Giant fatberg weighing 40 tonnes removed from London sewer

It was equivalent to the weight of three red London buses and found in Greenwich earlier this year

Urine for a surprise! Reading Festival pee and poop to be turned into renewable energy

Human waste from the festival will produce enough power to run two homes for a day

Thames Water fined £700k for sewage pollution

The Environment Agency said up to 30 million litres of sewage were released from the Maidenhead Sewage Treatment plant

Ofwat ‘concerned’ about four water firms’ business plans

The regulator said there is a ‘significant gap’ between its view of efficient costs and the revised proposals of Anglian Water, SES Water, Thames Water and Yorkshire Water

Thames Water chief Steve Robertson steps down

The water company has struggled with falling profits, leaks and increasing customer complaints

‘Concreteberg’ weighing 105 tonnes blocks London sewer

It is thought to be at least 100 metres long and the biggest blockage Thames Water has ever seen

Thames Water makes no bones about Iron Age skeletons discovery

Human skeletons were found as the water company was preparing to lay new pipes in Oxfordshire

Thames Water’s online tool aims to help customers save money

The free calculator makes predictions based on responses to questions about how much water people use in their homes and gardens

Thames Water invests £200m to tackle leakage issues

The programme is expected to save the equivalent of 172 Olympic swimming pools of water a day

Thames Water turns up the pressure on water thieves

Hundreds of thousands of litres are lost every day – and everything stolen is classed as leakage