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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
April 26, 2017
Yorkshire Water awarded five stars for corporate responsibility

We have been awarded a top mark of five stars as one of the country’s most responsible businesses by the national charity Business in the Community (BiTC). 

Posted by Sarah
April 20, 2017
Wetland wildlife habitat to be restored at Rivers Don and Rother

An £80,000 community supported scheme is underway along the Rivers Don and Rother to restore wetland wildlife habitats which have been in decline since the industrial revolution. 

Posted by Sarah
April 20, 2017
Yorkshire Water ranked as one of best graduate employers

We have been ranked as one of the best employers of university graduates in the region and 178th best in the UK.

Posted by Sarah
April 13, 2017
Gillygate to be closed to vehicles whilst essential water quality improvements take place

Works will take place on Gillygate in York from April 24 for up to two weeks to clean and re-line a water supply pipe so that drinking water quality is enhanced following feedback from customers. 

Posted by Sarah
April 12, 2017
Yorkshire Water joins forces to raise awareness of autism

World Autism Awareness Week has brought together the Lighthouse Futures Trust in Leeds and Yorkshire Water to boost awareness of the condition. 

Posted by Sarah
April 12, 2017
Yorkshire Water creates specialist waste water unit

We have invested £1.1m to expand our waste water services unit to help protect Yorkshire’s sewer network from major incidents such as flash flooding and pollution. 

Posted by Sarah
April 10, 2017
Archaeologists trace hidden heritage of Yorkshire’s woodlands

Woodland across Yorkshire has been painstakingly surveyed by archaeologists who have discovered a total of 406 areas of historical interest, some of which date back to the medieval era. 

Posted by Sarah
April 5, 2017
Local MP goes on the hunt for sewer blockages

Andrew Jones MP and Leader of Harrogate Council Richard Cooper joined our engineers on a routine blockage inspection of Harrogate’s sewers last Friday.

Posted by Sarah
April 4, 2017
Yorkshire Water to engage with supply chain at special event

We will be hosting a supply change event to highlight opportunities within our the supply chain from 2020 onwards at Unity Works in Wakefield on Thursday 27 April 2017.