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

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Here you can find out how we can engage with stakeholders

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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 9, 2017
HG2 postcode area identified as sewer blockage zone

The HG2 postcode area of Harrogate has been identified as a sewer blockage hotspot after our sewer technicians were called out over 185 times in the last two years to unblock them.

Posted by Sarah
February 8, 2017
Alan Johnson MP visits Springhead water pumping station

Last week Alan Johnson, Member of Parliament for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle, visited Springhead pumping station in Willerby to see how it has been restored to its former glory.

Posted by Sarah
February 6, 2017
New £3.5 million underground reservoir for Whitby

We are replacing an underground service reservoir, which is located off Castle Road near to Sneaton Castle, with a larger one that will cope with predicted population growth.

Posted by Sarah
February 2, 2017
Pathway improvements at Blackmoorfoort reservoir

The scenic walking path that runs alongside Blackmoorfoot reservoir, south-west of Huddersfield, has just been improved.

Posted by Sarah
February 1, 2017
Our new charges and £386m investment plan

Our new household bills will be the second cheapest in England and Wales and will be used to fund our planned £386m investment over the next 12 months.

Posted by Sarah
January 31, 2017
Ethiopian water utility delegates visit Yorkshire Water

Over the past two weeks Manaye Siyoum from WaterAid and Zelalem Assefra from Debre Tabor Water Utility in Ethiopia have been finding out how Yorkshire Water supplies quality drinking water and treats waste water. 

Posted by Sarah
January 27, 2017
£1m investment into flood resilience of Castle Mills pumping station

We have invested nearly £1m improving the flood resilience of Castle Mills pumping station in York city centre following the 2015 Christmas floods.

Posted by Sarah
January 26, 2017
Recognition for high customer satisfaction levels

We have been ranked as the highest water company, and the second best UK utility company for customer satisfaction in a survey carried out by the Institute of Customer Services.

Posted by Sarah
January 24, 2017
Victorian aqueducts get a makeover

Yorkshire residents might be surprised to learn that a vast network of 62,000 miles of water and sewerage mains, enough pipework to circulate the earth, runs beneath the county.