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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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Posted by Sarah
December 31, 2018
Woodland Trust, Yorkshire Water and Forest of Bradford kick off the planting of 1 million trees

Earlier this month saw the planting of over 14,000 trees at Ogden Water marking the start of a partnership that will see one million trees planted on land owned by Yorkshire Water and leased by the Woodland Trust to help expand the White Rose Forest as part of the new Northern Forest project.

Posted by Sarah
December 21, 2018
Delivering Christmas cheer to children at hospitals across Yorkshire

Sarah Royal, from Idle in Bradford, has co-ordinated an effort to deliver 1,100 selection boxes to children in eight hospitals across the county.

Posted by Sarah
December 19, 2018
Be kind to your sink this Christmas

Yorkshire Water is urging customers not to tip turkey fat and other leftovers down the plughole after a new study found that one in five still do.

Grease and fat can clog up pipes and sewers which increases the risk of homes being flooded with raw sewage.

Posted by Sarah
December 17, 2018
Helping customers to pay bills a priority for Yorkshire Water

Yorkshire Water is reminding customers of its many schemes which are available that can help towards paying bills.

Posted by Sarah
December 14, 2018
Yorkshire Water offers customers advice on how to cope with freezing temperatures

Snow and freezing temperatures could hit the county this weekend and Yorkshire Water is offering advice on how to keep pipes from freezing and bursting.

Posted by Sarah
December 13, 2018
Local Councillors welcome action plan to address concerns over odours from Rawcliffe treatment works

A new action plan to address odours from Yorkshire Water’s Rawcliffe waste water treatment works has been welcomed by local Councillors.

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.