is now under construction. The £5 million investment by Scottish Water Horizons, the utility’s commercial subsidiary, will see 8,448 ground-mounted solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels installed at Balmore Wat
State-of-the-art drones and lasers are being used together for the first time in Britain to improve Scotland’s sewers and are helping Scottish Water to reduce its carbon emissions. A combination of hi-tech drones and laser technology adapted for use in the waste water Industry is being deploye
A renewable energy developer is planning to build three battery energy storage systems across three Scottish Water sites in Renfrewshire. The battery energy storage systems would play an important role in balancing supply and demand and providing niche services to support the operation of the electr
A £10 million upgrade to the Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTW) serving customers in Ellon has been completed, boosting the site’s capacity by around one third. The project means that the WWTW is able to support the town’s growing community while continuing to protect the local env
Caledonia Water Alliance has introduced an HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) fuel pump at its Monkton depot in South Ayrshire. The 22-acre operating centre is the main site for CWA’s operations in central Scotland and will be used to fuel diggers, excavators, and HGV lorries with the second-gen
Scottish Water has awarded a first-place framework agreement to Groundforce for the hire of trenching and shoring equipment. The framework award is based on a ranked allocation with Groundforce being ranked first of the two suppliers, meaning that all core requirements will be offered to Groundforce
Along with Environmental Techniques, Good Friday Robotics and Scottish Water, Caledonia Water Alliance (CWA) has won the Pipeline Industries Guild Utility Pipeline Technology Award 2022 for adapting drones for advanced, safer sewer surveys. Many sewers in Scotland are difficult to survey using tradi
Investment in Scottish Water’s intelligent asset base on its waste water infrastructure, including remote sensors and data-driven insight, is set to improve its service to customers, protect the environment, reduce costs and assist in its journey towards net zero carbon emissions. The early st