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  • FastTrack Drainage celebrates project success

    Our brand-new drainage design validation service has proven its worth with the first round of projects now successfully through the system. One of the projects through our FastTrack Drainage online portal came from CALA Homes (West) who submitted drainage designs to support their new planned development in Killearn, Stirling.  …

  • From Modern Apprentice to Chartered Management Accountant

    Sian Jones talks about her journey from Modern Apprentice to gaining her CIMA Professional Qualification in Management Accounts “Like many people who do well in their Highers, I’d never considered any other option apart from University.  If I’m honest, I didn’t even think a Modern Apprenticeship was a route available to me. …

  • Solar boost for St Andrews site in net zero drive

    A waste water treatment works in St Andrews is boosting its green credentials to support Scottish Water’s pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2040. The site, located next to The Castle Course, has been fitted out with an additional 516 solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels. The carbon reducing technology will…

  • Ambitious solar scheme planned for East Dunbartonshire

    Scottish Water Horizons has unveiled plans to install its most ambitious new renewable power scheme to date at a water treatment works in East Dunbartonshire.   With £3m investment, 8,620 ground-mounted solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels would be installed at Balmore Water Treatment Works in Torrance – one of Scottish Water’s most energy intensive assets.    The…

  • Blog: ‘Graduating’ in our low carbon energy team

    Johnny Roach, Specialist Graduate in Scottish Water, talks about his recent graduate placement in our low carbon energy team… Since joining Scottish Water’s (SW) Graduate Programme in 2019, I’ve been fortunate to be involved in some really exciting placements – including my most recent placement in Horizons Low Carbon Energy…

  • Launch of ‘pre-approved’ design to accelerate new homes to market

    A brand new pre-approved design service, which will significantly speed up construction and vesting of waste water pumping stations, is now available to developers throughout Scotland. Developed by Scottish Water Horizons, in partnership with Xylem Water Solutions UK & Ireland , a leading water technology company, the new ‘ready-to-use’ design…

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