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Here you'll find our very latest Yorkshire Water news and contact details for our media team.

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Posted by Matt
August 30, 2018
Yorkshire Water’s Reggie takes on water challenge with a difference

Yorkshire Water’s Reggie Botfield is taking on a challenge which us Brits might see as extreme but what is typical of what some people in India have to undergo every day.

From tomorrow for two weeks, Reggie, who lives in Leeds, will take part in the ‘The Bihar Water Challenge’, a sponsored 2-week personal challenge during which he will be using only 20 litres of water a day for all life activities - drinking, cooking, cleaning, washing. Reggie will also travel three miles a day by foot to collect his daily supply, a trip often undertaken by those in Bihar, India.

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Posted by Matt
August 30, 2018
Yorkshire Water warns public about bogus callers

Yorkshire Water is urging customers to look out for friends, family and neighbours who could be vulnerable to bogus callers.

The warning comes after several reports in the Allerton area of conmen pretending to be Yorkshire Water staff, so they can gain access to peoples’ homes.

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Posted by Sarah
August 22, 2018
New valve technology trialled by Yorkshire Water to help repair leaks and reduce supply interruptions

Yorkshire Water has trialled a new innovative valve technology designed to reduce supply interruptions to customers when water pipe repair work is carried out.

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Posted by Sarah
August 20, 2018
Phase two of £250,000 sewer upgrade project in Thornhill Lees set to begin

Yorkshire Water have now completed their first phase of work in Lees Hall Road, Dewsbury to divert a water main in order to lay a new sewer pipe.

The £250,000 scheme is designed to reduce the risk of sewer flooding in the area.

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Posted by Sarah
August 20, 2018
New ‘no dig’ technology to add 50 years lifespan to Yorkshire Water’s sewer infrastructure

Yorkshire Water has trialled a world first ‘no dig’ gravity-fed sewer lining system to increase the lifespan of its underground sewers by up to 50 years.

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Posted by Sarah
August 16, 2018
Yorkshire Water invites firms to bid for £1 billion contracts

Yorkshire Water is on the lookout for firms to join a multi-supplier framework for a £1bn programme of civils and building work.

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Posted by Sarah
August 15, 2018
Looking after Calderdale’s countryside

Two summer rangers are patrolling Calderdale’s countryside to keep people safe and help manage reservoir sites during the peak visitor season.

Calderdale Council has welcomed Helen Marriott and Phillip King to the temporary roles in its Countryside Service, with the support of Yorkshire Water.

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Posted by Sarah
August 9, 2018
Yorkshire Water teams up with garden centre for five green ‘finger-tips’ to save water in the garden

Yorkshire Water has joined forces with garden centre Horticap to offer advice on how to use less water whilst still maintaining a stunning summer garden.

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Posted by Sarah
August 6, 2018
Yorkshire Water issues warning after reports of swimmers in Farnley reservoir

Yorkshire Water has issued a stark warning to those who might be tempted by swimming in Farnley reservoir during the hot weather.

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