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Tag: water pollution

The UK government has left water companies in England in no doubt that they need to do more to protect the environment from pollution. George Heywood, analytics innovation lead for Ovarro, says that when it comes to rising main bursts, better analysis of existing data can quickly...
Responsible manufacturing of pharmaceuticals along with the provision of water and sanitation services are key to reducing the spread and impact of antimicrobial resistance. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the world’s greatest health threats, according to a study...
New technologies, increased investment and greater collaboration will help the water industry get to zero pollutions. The rise of citizen science has placed increasing pressure on water companies to improve their environmental performance and protect river and bathing water quality. The water sector...
Singaporean contractor Avenue Engineering Pte Ltd has been found guilty of flouting Earth Control Measures (ECM) regulations under the Sewerage and Drainage Act (SDA) and was fined $10,000 on 9 February 2021. On 10 October 2020, silty water was discharged into a public drain...
Local food manufacturer Whye Kee Foodstuff Pte Ltd has been fined a total of $17,700 for illegally discharging trade effluent exceeding allowable limits into the public sewers on multiple occasions. The company, a repeat offender, was previously convicted for committing similar offences...