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Our policies towards the environment

Regulatory information and performance reports

Helping provide clean water to the world

Our plans for the future

Becoming more efficient and effective

Find out how and where Yorkshire Water produces and treats sewage sludge

Our corporate governance and company structure

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Find out about investment in the Yorkshire region

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Is Yorkshire Water right for you?

Working with stakeholders, regulators and NGOs

Climate Change, Tax, Investment in Yorkshire

Here you can find out how we can engage with stakeholders

Keeping stakeholders informed about investment in their area.

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

Media Team
Western House
Halifax Road

01274 692653

Please contact the media team for press enquiries only. 

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Posted by Sarah
March 1, 2016
Mappleton Water Tower Refurbishment | Yorkshire Water

We are preparing to spend over a quarter of a million pounds on our water tower in Mappleton.

Posted by Sarah
February 24, 2016
Repairs to medieval root store in Upper Nidderdale now complete

Yorkshire Water and the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership have renovated a 200-year-old root store, originally used to store vegetables, in the medieval hamlet of Lodge above the iconic Scar House reservoir.

Posted by Sarah
February 22, 2016
Homeowners Warned of Frozen Water Pipes Risk

Warning raised to avoid repeat of the severe winter of 2010, when insurers handled 3,500 claims per day for burst water pipes.

Posted by Sarah
February 17, 2016
Vital safety improvements at Butterley reservoir will start in March

Our £5million project to replace the spillway at Butterley reservoir in Marsden will start early next month.

Posted by Sarah
February 9, 2016
Early 19th Century milestone restored

A milestone dating back to the early 19th century has been restored after it was found by contractors working for Yorkshire Water.

Posted by Sarah
February 9, 2016
Our new charges and £318m investment plan

We're happy to announce that our new water and sewerage charges will be the second cheapest in the UK and will help to fund our planned £318m investment over the next 12 months.

Posted by Sarah
January 27, 2016
Yorkshire Water named as one of top UK employers of apprentices

We have been named as one of the top employers of apprentices in the UK alongside globally recognised brands such as BT, Jaguar Land Rover and Virgin Media.

Posted by Sarah
January 22, 2016
University of Bradford signs up to the city’s unique ‘Fats to fuel’ recycling project

Used cooking oil from student accommodation will help to power Yorkshire with green electricity

Posted by Sarah
January 18, 2016
Richard Sears appointed as Northern Area President for the Institute of Water

Richard Sears, our Director of Communications, has been selected as the 2016 Northern Area President for the Institute of Water.