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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.

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Posted by Sarah
February 20, 2018
Virtual reality gaming technology helping engineers design futuristic sites

Engineers at Yorkshire Water are turning to virtual reality technology developed by The University of Sheffield to help design and visualise new treatment works which could help save the company £1m in design costs by 2020. 

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Posted by Sarah
February 16, 2018
Hundreds of leaks fixed as freezing temperatures affect water main network

Yorkshire Water has reported that due to the freezing temperatures this winter, it’s team of leakage inspectors have had to repair 851 burst pipes in the last three months alone.

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Posted by Sarah
February 15, 2018
Yorkshire Water to publish majority of operational and service data by 2020 – aims to create “citizen regulation”

In a bid to increase transparency and boost operational performance, Yorkshire Water has announced that it aims to release the majority of its operational and service data by 2020. 

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Posted by Sarah
February 12, 2018
Keighley’s sewers get a proactive health check

John Grogan, MP for Keighley, spent an afternoon with Yorkshire Water’s engineers to see their £1 million project to reduce the risk of sewer flooding to homes in the town. 

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Posted by Sarah
February 8, 2018
Financial help for water bills on the rise

Across the whole of England and Wales, around 400,000 customers are currently receiving financial assistance from their local water company in the form of bill reductions and help with debt payments.

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Posted by Sarah
February 7, 2018
Around 70 new leakage inspectors to join Yorkshire Water as a cut in leakage is promised

Yorkshire Water aims to hire approximately 70 new leakage inspectors as it looks to plug the volume of water leaked from its pipe network by 40 per cent by 2025. 

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Posted by Sarah
February 6, 2018
Final phase of new access road to enter Beverley sewage plant set to begin on Hull Road

From Monday 12th February, the existing traffic lights at the junction of the A1174 and the B1230, just after the Figham roundabout will be replaced with three-way temporary lights for four weeks. 

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Posted by Sarah
February 6, 2018
Sewer improvements for the village of Coneythorpe

Yorkshire Water is about to start a £300,000 project to lay a new sewer through the village of Coneythorpe near Knaresborough. The existing sewer runs through nearby woodland and due its age is at risk of bursting. 

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Posted by Sarah
February 5, 2018
Yorkshire Water embraces renewable energy and drives towards electric vehicle future

Yorkshire Water has switched to only using electricity from renewable sources and set wheels in motion for 20 per cent of its operational fleet of vans to be electric by 2020.

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