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Duke of Edinburgh opening Grafham Reservoir 50 years ago
25 May 2016

A right royal day at Grafham to mark 50th anniversary

• The Duke of Edinburgh visits Grafham Water to celebrate reservoir’s 50th anniversary and open a new facility to secure water supplies for decades to come

• Community and school children kick off a summer of celebration at the water park

• Winning flag designed by Buckden Primary School pupil hoisted by the Duke at the ceremony

19 May 2016

Helping to stamp out flooding in Stamp End, Lincoln

A new £800,000 scheme to manage surface water at Stamp End will reduce the risk of flooding to roads, homes and businesses during heavy rainfall.

19 May 2016

Come on in, the water’s lovely in East Anglia

• Anglian Water celebrates East Anglia’s booming tourism industry as 15 Blue Flag beaches awarded in 2016

The East of England is officially home to some of the world’s best and cleanest beaches. The news comes as this year’s winners of the 2016 Blue Flag and Seaside Awards are announced.

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    1. 16 May 2016

      Buckden pupil’s flag to be raised by Duke of Edinburgh to celebrate Grafham Water's 50th anniversary

      Buckden Primary School children were set a royally important task last week; to design a brand new flag to fly at Grafham Water to celebrate the reservoir’s 50th anniversary and forthcoming visit from the Duke of Edinburgh. 

    2. 04 May 2016

      UK’s largest metaldehyde-free farming trial reveals valuable results

      The first year of the UK’s largest ever metaldehyde-free farming trial has seen a 60% drop in levels of the chemical detected in reservoir tributaries.

    3. 28 April 2016

      Sand sculptures set to wow Skegness

      Skegness is hosting its first ever sand-sculpting workshops and competition event on the central beach.

    4. 27 April 2016

      Suffolk students urged ‘Be Water Aware’ in rescue exercise at Alton Water

      Anglian Water has teamed up with Suffolk Fire and Rescue to warn people of the dangers of jumping and swimming in reservoirs and open water. 

    5. 20 April 2016

      Sandringham Estate joins water metering drive

      Anglian Water technicians have fitted a water meter to the Queen’s home at Sandringham in Norfolk. 

    6. 18 April 2016

      Keep your eyes peeled for pumps!

      Homeowners in Peterborough and Milton Keynes could save themselves cash and worry by handing over their private sewage pumping stations to Anglian Water.

    7. 18 April 2016

      Successful BeachCare launch in Cleethorpes

      On Saturday, April 16, 22 local volunteers of all ages and a litter hunting dog gave up their morning and braved the cold winds to clean up Cleethorpes beach!

    8. 04 April 2016

      £444million investment programme gets underway in the East of England

      Anglian Water will today put the wheels in motion on almost half a billion pounds of investment for the coming financial year.

    9. 01 April 2016

      Solar farms switched on to help power treatment works

      Anglian Water has stepped up its use of renewable energy with 5 new solar farms on its sites.

    10. 31 March 2016

      Essential sewer repairs underway on Victoria Street, Wragby

      Victoria Street, Wragby will be closed from Friday, April 1 while Anglian Water complete essential sewer repairs.


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