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Thames Water’s owners to match fund major upgrade of London’s Victorian water network

London’s Victorian water network is set to receive a major overhaul to increase water resilience thanks to a £300 million contribution from Thames Water’s owners

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Chalk Stream Health Metrics

19/10 10:25

Thames Water has worked with Affinity Water to create new metrics for monitoring the health of chalk streams.
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New chalk stream restoration strategy

15/10 10:26

Thames Water has supported the creation of a new strategy to restore chalk streams.

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Sustainability education training

07/10 11:49

Thames Water has partnered with Eco-Schools England to help the next generation protect the environment.
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New apprenticeship scheme

06/10 11:30

Thames Water is working with its supply chain on a new shared apprenticeship scheme to boost access to careers in the water industry.
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Thames Water received the ‘Outstanding Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion in the Water Industry 2021' at the Institute of Water’s annual conference.

Top diversity award for Thames Water

04/10 07:45

Thames Water has won a top industry award for its commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

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The "Star Trek panel" replaced with an energy-saving alternative at Ufton Nervet treatment works

Set to stun: ‘Star Trek’ control panel replaced as Thames Water sets warp speed to net carbon zero

01/10 13:49

A water treatment works in West Berkshire has saved enough energy to power the equivalent of 125 homes for a year after replacing a 40-year-old control unit nicknamed the “Star Trek panel” with a high-tech alternative, as the company looks to boldly go to net carbon zero emissions across all operations by 2030.

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Thames Water sludge manager Garry Strange interviewed by BBC

Thames Water consortium wins £6m net zero funding

30/09 08:00

A consortium led by Thames Water has won more than £6m from Ofwat’s Water Breakthrough Challenge to help decarbonise wastewater treatment. 

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Thames Water volunteers at Reading Mencap

Thames Water volunteers help out Reading charity

29/09 10:23

Kind-hearted Thames Water volunteers gave up their time to help create a special sensory garden for a Reading charity.  

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Launch of Lanes' Unblocktober campaign 2021

Unblocktober: How to save our sewers and seas

24/09 10:22

The fight against pollution-causing fatbergs continues as part of a national campaign backed by Thames Water.   

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1930s photos of Mogden and £66m plans unveiled

22/09 10:08

More than 100 historic images showing the construction of Mogden sewage works almost 100 years ago are being added to Thames Water’s digital archive. 

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Berkshire Vision partnership

21/09 14:06

Thames Water is working with Berkshire Vision to support more customers with visual impairments and encourage them to sign up to the priority services register.

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Protecting and enhancing the River Chess

20/09 12:15

Thames Water hosted the official launch of its Smarter Water Catchments Initiative for the River Chess
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