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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.


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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. 

Posted by Sarah
March 31, 2017
Wakefield Road set to re-open on Monday

We're aiming to fully re-open Wakefield Road on Monday 3rd April following completion of repairs to the surface caused by a burst water pipe. 

Posted by Sarah
March 30, 2017
Reducing the risk of sewer flooding in Goole

Approximately 30 Properties in Attlee Drive and the surrounding neighbourhood will be protected from sewer flooding by the middle of next year (2018). 

Posted by Sarah
March 29, 2017
Volunteers celebrate planting 1,000th oak tree at Scammonden reservoir

It has taken four years, but a group of conservation volunteers can now celebrate planting the 1,000th oak tree sapling around the edges of Scammondon reservoir. 

Posted by Sarah
March 27, 2017
Quicker deployment of flood pumps to Malton and Boroughbridge

Two large storm pumps have been given new homes so agencies can respond quicker to protect homes and businesses from the risk of flooding.

Posted by Sarah
March 27, 2017
Schools visit local libraries to learn about Hull’s water culture

Six schools from Hull and over 250 pupils have visited their local libraries during the last month to learn about the city’s new ‘water culture’ vision.