Northumbrian Water hit with £540k fine for sewage pollution

Durham County Court heard a blockage in a combined sewer in May 2017 caused sewage to pour out of a manhole cover and discharge into the watercourse that runs through Heads Hope Dene near Castle Eden

Water companies to pay for low customer satisfaction rankings

Thames Water has to pay nearly £16.7 million and Southern Water £4.9 million for poor customer satisfaction

Northumbrian and Welsh Water team up for smart meter trial to reduce leaks and bills

They are working with internet experts B4T to trial its Jellyfish device clips on to existing water meters

Environment Agency: ‘Certain water companies fall short of their environmental responsibilities’

Last year saw the second-highest number of serious pollution incidents since 2015, a new report suggests

Competition watchdog to examine Ofwat’s price review after appeals

Last December, the regulator said water companies across England and Wales must cut their bills by 12% before 2025

Northumbrian Water to pay out £1.1m over pollution offences

The financial contributions are expected to go towards environmentally focused work located in and around the areas where the incidents occurred

Northumbrian Water taps into offshore wind PPA with Ørsted

The 10-year deal is the first direct supply agreement between a business and a UK offshore wind farm

Argonaut Power and Northumbrian Water team up for battery storage pilot

The technology will be trialled at a number of the utility’s sites across the North East, Essex and Suffolk

Northumbrian Water fined £33k for three pollution incidents

It included a discharge of untreated sewage into Smithy Burn at Broomley

Northumbrian Water inks 100% renewable power deal

Orsted’s wind farms will supply green electricity to 1,858 of the water company’s sites