Water company ‘one of best employers for women’

Yorkshire Water has been ranked as one of the top 50 best employers of women in the UK. The accolade has come from The Times, which has recognised Yorkshire Water in its annual Top 50...

Lab starts work

Southern Water’s new laboratory has started work, testing hundreds of chemical and microbiology samples each day. The lab, run by ALS Environmental, plays a vital role in ensuring that the company’s drinking water always meets...

Volunteer scheme is expanded

An award-winning scheme launched by Northumbrian Water to help tackle water pollution is set to grow across the North East region. The initiative involves volunteer Water Rangers walking, weekly or fortnightly, along local public access...

Pumping station refurbished

Springhead water pumping station in Willerby near Hull has been restored to its former glory by Yorkshire Water in a £2.6m project. The station is a Grade 2 listed building dating back to 1864 but...

Joint venture is created

South Staffordshire plc and Pennon Group plc have announced a joint venture that will create the fourth largest non-household water retail business. Operating as Pennon Water Services (PWS), the partnership strengthens South Staffordshire Plc Group’s...

Which? report reveals Scotland’s water industry is ‘the most trusted sector’

Scotland’s water industry is the most trusted sector among consumers, according to a report from Which? The water sector is given a 68% trust rating, putting it ahead of the food/grocery sector and technology appliances...

Water: open for business

From April more than 1.2 million small businesses, charities and public sector bodies in England will be free to choose their water and wastewater supplier. Eligible customers with business premises who pay their water bill...

Anglian Water unveils £425million investment plan

Anglian Water has unveiled a huge investment programme for the year ahead, worth £425million. The money will be targeted at maintaining and improving customer services across the East of England. Funds will be invested into the...

Water Market Reform

Are Wholesalers ready and able to comply with the MOSL Water Codes obligations on keeping Retailers informed of events or issues that have the potential to affect their customers? In April 2017, Water Wholesalers and...

Habitat improvements on River Hull boost wildlife

Conservation work on the River Hull funded by Yorkshire Water has been undertaken to create a better habitat for rare bird species and otters. The work involved clearing trees and planting reed beds on the...