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Scottish Water Scientists are Red Hot Metal Detectors

Scientists are making sure Scotland’s water is wholesome and safe for people to drink

04 May 2020

Customers Get WhatsApp Help During Covid-19

Engineers help customers with tap water issues with virtual inspections on WhatsApp to avoid home visits

14 April 2020

Cutting Edge Trial Could Boost Drive to Net Zero

A study is underway to see if hydrogen could be produced at our waste water sites to reduce our carbon footprint

13 March 2020

Surfboard Becomes State-of-the-Art Inspection Device

A simple surfboard has been turned into a state-of-the-art automated inspection device

28 January 2020

BLOG: Incredible Year as Rising Star

Scottish Water Horizon scientist Rebecca Skuce reviews her year as Institute of Water Rising Star.

08 January 2020

Construction Productivity Boost Delivering Wins

New performance programme enhancing productivity and efficiency on our construction sites wins top industry award

16 December 2019

BLOG: Leading Water Innovation in Europe - Ruth McNeil

Project manager Ruth McNeil is impressed by exciting new water innovation in Europe at Water Test Network event in France.

11 December 2019

Harnessing Hydro Power at Daer Water Treatment Works

Upgrade to hydro power scheme in South Lanarkshire can generate enough power to run around 690 homes

11 December 2019

New High-Tech Waste Water Treatment Works Opens

Environment Minister opens £21 million facility in Inverurie which could half the energy used during treatment process

06 December 2019

A 'Dam' Good Solution For Environmental Project

Engineers working in Glasgow’s West End have turned to dam building techniques during the latest phase of a multi-million pound project 

20 November 2019

Earthworms and Water Fleas Trialled to Treat Waste Water

Innovative international study aiming to protect and improve water resources around the world

12 November 2019

Waste water treatment trial of Microvi shows promising results

A new technology which aims to revolutionise the way the world’s waste water can be processed has delivered promising results at an extensive UK trial

11 November 2019

District Heat Network Turns Up Heat In Stirling

A number of buildings in the Forthside area of Stirling are now receiving heat that’s generated from waste water – all thanks to a ground-breaking £6m project that’s now fully operational in the area. 

07 November 2019

Katrine Aqueduct Marks 160 Years with Queen Victoria Re-enactment

Katrine Aqueduct  celebrates milestone recognising its historic importance as a feat of engineering and the vital role it still plays in Scotland today

13 October 2019

Research Reveals Almost All Microplastics Removed from Drinking Water

Water industry calls for government and business to do more to tackle microplastics entering our water environment

09 September 2019