Tag: water

Slugging it out…

Clean, healthy drinking water delivered to our homes is something we all take for granted in today’s society. This is thanks to the hundreds of water treatment works which purify water before it is pumped into our homes and workplaces....

June 8, 2015

Collaboration on a common challenge – World Water Day 2015

Population growth and a changing climate are not only significant but also common challenges for all of us that rely on water for our business, for our food, our health and the quality of our local environment. According to the...

March 20, 2015

You’re hired!

Post by Brian Kane, Regional Treatment Manager and former apprentice I started my apprenticeship at Anglian Water in August 1986. To be honest, it wasn’t something I did out of a great love for the water industry or a burning...

March 12, 2015

Alice in waterland – aqua, abstraction and Australia…

I’ve had a keen interest in water management since I spent six months working as a volunteer primary school teacher in rural Kenya. I lived in a community where lack of access to safe water and sanitation was the norm,...

July 24, 2014

SMART technologies and water – what does the future look like?

I have worked at Anglian Water for almost 25 years, with 15 of those in my current role as Head of Innovation. In the last five years in particular, I feel we have been much more successful in finding innovative...

June 5, 2014

Creating a spark for innovation – how water and energy work together

We kicked off our series of innovation events last Wednesday with a brilliant day at the Green Britain Centre in Norwich. Having lived in East Anglia for more than two decades, I was shocked to discover that I’d failed to...

May 19, 2014