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
An innovative solar scheme which produces energy from both sides of a solar panel has been installed at a Scottish Water site to support the company’s drive towards net zero emissions.
Caledonia Water Alliance (CWA) has used carbon fibre reinforced polymers (CFRP) to rehabilitate pipes on a project near Falkirk.
Construction works have commenced on the installation of a new section of Rising Foul Sewer Main between Pickaquoy Road and Ayre Road in Kirkwall, including crossing a section of the Peedie Sea. Orkney Builders (Contractors) Limited have begun the installation of a new section of sewer rising main,&
Scottish Water has reappointed the Atkins and RPS Group joint venture onto its latest Technical Consultancy framework to provide a range of specialist technical services in a contract worth £30 million.
Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has visited to see the investment that Scottish Water is making in the future of Turriff Water Treatment Works. A £15 million project is in progress which will help to ensure the site can continue to provide local communities with a reliable supply of cle