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Our policies towards the environment

Regulatory information and performance reports

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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
March 1, 2019
Yorkshire Water backs calls for mental health first aid training in the workplace

Yorkshire Water is backing calls for mental health first aid to be made compulsory in UK workplaces and given the same importance as physical first aid training.

Posted by Sarah
February 26, 2019
Yorkshire Water to unleash ‘Wipesaur’ on Leeds Rhinos fans

Yorkshire Water’s anti-blockage mascot 'Wipesaur' will be at Headingley Emirates on Friday to spread the word to Leeds Rhinos fans ahead of their Betfred Super League match with Wakefield Trinity.

Posted by Sarah
February 26, 2019
West Yorkshire’s leakiest water supply pipes get upgraded

Yorkshire Water is carrying out a £600,000 scheme in six towns and cities to renew 131 water supply pipes feeding people’s homes, as the firm aims to slash the amount of water lost through leaks.

Posted by Sarah
February 21, 2019
£17m phosphorus removal schemes to improve water quality of northern becks and rivers

Yorkshire Water has started a £17m scheme to improve the final effluent released into rivers and becks from four of its sewage plants to help meet environmental targets on phosphorus removal.

Posted by Sarah
February 20, 2019
Two new fish passes open up on the River Don

Two new fish pass ‘superhighways’ have been created on the River Don as efforts continue to re-introduce more salmon into the centre of Sheffield.

Posted by Sarah
February 19, 2019
Local MP checks in on Yorkshire Water Harrogate investment

Harrogate MP Andrew Jones recently visited Trinity Road to see the progress of Yorkshire Water’s £3m project to increase the clean water capacity for the town.

Posted by Sarah
February 15, 2019
Yorkshire Water launches environment workshop at Addingham Primary School

Yorkshire Water and the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust were at Addingham Primary School as it launched its latest “Soak it Up” workshop - an innovative approach to reducing water in drainage.

Posted by Sarah
February 13, 2019
Yorkshire Water offers free talks and workshops to schools

Yorkshire Water is offering schools and youth groups a free talk or workshop to teach pupils how some poorer countries do not have access to safe water and sanitation.

Posted by Sarah
February 12, 2019
Miles without Stiles – the easy way to enjoy the Peak District National Park

The Peak District National Park’s most accessible routes are highlighted in a new book, Miles without Stiles, thanks to funding from Yorkshire Water.