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Our environment

Our environmentProtecting and enhancing Yorkshire's environment is part of our day-to-day business and it's an area in which we excel.

Explore this area to find out more about our drought plan, our investments to improve coastal and river water quality and how we're responding to climate change by minimising our carbon footprint and maximising our renewable energy use. You'll enjoy our biodiversity section if you're interested in our work to enhance the natural environment. Our activities range from tree-planting to boosting the brown trout population.

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Our environmental performance

Read about our environmental investment and achievements.

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Read about our investment to improve over 250 miles of Yorkshire's rivers.

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Carbon management

Discover how we're reducing our carbon footprint and creating more and more of our own energy.

Carbon managment

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Climate change

See the steps we're taking in response to the threat of climate change.Climate change

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Find out how we're helping different species thrive in Yorkshire.

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Our Drought Plan

See how we'd maintain our water supplies in the event of a drought.

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Water resources

See how we supply Yorkshire's water and our plans for the next 25 years.

Water resources

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Out and about

Enjoy the great outdoors? We've got over 40 reservoir walks for you to print out and try.

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