Worcestershire based Proteus Instruments are one of only 51 organisations nationally to be recognised with a prestigious Queen's Awards for Enterprise: Innovation
With increased water scarcity, using water efficiently whilst protecting water resource quality becomes ever more challenging. Water recycling is a necessary step in reducing competing demands for water between communities, industry, and the environment. Ensuring the quality and safety of the water entering re-use is critical. However, the delay between manual sampling and laboratory test results using traditional methods for BOD5 and Coliform counts make compliance, and ultimately safety difficult to ensure.
All in all, a year on from the tentatively hopeful momentum from the 2021 Environment Act and media attention granted onto the state of Englandís rivers and waterways, the landscape remains somewhat lacklustre and bleak (and dare we say dehydrated!).