Yorkshire Water appoints Liz Barber as new CEO

She will replace Richard Flint when he retires this September

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

Hull’s water refill stations to reduce plastics bottles a splash hit

They have helped reduce the use of 100,000 plastic bottles since September 2017

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Yorkshire Water to break world record for… acoustic ears?

The utility aims to install 34,000 auditory devices into its underground pipe network to listen out for leaks

Yorkshire Water donates £200k after sewage pollution

The donation to the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust comes after the water company admitted to sewage entering the Pissy Beds Drain

Yorkshire Water invests almost £8m in treatment plants

The funding aims to improve the quality of water returned to the local water courses

Yorkshire Water wants a ‘straightforward conversation’ with customers

The water firm believes making its data public will help people think more about reducing their usage

Yorkshire Water invests £30m in wastewater treatment plant

It will help the company produce more sludge – a by-product of wastewater treatment and the anaerobic digestion process produces biogas

Yorkshire Water says satellite trial for leak detection was a success

The firm will now move on to the second stage of the £300,000 investment

‘No dig’ sewer technology to save Yorkshire Water £1.25m

It is also expected to increase the lifespan of its underground sewers by up to 50 years