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News & Media Contacts

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.


Contact our media team

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Western House
Halifax Road

01274 692653

Please contact the media team for press enquiries only. 

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Posted by Sarah
February 2, 2018
£1million sewer flooding reduction scheme set to start in Mexborough

Yorkshire Water is about to start a £1million scheme to reduce the risk of sewer flooding to parts of Mexborough.

Posted by Sarah
February 1, 2018
Yorkshire Water bills to remain some of the lowest in the country

Yorkshire Water has announced that household bills will rise by less than the rate of inflation in April 2018, meaning customers in Yorkshire will continue to receive some of the lowest water bills in the country. 

Posted by Sarah
January 30, 2018
Yorkshire Water announces pledge for one million trees for Yorkshire

Yorkshire Water has today made an ambitious pledge to plant one million trees across its land in Yorkshire over the next ten years in a bid to reduce flood risk, offset carbon emissions and support the creation of a Northern Forest. 

Posted by Sarah
January 26, 2018
Essential clean water improvements in Pontefract

Yorkshire Water is due to start the first of three phases of activity on Horsefair, Mickelgate Square and Mickelgate in Pontefract to replace an ageing clean water supply pipe. 

Posted by Sarah
January 26, 2018
Hull drinking fountains helping to reduce single use plastic

The amount of water consumed from three drinking fountains in Hull city centre since they were installed in September is the equivalent to 29,000 bottles of water, helping to reduce plastic bottle usage in the city. 

Posted by Sarah
January 23, 2018
Yorkshire Water appoint Stantec as £50m Strategic Planning Partner

Yorkshire Water has announced the major appointment of Stantec (previously MWH) as its sole Strategic Planning Partner (SPP) in a deal worth £50m

Posted by Sarah
January 18, 2018
Customers encouraged to contact Yorkshire Water for free - Action taken against call connection company

We are warning customers about call connection services on the internet which charge extortionate sums of money to call our Yorkshire Water contact centre

Posted by Sarah
January 16, 2018
Clean water improvements within Ferry Road, South Cave

We are about to carry out work within Ferry Road, South Cave to connect the village to a new water main which was laid last year under the A63.

Posted by Sarah
January 16, 2018
More Hall reservoir improved with wheelchair friendly pathways

Yorkshire Water has improved approximately 1.5km of its footpath on the southern side of More Hall reservoir near Stocksbridge, Sheffield as part of plans to improve access for all visitors to some of the Company’s beauty spots.