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Leaky Water Pipes Problem Solved

A leak detection system that can identify damaged water pipes swiftly and accurately has been developed by engineers at the University of Sheffield in England. Leaky pipes are a common problem for the water industry. According to Ofwat, between 20

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New Survey Reveals Irish Attitudes to Water

In a survey of attitudes to water, including how to pay for it, 49% of Irish respondents agreed that water users should be charged – but thought there should be measures in place to prevent negative social effects. Sixty-three per

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Nines Photovoltaics Awarded €1.2 Million European Grant

Dublin-based Nines Photovoltaics has been awarded €1.2 million in funding through a highly competitive European Framework Programme 7 (FP7), to further develop its innovative sustainable solar cell manufacturing technology. Nines Photovoltaics has developed a potentially highly disruptive methodology for the

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Global Buyers to Increase Green Demands on Irish Exporters

Irish manufacturers must increasingly be able to measure and reduce their carbon footprint if they are to succeed on export markets, according to the latest BearingPoint Green Supply Chain Monitor 2010-11. The report finds that about two thirds of European

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WYG Wins £750,000 Wastewater Project in Northern Ireland

Building on its successful relationship with Northern Ireland Water, WYG has won a contract to help improve water quality for residents of east Belfast. The Leeds-based consultancy will be designing, managing and co-ordinating construction design management on a new £750,000

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Healthcare Companies Plan Joint €30m Wind Energy Project in Cork

Four healthcare companies, based at Ringskiddy penisula, County Cork, have combined to develop a Eur30 million wind energy project to cut their electricity costs while also reducing their environmental impact. Centocor, DePuy, GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis have formed the Cork Lower

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