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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 Tom
September 23, 2015
Blue whale sized screw pumps to be fitted as part of Hull's £16 million flood protection scheme

Yorkshire Water is about to reach a major milestone on its plans to install a new state-of-the-art surface water pumping station to provide protection to around 15,000 properties in Bransholme and Kingswood.

Posted by Tom
September 16, 2015
Action taken to protect Hull, Ouse and Derwent rivers from slug pellet contamination

Yorkshire Water is calling on local farmers based on catchment land surrounding the Hull, Ouse and Derwent rivers to carefully manage the use of slug control pesticides in a bid to reduce the impact they have on drinking water.

Posted by Tom
September 8, 2015
Innovative 'Spider' machine helps restore wildlife habitats on the River Washburn

Yorkshire Water’s trial works to improve the quality of the river environment downstream of Swinsty reservoir is now well underway thanks to the help of a 'Spider' machine.

Posted by Tom
August 26, 2015
Unique ‘Fats to fuel’ recycling project in Bradford to expand

A ‘fats to fuel’ recycling project in Bradford plans to expand  across parts of the city to harness the bio fuel potential of waste cooking oil, whilst also protecting local sewers.

Posted by Tom
August 21, 2015
Ancient woodland to be taken back to its roots

A 14-year project to restore Yorkshire’s ancient woodland back to its original state has reached its second phase with 63,000 native trees expected  to be planted before 2020.

Posted by Paulo
August 18, 2015
Update - Hull waste water treatment works

Latest update on Hull waste water treatment works

Posted by Tom
August 12, 2015
Government moorland advisors descend upon Keighley Moor

A meeting of the country’s senior moorland officials has taken place on Keighley Moor to discuss Government policy for the long-term sustainability of the English uplands.

Posted by Tom
August 12, 2015
Quest to reduce water pollution caused by nitrate fertilisers

Yorkshire Water has opened a specialist £8m water treatment facility in Hull as part of a wider project to inspire a culture change in agricultural practices amongst East Yorkshire farmers.


Posted by Tom
July 30, 2015
£281,000 raised for WaterAid

Staff, partners and customers of Yorkshire Water have helped raise £281,000 for international charity WaterAid over the past year.