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The BDA has entered into an agreement with the National Drilling Association to promote news, evens and other key topics relevant to each others communication channels.

http://www.britishdrillingassociation.co.uk/news/BDA-National-Drilling-Association-Comms-Partnership

Envireau water announce that the Borehole Users Conference will return for 2018 with some exciting changes not to be missed and give you their tips for 2018 from James Dodds.

http://www.envireauwater.co.uk/welcome-to-2018/

Ofwat new regulations which will come into force in April will mean that water companies must publish a fixed schedule of fees for laying mains. http://wwtonline.co.uk/features/getting-connected-will-new-charging-rules-help-water-serve-developers-better-#.WlNq4K5l_IU

Mates in mind has been launched for the construction industry to tackle the stigma of poor mental health and improve positive mental wellbeing. https://www.matesinmind.org/

Geolabs have launched a more robust version of their soils colour chart which can be used in all weathers and locations.

https://www.geplus.co.uk/news/geolabs-creates-colour-chart-to-add-on-site-consistency/10025168.article

On the 200th Anniversary of the ICE a new programme of activity is launched to promote the positive impact of civil engineering. ICE 200 will address the skills gap and highlight the impact that civil engineers have on peoples lives. https://www.geplus.co.uk/news/ice-sets-out-plans-for-bicentenary/10026504.article

The University of Bath develop a new test for toxic water. http://www.waterindustryjournal.co.uk/just-small-piece-paper-can-make-water-consumption-safer

The BDA is pleased to be supporting Hillhead 2018, which is being held 26-28 June 2018, at Hillhead Quarry, Buxton.

For info and foc tickets visit http://www.hillhead.com

Post Brexit payments will be available to farmers to improve water quality and the environment. Read the full story. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42559845

The British Drilling Association Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday 13th October 2018 at St Pauls Mercure Sheffield. Supporting the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. Tickets are available from the BDA.