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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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Posted by Sarah
November 2, 2017
Essential sewer improvements, Burley in Wharfedale

This week, Yorkshire Water have started a £114,000 project to reduce the risk of sewer flooding to local properties in Burley in Wharfedale. The sewer that runs under Back Lane is in poor condition so the company are going to line part of it. 

Posted by Paulo
October 27, 2017
Pioneering plans for reducing flood risk in the Calder Valley are launched

An ambitious and innovative pilot to reduce flooding in Calderdale has been launched today with the help of local MPs Craig Whittaker and Holly Lynch at Gorpley reservoir.

Posted by Sarah
October 25, 2017
Upper Nidderdale farm joins future of farming vision

A farm in Upper Nidderdale is the latest to join Yorkshire Water’s ‘Beyond Nature’ vision which will transform how farms in the future connect with the land, water and wildlife around them. 

Posted by Sarah
October 19, 2017
Yorkshire Water reduces borrowing cost and looks to enhance service to customers

Today (17th October) we announced our intention to reduce borrowing and simplify our finances as part of a long term drive to enhance service for customers.

Posted by Sarah
October 19, 2017
£6 million invested in restoring nature’s natural carbon store in Northern England

A new £6 million project has been launched to help fix large swathes of Pennine peatland over the next four years, some of which is on Yorkshire Water land. 

Posted by Sarah
October 18, 2017
Financial help for water bills on the rise

The number of low-income households in Yorkshire receiving financial help from us has risen 18% per cent to more than 26,902 in the past year, but the water sector watchdog is calling for greater help to ensure all those who need help get it.

Posted by Sarah
October 16, 2017
Farmers asked to use slug pellets carefully to protect river water quality

We are calling on farmers on land near the rivers Derwent, Wiske and Ouse to manage the use of slug control pesticides carefully to reduce the impact they could have on tap water quality.

Posted by Sarah
October 13, 2017
North Road in Halsham to be closed for one week as part of water main renewal project

As part of a £3.5m scheme by Yorkshire Water to lay a new water pipe from Burstwick to Halsham,  from Monday 16th October a section of the North Road (B1362) in Halsham close to the Mausoleum and Pastures Fish Pond will be closed to enable contractors to safely lay new pipework.

Posted by Sarah
October 11, 2017
Flood action group to hold multi-agency safety day

The Tadcaster Flood Action Group is holding a day-long fair about flood safety and community resilience this weekend.