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

Bondholders approve closure of Yorkshire Water’s Cayman companies

The Cayman firms were said to have been created due to the financial structure of its parent company

Yorkshire Water trial to help consumers reduce bills

Customers ideintified as likely to be paying more for water will be offered to use a meter for two years

Yorkshire Water vows to plug water leaks

Yorkshire Water has announced a goal to slash water leakage by 40% before 2025. The commitment follows water regulator Ofwat’s call for companies to clamp down on wastage. The supplier plans to recruit 50 new frontline leakage inspectors, invest in new detection technology and use more in-depth data analytics. It says reducing leakage means less […]

Yorkshire Water fined £45k for raw sewage pollution

Yorkshire Water has been fined £45,000 after pleading guilty for polluting a watercourse with raw sewage. The incident took place in April 2014 in Doncaster, which led to the deaths of several hundred fish, according to the Environment Agency. Raw sewage was discharged from the water firm’s pumping station at Sandy Lane, Belle View, into […]

Yorkshire Water embraces sewage sludge market

Yorkshire Water has announced it is to embrace the sludge treatment market to drive efficiency, boost resilience and accelerate innovation within the water sector. The water company currently spends around 10% of its annual operating costs treating sludge but now plans to offer more opportunities for third-party companies to improve how it transports, treats and […]