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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.

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Posted by Tom
July 29, 2015
£113m waste water contract awarded to AMEY Utility Services

Yorkshire Water has awarded their new waste water network repair and maintenance contract to regulated services provider, Amey. The contract, worth in excess of £113m million, will improve our response and resolution times when dealing with a customer issue.

Posted by Paulo
July 24, 2015
Hull waste water treatment works - update

Latest update on Hull waste water treatment works

Posted by Paul
July 24, 2015
Yorkshire Water Announces New Investment Plans For Hull Waste Water Treatment Works

Yorkshire Water is today announcing plans for a multi-million pound investment programme in Hull Waste Water Treatment Works

Posted by Tom
July 16, 2015
‘Cold Water Kills’ film reveals deadly dangers of swimming in reservoirs

A film that exposes the life threatening risks of swimming in reservoirs has been made to help bring an ends to tragic accidents at Yorkshire’s reservoirs that have occurred in recent years.

Posted by Tom
July 15, 2015
Water levels at healthy 78% to cope with hot weather demand

Yorkshire Water typically provides the region’s five million customers with around 1.2 billion litres of water a day, but they have estimated that due hot weather daily consumption could spike up to 1.4 billion litres a day this summer.

Posted by Tom
July 15, 2015
Six pledges to cut our carbon emissions

A joint Government and industry initiative that aims to save 24 million tonnes of carbon and £1.46 billion a year by 2050 has led to Yorkshire Water making six pledges to reduce its carbon footprint.

Posted by Tom
June 18, 2015
Trio of water experts set to visit Ethiopia

Three water experts are preparing to visit Ethiopia in East Africa as part of a mission to improve the country’s water infrastructure and access to safe, clean water.

Posted by Paul
June 16, 2015
Hull Waste Water Treatment Works Update

We've been working hard to minimise odours from our Hull waste water treatment works and have invested significantly in improvements both to the operation of the site, and the odour control units which help us to manage odours. 

Posted by Tom
June 11, 2015
‘Cold Water Kills’ reservoir safety film on the hunt for young acting talent

Yorkshire Water has launched a competition to find a young acting prodigy to feature in its ‘Cold Water Kills’ reservoir safety film that aims to highlight the risks of swimming in reservoirs during the school summer holidays.