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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

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Halifax Road

01274 692653

Please contact the media team for press enquiries only. 

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Posted by Sarah
December 12, 2018
MP supports Yorkshire Water blockages campaign

The MP for Leeds Central, Hilary Benn, met with a team of Yorkshire Water engineers in Beeston to observe the team conduct a proactive health check on the local sewers.

Posted by Sarah
December 11, 2018
Yorkshire Water to open up water resources data as part of ‘straightforward conversation’ with customers on water use

With the summer’s unusually dry weather continuing into the winter months, Yorkshire Water has announced it is to become the first water company to regularly publish its full data on the region’s water resources.

Posted by Sarah
December 3, 2018
MP shown six thousand year-old tools found on £2.3m Yorkshire Water scheme

Kevin Hollinrake MP was shown tools from 4000BC which were uncovered on a pipeline route at Yorkshire Water’s £2.3m investment scheme near Bagby.

Posted by Sarah
November 29, 2018
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust backs ‘Yorkshire on Tap’ campaign to cut plastic bottle use

Visitors to Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s popular visitor centres can now enjoy free refills of Yorkshire Water after the Trust became the latest organisation to sign up to the ‘Yorkshire on Tap’ campaign, which aims to protect the environment from plastic pollution by reducing the use of plastic bottles

Posted by Sarah
November 28, 2018
Peak District National Park scoops accessibility award for Miles without Stiles

A Peak District National Park initiative to help people with limited mobility to enjoy the countryside has been honoured by Accessible Derbyshire.

Posted by Sarah
November 27, 2018
Yorkshire Water apprentices earn top prize

Two apprentices from Yorkshire Water claimed the top prize at the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring (WWEM) Conference Apprenticeship competition.

Posted by Sarah
November 23, 2018
Yorkshire Water invests £1.7m in East Cottingwith scheme

Yorkshire Water has started a £1.7m scheme to replace 3km of sewer pipe in East Cottingwith.

Posted by Sarah
November 22, 2018
Bradford Council support Yorkshire Water plastic reduction campaign

Bradford Council has given its support to Yorkshire Water’s Yorkshire on Tap campaign to remove one million plastic bottles from circulation.

Posted by Sarah
November 20, 2018
Yorkshire Water to invest £30m in Saltend treatment works

Yorkshire Water is to invest £30m in its waste water treatment works in Saltend, Hull to improve the site's operation.