WRc 2019 New Year News

February 04, 2019 Categories: Latest News


WRc Innovation Day with Anglian Water and the Institute of Water

On Thursday 31st January WRc took its popular Innovation Day on the road to Peterborough to support Anglian Water and the Institute of Water Eastern Area Showcase. The event was a huge success with innovative technological, catchment management and customer service solutions demonstrating the very latest in support for the water sector. With visitors from within Anglian and the wider community such as contractors, engineers and other water companies, the event was well attended with many productive and thought provoking discussions taking place. It was enormously enjoyable and received well by all, with a highlight being the Keynote presentation by Steve Kaye, CEO of UKWIR.


WRc looks forward to returning again in the future.
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WRc hosts the Disinfection Forum

Last week, on the 23rd of January, WRc hosted a meeting of one of its water industry technical knowledge groups – the Disinfection Forum. This Forum, running since 2010, provides water companies with a platform to review and discuss emerging issues, research developments, technological innovations and regulatory perspectives on all aspects of disinfection and microbiological safety of water.


Last week's meeting was focused on the technological advancements in the field of membrane technologies and UV treatment and was attended by experts from 11 UK water companies, working in areas of process science and engineering, public health, risk management and disinfection. Excellent presentations were delivered by speakers Chris Rockey (South West Water), Barry Hopton (ATG UV Technology), and Abraham Negaresh and David Shepherd (both from WRc).

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WRc Flow Loop facilities for testing

Are you looking to test innovative solutions to tackle leakage? WRc have a full flow loop facility and with a range of flexible options WRc can offer you the service you need depending on your bespoke requirements from hiring of the rig to full testing provision.


Location - Mostly outside, buried and above ground sections
Flow rates of up to 120 l/s
Above ground straight runs of over 40m
Variety of pipework up to 300mm
Flexibility to change above ground sections to suit testing requirements
Traceable logging functionality including temperature, pressure and flow instrumentation
Ample surrounding space allowing test lines to be extensively configured to accommodate bespoke testing.


For more information contact Leo Carswell

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