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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
September 7, 2016
Yorkshire Water are delighted to receive the National Equality Standard

We recently became the first water company to receive the prestigious National Equality Standard (NES) accreditation. 

Posted by Sarah
September 1, 2016
‘Pyramid of poo’: Photo stunt highlights problem of dog poop around Yorkshire’s reservoirs

We have given our support to a national poop campaign in a bid to curtail the problem of dog mess littering pathways around its reservoir beauty spots.

Posted by Sarah
August 31, 2016
Improvements at Brayton Barff woodland

We have just finished improving the circular walking route at Brayton Barff woodland near Selby.

Posted by Sarah
August 26, 2016
Farmers must use slug pellets carefully to protect River Derwent and Ouse water quality

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

Posted by Sarah
August 26, 2016
£3.5 million investment at Normanton waste water treatment works

A massive upgrade at Normanton waste water treatment works started last month. 

Posted by Sarah
August 22, 2016
Yorkshire Water first company to support Hull City of Culture 2017

We have been announced as the first major sponsor of Hull's year as the UK City of Culture 2017.

Posted by Sarah
August 17, 2016
Yorkshire’s youngsters spending nearly all their time indoors during the summer holidays

Research has revealed that youngsters in Yorkshire will be spending most of the summer holidays inside rather than enjoying the great outdoors.

Posted by Sarah
August 17, 2016
Pathway improvements at Cod Beck reservoir

We have recently improved sections of the walking route at Cod Beck reservoir for visitors who head there to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Posted by Sarah
August 16, 2016
Free talks for Kirklees, Bradford, Calderdale and Leeds schools

To help Kirklees, Bradford, Calderdale and Leeds schools prepare for the Autumn term, Yorkshire Water is offering them a free talk or workshop