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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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Halifax Road

01274 692653

Please contact the media team for press enquiries only. 

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Posted by Sarah
January 16, 2018
Clean water improvements within Ferry Road, South Cave

We are about to carry out work within Ferry Road, South Cave to connect the village to a new water main which was laid last year under the A63.

Posted by Sarah
January 16, 2018
More Hall reservoir improved with wheelchair friendly pathways

Yorkshire Water has improved approximately 1.5km of its footpath on the southern side of More Hall reservoir near Stocksbridge, Sheffield as part of plans to improve access for all visitors to some of the Company’s beauty spots. 

Posted by Sarah
January 3, 2018
New water pipe, Otley Road, Harrogate.

We're about to lay a new water pipe along Otley Road, Harrogate to support new housing developments nearby.

Posted by Sarah
December 22, 2017
Teetotal Santa on the Yorkshire Water this Christmas

Santa is asking the people of Yorkshire to leave out water for him on Christmas Eve as he delivers presents to the children of the region. 

Posted by Sarah
December 22, 2017
Christmas dinner sewer blockage warning as 2,500 sewers suffer in December

The fats, oils and greases (FOGs) from meat and gravies can often stick together in narrow sewers and cause ‘fatbergs’ which block them up. As such, advice is to instead pour cooking juices into a jam jar and then when full dispose of in the bin. 

Posted by Sarah
December 21, 2017
Delivering Christmas cheer to children at Bradford Royal Infirmary

Sarah Royal, from Idle in Bradford, has donated over a thousand selection boxes to children in hospitals at Christmas over the past four years. Hospitals include Airedale, Bradford Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal.

Posted by Sarah
December 20, 2017
New sheep seats ewe can look out for at west Yorkshire reservoir

Visitors to a west Yorkshire reservoir may notice a small flock of sheep grazing on the pathway, but a closer inspection will reveal them as ‘n-ewe’ inspired seats for walkers to rest at and admire the reservoir views. #FoundEwe

Posted by Sarah
December 19, 2017
Yorkshire Water colleagues support food banks this Christmas

Every year Yorkshire Water colleagues dig deep to make food bank donations at Christmas to make sure vulnerable people don’t go hungry and this year is no exception.

Posted by Sarah
December 14, 2017
Emergency repairs on Cartworth Road, HD9

We need to close Cartworth Road between The Royds and the junction with Cartworth Bank Road from Saturday 16th to Sunday 17th December to carry our emergency repairs; a fully signed diversion will be in place.