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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 7, 2016
Drinking more water can aid weight loss, research reveals

Back in January we joined forces with the NHS to encourage people to drink more water

Posted by Sarah
April 1, 2016
Reservoir fishing season kicks off at Washburn Valley

Anglers will be getting their rods at the ready as Yorkshire Water’s fishery in the Washburn Valley is set to be topped up with thousands of rainbow trout to mark the beginning of the 2016 reservoir fishing season.

Posted by Sarah
March 16, 2016
‘Trees for Yorkshire’ campaign at Scammonden reservoir

A group of conservation volunteers have planted 250 oak trees around Scammonden reservoir as part of a ‘Trees for Yorkshire’ campaign to help create a more climate change resilient environment.

Posted by Sarah
March 9, 2016
Victoria and Albert Museum snaps up photos of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Photos taken by one of our colleagues, Tony Banks who worked as an Intelligence Photographer during the fall of the Berlin wall are to be moved to the Victoria and Albert museum archives.

Posted by Sarah
March 3, 2016
Booking opens for the autumn term at our Education Centres

We are now taking bookings for the autumn 2016 term at our Education Centres in Bradford and Leeds.

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.