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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 Sarah
October 16, 2017
Farmers asked to use slug pellets carefully to protect river water quality

We are calling on farmers on land near the rivers Derwent, Wiske and Ouse to manage the use of slug control pesticides carefully to reduce the impact they could have on tap water quality.

Posted by Sarah
October 13, 2017
North Road in Halsham to be closed for one week as part of water main renewal project

As part of a £3.5m scheme by Yorkshire Water to lay a new water pipe from Burstwick to Halsham,  from Monday 16th October a section of the North Road (B1362) in Halsham close to the Mausoleum and Pastures Fish Pond will be closed to enable contractors to safely lay new pipework.

Posted by Sarah
October 11, 2017
Flood action group to hold multi-agency safety day

The Tadcaster Flood Action Group is holding a day-long fair about flood safety and community resilience this weekend.

Posted by Sarah
October 11, 2017
£20m project at Lundwood waste water treatment works about to start

We're about to start work on a £20 million project which will see Lundwood sewage treatment works in Barnsley become one of the most efficient waste water treatment works in the region. 

Posted by Sarah
October 11, 2017
Doncaster’s leakiest pipe set to be replaced in £100,000 project

The four inch wide water main along Silver Street, Doncaster, has burst over six times in the last five years and so is being replaced to ensure residents and businesses drinking water quality is maintained.

Posted by Sarah
October 9, 2017
Invasive rhododendron plant to be removed around Walshaw Dean reservoirs

We're continuing with removing the invasive rhododendron plant that has colonised the moorland surrounding Walshaw Dean’s middle reservoir north of Hebden Bridge next week.

Posted by Sarah
October 6, 2017
Funky street furniture fitted at Hull’s designer drinking fountains

Nine eye-catching pieces of street furniture have been added to Hull’s three new designer drinking fountains to complete the new ‘city oases’ landmarks.

Posted by Sarah
October 3, 2017
£3.4 million investment in Selby’s drinking water

We have now installed innovative technology at Great Heck Water Treatment Works as part of our major investment in Selby’s drinking water. 

Posted by Sarah
October 2, 2017
Book opens up insight into building techniques from two-centuries ago

We've uncovered a book at one of our offices which has shed light on how reservoirs and dams were built 125 years ago in the Victorian-era.