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The Unicomarine team enthuses pupils at school’s “Science Week”

13th June 2017 - Members of the Thomson Unicomarine team gave a talk to pupils at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, on “Water Day” which was part of the school’s Science Week. Read more

Thomson Ecology are now members of British Water

6th June 2017 - Thomson Ecology are now members of British Water, the leading representative trade and business development organisation for the supply chain of the UK water and related environmental industries. Read more

Exciting detailed analysis of benthos from deep seas off the Hebrides

15th May 2017 - Thomson Unicomarine are analysing samples on behalf of JNCC from the Geikie Slide and Hebridean Slope Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area (NCMPA). Read more

Integrated Water Cycle Management and sewerage planning

12th May 2017 - As the water industry moves towards Integrated Water Cycle Management (IWCM), this article looks at the level of integration of water resource and sewerage planning. Read more

Thomson Ecology Handbook now available as an e-book

9th May 2017 - The Thomson Ecology Handbook is now available to download as a free of charge e-book, and is available from Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks and Google Play eBook stores. Read more

Make sure you’re on time with your abstraction return – and not just your tax return!

6th April 2017 - Having just passed the Environment Agency’s abstraction year-end, there is now a 28 day allowable period to complete your annual abstraction return! Read more

Environment Agency updates groundwater protection policy

16th March 2017 - The Environment Agency have released a new updated groundwater protection policy. The guidance is for planners, applicants for environmental permits, and landowners concerned with the quality and quantity of groundwater. Read more

Water companies face complex challenges

14th March 2016 - The first in a monthly series of water articles by Dr Phil Aldous, Director of Water at Thomson Ecology, looks at the challenges facing water companies in meeting future water demands as they prepare water resource management plans. Read more

Can decommissioning benefit the marine environment?

10th March 2017 - Decommissioning of the North Sea oil and gas platforms will start this year as oil platforms built in the 1970s reach the end of their lives. It is estimated that 146 platforms will be removed from the North Sea between 2019 and 2026. Read more

Thomson Ecology to exhibit at Marine Energy Wales’ inaugural conference

3rd March 2017 - The conference on the 30th March at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, marks the launch of the partnership, whose aim is to develop a sustainable marine energy industry, establishing Wales as a centre of excellence. Read more

Trump, Brexit and the environment

13th February 2017 - In essence when the UK leaves the EU, our wildlife and environment will remain protected.
However, the inauguration of the new President of the United States, Donald Trump, comes with new uncertainties about how the UK’s relationship with the US will impact on our environment. Read more