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Subsidies Cuts expected for Small Scale Solar Arrays and Wind Turbines

By |2019-05-01T10:07:55+01:00September 18th, 2015|News|

Energy Demand There has been an almost exponential growth in the demand for energy over the last 50 years. Which is matched by predictions for future energy demands over the next 50 years. Especially in rapidly developing countries such as China, India and Brazil. Therefore, a range of International and European policies have been

Tidal Power Scheme in Swansea Wins Order

By |2019-04-03T11:35:48+01:00July 7th, 2015|News|

The energy secretary has confirmed a development consent order (DCO) for the world’s first Tidal Lagoon Power Plant off the Welsh coast. The Severn Estuary has the second largest tidal range in the world. With Swansea Bay benefiting from an average tidal range of 8.5 m during spring tides.  A 9.5 km long seawall

Water Managers have a vital role to play in stemming antibiotic resistance – Water Quality

By |2019-04-03T11:31:58+01:00May 29th, 2015|News|

In the EU, more than 25,000 people die every year from antibiotic resistant infections. These resistant strains cost an estimated £1.1 billion in extra healthcare costs. Britain’s chief medical officer, Sally Davies, has called it a threat as great as terrorism or climate change. Often, increasing resistance to these drugs is attributed to inappropriate


By |2019-04-03T10:47:57+01:00May 18th, 2015|News|

Water is an essential commodity for human life; underpinning our food and drink. The clothes we wear, the landscapes we enjoy, the length and quality of our lives. Severe new pressures on the system; including population rise, migration from rural to urban areas. Also dietary changes, increasing pollution, over-abstraction and climate change are causing