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Welcome to our online newsroom!

Here you'll find our very latest Yorkshire Water news and contact details for our media team.

Whether it's a particular news story that you're looking for or if you've just come for a browse to see what work we're doing across Yorkshire, you'll find everything you need here! Why not start by clicking on categories below to help narrow the search down to your area of interest.

We continue to update this section on a regular basis so make sure we keep checking the newsroom section to make sure you're fully up to date with all the latest news in Yorkshire.


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01274 692653

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Posted by Sarah
July 16, 2019
Yorkshire Water CEO Richard Flint to retire. Liz Barber appointed as his successor

Yorkshire Water announces today (July 15) that Richard Flint is to retire as chief executive with effect from September 12 and that he will be succeeded in that role by Liz Barber who is currently the company’s chief financial officer. 

Posted by Sarah
July 15, 2019
Yorkshire Water and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust join forces on Doncaster school environment project

Yorkshire Water and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust began work on “Soak it Up” installations at Travis St Lawrence Primary School in Doncaster, helping to reduce the impact of surface water.

Posted by Sarah
July 12, 2019
Yorkshire Water issues Co-source Internal Audit Agreement tender

Yorkshire Water Services (YWS) is tendering the services for a co-source partner who will assist the Internal Audit (“IA”) team with the effective delivery of the IA plan. 

Posted by Sarah
July 12, 2019
Yorkshire Water recruitment open evening

Yorkshire Water is hosting an employment opening at its Buttershaw site (Bradford, BD6 2SZ) on Thursday 18th July as it looks to fill a number of roles so the firm can continue provide top class service for its customers.

Posted by Sarah
July 10, 2019
Yorkshire Water to take the Wipesaur to Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford

Yorkshire Water will be at Broadway Shopping Centre in Bradford again this weekend to warn the public of the dangers of flushing wet wipes down the toilet.

Posted by Sarah
July 5, 2019
Yorkshire Water issues regulation & assurance consultancy tender

Yorkshire Water Services (YWS) are tendering the services that will provide business, management, economic, regulatory and governance consultancy and advisory services.

Posted by Sarah
July 5, 2019
Yorkshire Water to save over 18,000 plastic bottles to support Plastic Free July

To support the ‘Plastic Free July’ global initiative, at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show Yorkshire Water will ditch the traditional practise of handing out free (plastic) bottles of tap water, replacing them with access to a portable ‘water bar’ instead.

Posted by Sarah
July 2, 2019
Critically endangered European Eel protected on River Hull

To prevent Eels from inadvertently swimming from the River Hull into water treatment works, Yorkshire Water has completed an Eel protection scheme designed to protect the endangered fish from getting trapped.

Posted by Sarah
June 28, 2019
New pathway at Leeming reservoir to make it more accessible for Jepson family and locals

A local family who live next to scenic Leeming reservoir have been helped out by Yorkshire Water, with the firm re-surfacing part of the pathway to make it more accessible for 15-year-old Henry Jepson.