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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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01274 692653

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Posted by Sarah
September 14, 2018
Yorkshire Water turns to tiny mite in the fight against invasive weeds

Yorkshire Water is stepping up the fight against one of the UK’s most invasive non-native aquatic weeds by working with CABI scientists to release an army of mites to suppress the pesky weeds.

Posted by Sarah
September 13, 2018
Yorkshire Water is nearing completion of its million pound scheme in Toller Lane to Bradford city centre

From September 13th, Morrison Utility Services (MUS), who are completing the work on Yorkshire Water’s behalf, will start some roadworks in Westgate near to the City Road roundabout which, for safety reasons will need temporary three-way traffic lights. This work is expected to take approximately five days to complete. 

Posted by Sarah
September 11, 2018
McDonald's and local community join Yorkshire Water in Farnley Reservoir clean up

Local residents joined employees from McDondald's and Yorkshire Water in a clean up at Farnley Reservoir. Over 70 bags of rubbish were collected making a huge difference to the reservoir and its wildlife.

Posted by Sarah
September 11, 2018
MP throws support behind Yorkshire Water wet wipes campaign

Thelma Walker, MP for Colne Valley has given her support to Yorkshire Water’s wet wipes awareness campaign after spending time with members of the firm’s blockage team.

Posted by Sarah
September 6, 2018
Yorkshire Water signs up to Clean Van Commitment

Yorkshire Water has signed up to the Clean Van Commitment, led by Global Action plan, in a bid to help reduce pollution in the county.

Posted by Sarah
September 3, 2018
Yorkshire Water to review all customer accounts to ensure lowest tariff

Yorkshire Water will review all customer accounts to ensure they are on the cheapest tariff. It is all part of its promise to offer a personalised service which is affordable for all after submitting its PR19 business plan to regulator Ofwat.

Posted by Matt
August 30, 2018
Yorkshire Water’s Reggie takes on water challenge with a difference

Yorkshire Water’s Reggie Botfield is taking on a challenge which us Brits might see as extreme but what is typical of what some people in India have to undergo every day.

From tomorrow for two weeks, Reggie, who lives in Leeds, will take part in the ‘The Bihar Water Challenge’, a sponsored 2-week personal challenge during which he will be using only 20 litres of water a day for all life activities - drinking, cooking, cleaning, washing. Reggie will also travel three miles a day by foot to collect his daily supply, a trip often undertaken by those in Bihar, India.

Posted by Matt
August 30, 2018
Yorkshire Water warns public about bogus callers

Yorkshire Water is urging customers to look out for friends, family and neighbours who could be vulnerable to bogus callers.

The warning comes after several reports in the Allerton area of conmen pretending to be Yorkshire Water staff, so they can gain access to peoples’ homes.

Posted by Sarah
August 22, 2018
New valve technology trialled by Yorkshire Water to help repair leaks and reduce supply interruptions

Yorkshire Water has trialled a new innovative valve technology designed to reduce supply interruptions to customers when water pipe repair work is carried out.