SEVERN TRENT SERVICES SUPPORTS ‘WATER SAVING WEEK’

It’s Water Saving Week 2024, an initiative hosted by Waterwise. This year, the focus is on highlighting the small changes everyone can make to have a big impact on water conservation.

 

Robin Phillips, Head of Sustainability at Severn Trent Services, says: “As part of our sustainability plan, we’re focussed on supporting our customers in reducing their environmental impact, which includes helping them save water. But as employees and householders ourselves, we also do what we can to conserve this precious resource during Water Saving Week and beyond!”

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Severn questions with Samad Abbaas from Aqualytix

As the month of Ramadan draws to a close, Muslims worldwide eagerly anticipate the celebration of Eid.

We’ve had the pleasure of catching up with Samad Abbaas, one of our Business Analysts, to learn about what he’s been up to during the religious month of Ramadan, and how he’s planning on celebrating Eid with his family.

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It’s all feasible, says Carole from Severn Trent Services

Carole Manning is a Key Account Manager for Severn Trent Services and has been in the water industry for over a decade.

 

Having worked with many organisations that have private water and wastewater networks, she’s all too familiar with the challenges some face and is passionate about helping address them. One tool in her armoury is the Severn Trent Services Network Infrastructure Feasibility Study.

Carole says: “Today, like most organisations, our customers are worried about rapidly rising costs, changes in regulation, and operating more sustainably. These are problems that we pride ourselves on being able to help solve.

 

“Deploying network infrastructure feasibility studies helps us to gain a fantastic grasp of our customer’s networks and the issues we can proactively prevent and solve for them.”

 

Watch the video to hear about the benefits from Carole

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Neurodiversity Celebration Week: Living With Autism, Severn Questions with Mike Killingbeck

Neurodiversity Celebration Week is a worldwide initiative that challenges stereotypes and misconceptions about neurological differences. 

It aims to transform how neurodivergent individuals are perceived and supported by providing schools, universities, and organisations with the opportunity to recognise the many talents and advantages of being neurodivergent, while creating more inclusive and equitable cultures that celebrate differences and empower every individual.

This week, as part of our celebrations, we have been speaking to Regional Service Delivery Manager, Mike Killingbeck, and he has kindly shared some of his experiences. Read his story below.

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Potential fines for polluters who’ve neglected their reed beds

In December 2023, the government announced it was lifting the cap on the £250,000 fine limit for environmental polluters and expanding the list of offences businesses can be fined for. This applies to any organisation that holds an environmental permit.

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New software to help maintain industry-leading leakage performance

Severn Trent Services, specialists in water and wastewater asset management, will start to use Waternet software in 2024 – provided by RPS (a Tetra Tech company) – a leading provider of consulting and engineering services worldwide.

Waternet software is designed to provide a more efficient way for us to monitor, report, and charge for our customer’s water consumption. It will replace multiple existing systems and dramatically reduce the time it takes to collect and analyse water volumes.

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