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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.

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Posted by Sarah
July 20, 2018
Yorkshire Water issues warning after reports of swimmers in reservoirs

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

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Posted by Sarah
July 19, 2018
New wheelchair friendly path at Cod Beck reservoir

A new path has been created at Cod Beck reservoir near Osmotherley to link to the bridge that has recently opened that provides safe access over the beck.

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Posted by Sarah
July 18, 2018
Yorkshire Water looks for best STEM talent in Bradford

Yorkshire Water will be attending the upcoming Bradford Science Festival as it looks to seek out the best talent in the city.

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Posted by Matt
July 13, 2018
Yorkshire Water shows support for EuroFLOW river project

On Wednesday the 11th July, Yorkshire Water’s Environmental Assessment Team hosted a field based training day for 15 PhD students from around the world.

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Posted by Matt
July 12, 2018
Yorkshire Water invests £1.5m in north Yorkshire peat

Yorkshire Water has invested £1.5m and worked alongside Yorkshire Peat Partnership (YPP) at the Swinton Estate near Masham to improve the quality of Yorkshire’s drinking water.

Peat has been laid down over the uplands of Yorkshire over thousands of years forming vast, wet areas known as blanket bog. Healthy blanket bog helps filter water before it reaches Yorkshire’s reservoirs, but damaged peatlands release particles of organic matter that discolours drinking water and is expensive to remove.

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Posted by Sarah
July 5, 2018
Yorkshire Water launches new anti-plastics scheme in Heckmondwike and Birstall

Yorkshire Water has launched Yorkshire on Tap in Heckmondwike and Birstall as it takes another step to take one million bottles out of circulation.

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Posted by Sarah
July 3, 2018
Use water wisely as daily demand surges by nearly 200 million litres

As the hot weather spell continues, Yorkshire Water has revealed that daily water consumption has increased by up to an extra 200 million litres – which is more water than the whole of Leeds consumes in one day.

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Posted by Sarah
July 2, 2018
Three Barnsley sewage plants converted into green nature reserves

Disused patches of land at three sewage treatment works in Barnsley have been converted into ‘green heart’ nature reserves that provides the perfect habitat for the rare Willow Tit bird and other wildlife.

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Posted by Sarah
July 2, 2018
Phase two of work to lay a new water pipe in Otley Road, Harrogate

Yorkshire Water are about to start their second phase of work to lay a new water pipe in Otley Road, Harrogate for new housing developments in the local area.

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