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L&DA eNewsletter – April 2022

Welcome to the latest edition of our eNewsletter At Learning & Development Associates (L&DA) we strive on listening closely to the needs of the water sector to provide advice, direction and intervention through our network of like-minded and experienced senior professionals. Our eNewsletters aim to keep you informed of key news and crucial subjects that…

Anglian Water, Northumbrian Water, Thames Water, Wessex Water and Yorkshire Water set to be probed

The water industry watchdog has launched an investigation into five firms over “serious concerns” about how they manage wastewater treatment.  Ofwat said Anglian Water, Northumbrian Water, Thames Water, Wessex Water and Yorkshire Water were set to be probed. The regulator said it followed data in December that “suggested widespread shortcomings in how water companies were…

UK’S only higher-level qualification in developer services management sees first qualified students

Training provider and developers of the UK’s first foundation degree level qualification in Developer Services Management, Learning & Development Associates, have successfully delivered the new qualification to its first learners from UK Power Solutions. In January 2021, Learning &Development Associates (L&DA) launched the UK’s first higher-level qualification in Developer Services Management, led by the organisation’s…

Water: Myths, Facts and Inconvenient Truths

Below is an extract from a speech by Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, World Water Tech Innovation Summit, 22 February 2022. The full text can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/water-myths-facts-and-inconvenient-truths Improving water quality isn’t the only or even the biggest problem we face. The biggest long term threat to the environment, our…

Scottish Water chief warns higher levels of investment needed to protect services now and in long term

Douglas Millican, chief executive of Scottish Water, the fourth largest water services provider in the UK, is warning that higher levels of investment are needed to protect services now and over the long term, particularly in meeting the challenges of more intense rainfall, flooding, and drought, and reducing carbon emissions. This article was taken from…

L&DA are running two free to attend ‘taster’ sessions of their courses in Leading Innovation in the Water & Environmental Industries on two dates in February

Free taster sessions for Learning & Development Associates’ Leading Innovation Courses 4 February @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Learning & Development Associates Ltd are running two free to attend ‘taster’ sessions of their courses in Leading Innovation in the Water & Environmental Industries on two dates in February; • Friday 4th February 10am-12pm and…

UK’s only higher-level qualification in Developer Services Management completes very first delivery

Training provider and developers of the UK’s first foundation degree level qualification in Developer Services Management, Learning & Development Associates, have successfully delivered the new qualification to its first learners from UK Power Solutions. In January 2021, Learning & Development Associates (L&DA) launched the UK’s first higher-level qualification in Developer Services Management, led by the…

Is the water crisis being overlooked?

With its imperativeness to human life, is enough attention being placed on the water crisis from our world’s changing climate, asks water sector training provider Learning & Development Associates (L&DA). The global water crisis is perhaps the biggest challenge in our lifetime. Water alone is the most important component of life, but as we look…