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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 Tom
December 2, 2015
Nick Clegg MP celebrates £24million investment in Sheffield’s drinking water

Drinking water supplies in Sheffield are set to receive a boost as Yorkshire Water begins work on a £24million project to upgrade its Rivelin water treatment works near Sheffield.

Posted by Tom
November 19, 2015
World Toilet Day: From cesspits, to Garderobes and washlets – the toilet has a colourful history

To mark World Toilet Day (19th Nov) Yorkshire Water has teamed up with international charity WaterAid to chart the history of the toilet.

Posted by Tom
November 16, 2015
Dog owners urged to keep dogs on leads as 20 sheep killed at Ogden Water

So far this year 20 sheep and lambs have been killed by dogs roaming free on land around Ogden Water.

Posted by Tom
November 10, 2015
85 staff benefit from a living wage

85 of Yorkshire Water’s eligible workforce, including contract partner staff, have received a pay increase totaling £120,000 since the company committed to pay a higher living wage.

Posted by Tom
November 6, 2015
£46m telemetry equipment investment planned

Yorkshire Water has announced a major investment package of £46 million to renew and improve its telemetry equipment that helps control water distribution, quality and treatment throughout the region.

Posted by Tom
October 23, 2015
Over 50,000 blocked sewers prompts ‘3Ps’ toilet reminder

Yorkshire Water has revealed that its sewer technicians have already had to unblock sewers a staggering 50,888 times across the region so far this year.

Posted by Tom
October 22, 2015
£30m action plan unveiled to tackle odours from Saltend site

Yorkshire Water is today announcing a comprehensive action plan to tackle odours from its Saltend waste water treatment works.

Posted by Tom
October 16, 2015
Number of customer complaints drop

The amount of written customer complaints to Yorkshire Water dropped to 7,228 cases in 2014/15, according to the water sector watchdog the Consumer Council for Water.

Posted by Tom
October 13, 2015
Essential safety work to begin at Stubden reservoir

Yorkshire Water will start an essential safety project this month at Stubden reservoir, located off Long Causeway in Denholme, Bradford.