Posts tagged water supply

E.coli and Private Water Supplies

We in England and Wales benefit from water quality that is amongst the highest in the world with only 12 ‘serious’ contamination events in 2014. Standards for potable water are understandably very strict when it comes to our public water supply, however a recent report by the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) suggests a very different story when […]

Global Water Supply ‘In distres...

The global water supply is ‘in distress’ according to an article published in the Financial Times yesterday. The article references satellite observations by Nasa and the University of California. Looking at 10 years of data from the twin grace satellites which measure groundwater reserves scientists observed that twenty one of the world’s thirty seven biggest […]