Articles


The commercial cost of flooding for tourist attractions

Over the last three decades, we’ve worked with a variety of commercial businesses from industrial bakeries and car manufacturing plants to pharmaceutical firms and food processing companies, mainly to deliver trade effluent monitoring and sampling. But a recent (and ongoing) […]

Can we eliminate spills and pollutions forever?

The Government and UK water companies are now firmly under fire from members of the public and environmentalists following continued concern over the quality of the country’s rivers and beaches. According to recent figures from the Environment Agency, a total […]

The Great Flood and future predictions

By Rev’d Dave Walker, Commercial Director Did you know that the earliest recorded flood is that of the Great Flood detailed in Christian Bibles, Torah and the Quran? I was, therefore, amused when our channel partner in Turkey, AYKOME, informed […]

Top tips to keep your quality sensors working

Analysing the characteristics of your water quality is essential for anyone with a trade effluent consent agreement. Once you’ve installed the equipment, it’s important to keep those sensors well maintained, to ensure the information they’re providing is accurate and can […]

Impact of floods, hurricanes and storms

What happens to the water network in the wake of hurricanes and floods? Just days after Hurricane Harvey dumped over 50 inches of rain on the American state of Texas causing the deaths of 60 people and delivering billions of […]

Switching your water supplier – is it easy? Pt2

By Phill Tuxford Technical Support Manager Following on from part one, this is the second part in our investigation into just how easy it is to switch your water supplier. In March 2017, we began our own internal project to […]

Can storms benefit the sewer network?

By Kat Hargreaves Data Centre team leader and analyst Over the last six months, we have experienced five separate named storm events here in the UK: Angus: November 2016 – Max. rainfall: 97.3mm/hr Barbara: December 2016 – Max. rainfall: 13.2mm/hr […]

Switching your water supplier – how easy is it?

PART 1: By Phill Tuxford April 2017 signalled a commercial first in the UK water industry with businesses and organisations being given the opportunity to pick and choose their water supplier. The retail water market is worth approx. £2.5 billion […]

Don’t let raw ingredients go to waste

Managing trade effluent No good comes from failing to control the bad stuff; many companies are unaware of the environmental damage and big fines they will face if site effluent is not disposed of appropriately. In this article, Dave Walker, […]

Save money on waste water and trade effluent

Accurate monitoring and measurement equals savings for Commercial and Industrial businesses Leading flow measurement experts, Detectronic, are helping commercial and industrial businesses to save money on their wastewater and trade effluent charges using state-of-the-art monitoring and measurement. By providing accurate […]