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Septic Tank Permit ChangesJanuary 07, 2015
News: The UK Environment Agency are reviewing and revising the conditions of existing permits for discharge of septic tanks to watercourses. Taken f... [MORE]

Vortex sewage treatment system sales to IcelandFebruary 25, 2013
 VORTEX sewage treatment plants enter Iceland. This is the first time that we have taken orders for any sewage treatment plant sales to Ic... [MORE]

WTE Exports to KurdistanJanuary 09, 2013
WTE Ltd. has just exported 10 FALCON sewage treatment plants to Kurdistan. These plants range from 12 to 150 populations and form the first part of... [MORE]

Older septic tanks escape the Irish upgradeJanuary 23, 2012
Older septic tanks will not be forced to upgrade to the latest Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards under the Water Services Bill, Minist... [MORE]

Toddler dies in a tragic sewage accidentJanuary 11, 2012
MOSCOW  — Police in Bryansk, a rural Russian city say an 18-month-old child was swept into the underground municipal sewage system w... [MORE]

Septic Tank Fees for IrelandNovember 15, 2011
Septic tank owners in Ireland have a new financial burden looming. All septic tanks must now be registered and inspections of the tanks undertaken ... [MORE]

Build your house with sewageSeptember 27, 2011
Yorkshire Water has teamed up with Leeds University to trial house blocks made from incinerated sewage ash. The blocks combine ash from incinerated... [MORE]

Paris uses sewer pipes to heat buildingsApril 13, 2011
Paris is ahead of the UK by utilising heat from sewer pipes. Heat recovered from sewer pipes is being used to heat a primary school using a new heat... [MORE]

Otters back from the brink of extinction November 08, 2010
Sewage and pesticide polluted rivers three decades ago almost wiped out England ’s otter population. However, now that many of these pesticide... [MORE]

Anglian Water Fined for Sewage Pollution of the River CrouchJuly 24, 2010
Anglian Water has been fined £20,000 with £28,837 in costs for polluting a river, killing hundreds of fish, eels and shrimp. Sewag... [MORE]

Environment Agency changes the RulesMarch 01, 2010
As of April 6th, you may no longer require a Consent to Discharge for domestic sewage discharges of under 5M3 to watercourse and 2M3 to ground. &nb... [MORE]

Surfers Against Sewage force the Water Companies to do the 'Walk Of SHAME'January 20, 2010
Clean water campaigners Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) were on hand to greet water company executives with the walk of shame as they entered the appea... [MORE]

Human Sewage Dumped in AntarcticaNovember 06, 2009
Antarctica, the only unpolluted continent on Earth is not so pristine any more. Human sewage is being dumped there as World  governments clo... [MORE]

Artificial trees to reduce CO2 emissionsAugust 27, 2009
Artificial trees are to be used to cut CO2 emisssions.  Shame they don't plant real ones instead, decentralise sewage treatment  and install... [MORE]

Thames Water pollutes the ThamesAugust 03, 2009
Thames rowers up-in-oars at sewage dump 1:20pm Friday 31st July 2009 Rowers are asking Thames Water to step-up efforts to protect river users and ... [MORE]

Hotel owners fined for not maintaining the sewage plantJuly 29, 2009
Hampshire hotel fined for sewage treatment plant failure The owners of a Hampshire hotel have been fined by the Environment Agency for a failing... [MORE]

Zero Carbom Homes TargetJuly 16, 2009
John Healey, the  Housing Minister, announced tougher new energy standards for all new homes today.   From 2016, all new ... [MORE]

Scottish septic tank and small sewage treatment work owners: register for free until 31 MayMay 03, 2009
Reminder to septic tank and small sewage treatment work owners: register for free until 31 May Scotland's environment watchdog is reminding peop... [MORE]

Changes in the Consent to Discharge regulationsJanuary 25, 2009
As of 22nd January 2009 The Environment Agency no longer requires Consent for discharges of sewage from a small sewage treatment plant or ... [MORE]

Exeter property owner pays for ‘poor quality’ sewage from housingAugust 23, 2008
Exeter property owner pays for ‘poor quality’ sewage from housing A Somerset company was ordered on the 4th August to pay £3,000 ... [MORE]