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Our policies towards the environment

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Helping provide clean water to the world

Our plans for the future

Becoming more efficient and effective

Find out how and where Yorkshire Water produces and treats sewage sludge

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Existing supplier? How can we help?

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How we are working to embed sustainable accounting across our business.

Find out about our 50 year strategy to deliver wastewater services

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Is Yorkshire Water right for you?

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Climate Change, Tax, Investment in Yorkshire

Here you can find out how we can engage with stakeholders

Keeping stakeholders informed about investment in their area.

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

Media Team
Western House
Halifax Road

01274 692653

Please contact the media team for press enquiries only. 

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Posted by Sarah
December 8, 2016
£2.6 million upgrade of Hull water pumping station is complete

This year Springhead water pumping station in Willerby has been restored to its former this Creative Commons Licence.

Posted by Sarah
December 5, 2016
Free talks for schools

We are offering schools a free talk or workshop to teach pupils how some poorer countries still don’t have access to safe water and sanitation.

Posted by Sarah
December 2, 2016
Flood risk to 15,000 Hull homes reduced as new £16m Bransholme pumping station officially opens

People living in the Bransholme and Kingswood areas of Hull are now benefitting from improved flood defences thanks to the completion of the new £16m storm water pumping station at Bransholme.

Posted by Sarah
November 30, 2016
Over 4% drop in carbon emissions

We're glad to report that we have reduced our carbon emissions by 4.3% in the last three years as we take strides forward to reduce our environmental impact.

Posted by Sarah
November 29, 2016
Yorkshire Water commits £350,000 towards flood barriers

We will be investing £350,000 in temporary flood barriers to reduce the risk of sewerage and water supply services being affected during extreme wet weather.

Posted by Sarah
November 29, 2016
New website for customers to see how their water companies are performing

Customers can now quickly and easily see how their water company is performing and compare it to other companies.

Posted by Sarah
November 28, 2016
Autistic students undertake internships at Yorkshire Water

In September we welcomed seven interns from Lighthouse School and hope that the year-long placement will give the students a far greater chance of securing paid employment in the future.

Posted by Sarah
November 18, 2016
Students advised that social media activity can affect their job prospects

Students at Queensbury School were given valuable advice about how their use of social media can affect their job prospects.

Posted by Sarah
November 17, 2016
Traffic delays expected in Bradford on the Thornton Road A6177 junction

We are advising commuters to expect significant traffic delays in Bradford on Thornton Road