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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 Matt
July 13, 2018
Yorkshire Water shows support for EuroFLOW river project

On Wednesday the 11th July, Yorkshire Water’s Environmental Assessment Team hosted a field based training day for 15 PhD students from around the world.

Posted by Matt
July 12, 2018
Yorkshire Water invests £1.5m in north Yorkshire peat

Yorkshire Water has invested £1.5m and worked alongside Yorkshire Peat Partnership (YPP) at the Swinton Estate near Masham to improve the quality of Yorkshire’s drinking water.

Peat has been laid down over the uplands of Yorkshire over thousands of years forming vast, wet areas known as blanket bog. Healthy blanket bog helps filter water before it reaches Yorkshire’s reservoirs, but damaged peatlands release particles of organic matter that discolours drinking water and is expensive to remove.

Posted by Sarah
July 5, 2018
Yorkshire Water launches new anti-plastics scheme in Heckmondwike and Birstall

Yorkshire Water has launched Yorkshire on Tap in Heckmondwike and Birstall as it takes another step to take one million bottles out of circulation.

Posted by Sarah
July 3, 2018
Use water wisely as daily demand surges by nearly 200 million litres

As the hot weather spell continues, Yorkshire Water has revealed that daily water consumption has increased by up to an extra 200 million litres – which is more water than the whole of Leeds consumes in one day.

Posted by Sarah
July 2, 2018
Three Barnsley sewage plants converted into green nature reserves

Disused patches of land at three sewage treatment works in Barnsley have been converted into ‘green heart’ nature reserves that provides the perfect habitat for the rare Willow Tit bird and other wildlife.

Posted by Sarah
July 2, 2018
Phase two of work to lay a new water pipe in Otley Road, Harrogate

Yorkshire Water are about to start their second phase of work to lay a new water pipe in Otley Road, Harrogate for new housing developments in the local area.

Posted by Sarah
June 29, 2018
Yorkshire Water pushes priority services register

During National Safeguarding Week, Yorkshire Water is making an extra push to make all customers aware of its priority services register.

Posted by Sarah
June 29, 2018
North Yorkshire Wildfire Group warns of barbecues wildfire risks in the Dales

To reduce the risk of wildfires on North Yorkshire’s moors during the current heatwave, The North Yorkshire Wildfire Group is reminding people it is illegal to have barbeques on moorland.

Posted by Sarah
June 26, 2018
Yorkshire Water and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust start work on first Soak it Up project

Yorkshire Water and the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust began work on their first “Soak it Up” project on Friday, constructing a pond garden and swale to help reduce the impact of surface water at Ainthorpe Primary School in Hull.