Yorkshire Water fined £1.6m for ‘reckless’ sewage pollution

The court heard the water company’s George Street detention tank in Bradford was full for up to eight months during 2018, leading to 25 unauthorised sewage spills

Yorkshire Water installs alarms across properties to reduce sewer flooding

The devices will monitor the water level within the combined sewer gullies using a pressure sensor which sends an alert remotely when an increase in level is identified

Yorkshire Water to tackle leakage under new partnership

It is part of a £28m investment programme to help meet its target of halving water leakage by 2050

UK trials technology to deliver broadband through water pipes

Yorkshire Water has started investigations in South Yorkshire to plan the first UK pilot

Yorkshire Water appoints Nicola Shaw as new chief executive

She was most recently the UK Executive Director for National Grid and will replace Liz Barber

Five water firms under investigation over wastewater treatment practices

Ofwat has raised concerns over how these water companies were running sewage treatment works

Yorkshire Water announces ‘ground-breaking’ wastewater treatment project

The results of the project are expected to enable the water firm to improve the performance of its treatment works and help meet its environmental and sustainability goals

Aldi commits to selling only plastic-free wipes

The UK supermarket set to only offer biodegradable wipes

Nearly 45% of Britons ‘wrongly dispose of unflushables’

Three-in-ten are flushing wet wipes, new survey finds

Yorkshire Water to pay £300k for sewage discharge

The water firm will give the money to the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust