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  1. It's Raining Ants!

    19 Jul 2019- 13:11 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Huge swarms of flying ants in the south of England have appeared on a weather forecast map looking like rain. Large numbers of what the Met Office described as "insect clutter" were record ...

    Local Press Report - 07/19/2019 - 13:11

  2. Queen's Jam-makers Blamed For Local Water Problems

    17 Jul 2019- 12:18 by Local Press Report TIPTREE BBC News A jam factory that supplies the Queen has caused problems with water pressure on a newly-built neighbouring estate, families living there have claimed. People on the Nine Acres estate in Tiptree, E ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 12:18

  3. England / Wales: Water Utility Shareholders Could Lose Dividend Perks

    13 Jul 2019- 08:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Water Services Regulation Authority of England and Wales (Ofwat) has announced new measures that impose requirements on water companies to strengthen their financial resilience. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2019 - 08:20

  4. England Plays Catch Up On Water Resilience

    12 Jul 2019- 10:49 by Local Press Report EXETER Radio Exe The University of Exeter and South West Water have been awarded £10.5 million to fund a new research centre. Research England has announced the funding for The Centre for Resilience in Environment, ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:50

  5. Listening To Water: England Utility Installs Audio Devices To Detect Leakage

    12 Jul 2019- 10:47 by Local Press Report WARRINGTON BBC News A total of 100,000 listening devices are to be installed underground by United Utilities to detect leaks. The North West water company said acoustic loggers would listen for sound waves and set ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 11:01

  6. A Whole New Meaning To Virtual Water

    10 Jul 2019- 09:54 by Local Press Report BATH PC Gamer Sponges in Minecraft are pretty darn absorbent—a single sponge block can suck up a total of 65 blocks of water before it becomes completely filled and needs to be dried out in a furnace. A modder name ...

    Local Press Report - 07/10/2019 - 09:54

  7. England Water Consumers Fall For Billing Scam

    3 Jul 2019- 12:05 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE Money Saving Expert Letters sent to tens of thousands of households seemingly from their water company requesting an urgent response are actually from maintenance firm HomeServe, which has been accused of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2019 - 12:05

  8. New Lakes Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet

    3 Jul 2019- 12:07 by Local Press Report LANCASTER BBC News Scientists have identified more than 50 new lakes of liquid water lying under the Greenland Ice Sheet. Only four had previously been detected. Researchers are interested in finding such lakes beca ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2019 - 12:07

  9. English Utility Faces Prosecution For "Shocking" Sewage Treatment Failures

    26 Jun 2019- 08:31 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Southern Water faces prosecution by the Environment Agency after Ofwat imposed a record £126m penalty over “shocking” failures at the company’s sewage treatment sites that polluted rivers and be ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2019 - 08:31

  10. Ringo Backs Glasto Clean Water Initiative

    23 Jun 2019- 11:14 by Local Press Report GLASTONBURY The Irish News Ringo Starr is backing a Glastonbury Festival campaign for clean water. The Beatles drummer is supporting an initiative for WaterAid at the Worthy Farm event. The Cure and Norwegian singe ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2019 - 11:14

  11. How Climate Crisis May Endanger Scotch Whisky Production

    5 Jun 2019- 13:37 by Local Press Report GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY The Guardian Scotland’s nature conservation agency last week painted an apocalyptic vision of a country devastated by the climate crisis, from polluted rivers to eroded peatlands and forests devoid ...

    Local Press Report - 06/05/2019 - 13:49

  12. UK Energy Chiefs Back COP Bid

    31 May 2019- 07:47 by Local Press Report LONDON Energy Voice In a letter sent to ministers and opposition leaders, the bosses of companies including Centrica, ScottishPower, National Grid, Drax, BP and Shell said hosting the UN meeting would give the UK a ...

    Local Press Report - 05/31/2019 - 07:49

  13. World's Rivers Polluted By Antibiotics

    29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2019 - 08:14

  14. Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Takes Stake In Major UK Utility

    27 May 2019- 06:45 by Local Press Report LONDON Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has taken a £200 million stake in Severn Trent, raising the prospect that it could be a precursor to a full takeover tilt. However, the timing of Qatar Investment Authority ...

    Local Press Report - 05/27/2019 - 06:45

  15. Tetra Tech Expands Geographic Position With Acquisition Of WYG

    25 May 2019- 07:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PASADENA CA, United States California, US-based Tetra Tech Inc has announced that it had agreed to acquire UK-based WYG plc in an all cash offer of about $55 Million USD. Tetra Tech provides consulting, engine ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2019 - 07:09

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