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13 July 2018

Ensuring water supplies for the future

Supplying water to meet the needs of our region is a huge task, and we have to keep taps running whatever the weather. We have just had one of the driest Junes on record, but despite lots of debate on […]

04 July 2018

The Wisbech story – being Responsible Business of the Year

For the past 12 months we’ve been extremely proud to hold the title of Responsible Business of the Year. One of the most important community projects we have been involved in in recent years is a partnership in Wisbech in […]

28 June 2018

Armed Forces Week: Catherine’s story

Let me introduce myself.  My name is Catherine Fearon and I am Water Quality Regulation Manager for Anglian Water, currently seconded to the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI), our water quality regulator, for 6 months and also a Lieutenant Commander in […]

All archived news

    1. 14 July 2016

      Pull the plug on cowboy plumbers and keep water healthy

      The UK’s water supplies are among the healthiest in the world – but problems in people’s own homes lead to thousands of avoidable drinking water test failures every year, a report has shown.


    2. 13 July 2016

      Last chance to apply for apprenticeships

      The deadline is looming for applications to join the next generation of water engineers in our region.

    3. 12 July 2016

      Break the taboo on things down the loo

      Around 800 tonnes of wipes, tampons and other sanitary items are removed from sewers every week in the Eastern region, according to new figures from Anglian Water.

    4. 27 June 2016

      Cambridgeshire school girls catch the engineering bug at Women in Engineering event

      Local school girls from six schools in Cambridgeshire had the opportunity to get hands on with engineering and meet Anglian Water’s engineers in a two day event in St. Ives. 

    5. 24 June 2016

      Marching out to support National Armed Forces Day in Cleethorpes

      Cleethorpes is set to stage the biggest event in the Armed Forces calendar later this month (25 June), and Anglian Water has lent a hand to show its support for service men and women across the region. 

    6. 23 June 2016

      Anglian Water teams prepare for intense rainfall

       Heavy rain is expected across large parts of the East of England again this evening and Anglian Water teams are gearing up to respond.

    7. 22 June 2016

      Rubbish hauled from Kirkley Stream to reduce risk of flooding

      A pile of wooden pallets, plastic rubbish, tree and hedge trimmings have been hauled from the Kirkley Stream in Lowestoft following last week’s heavy rainfall. 

    8. 20 June 2016

      Anglian Water urges reservoir visitors to stay water safe

      Anglian Water is warning people of the dangers of swimming and jumping in reservoirs and open water during for the Royal Life Saving Society’s Drowning Prevention Week. 

    9. 15 June 2016

      UK’s largest metaldehyde-free farming trial expanded for a second year

      The UK’s largest ever metaldehyde-free farming trial has been expanded after successful first year results achieved a 60% drop in levels of the chemical detected in reservoir tributaries. 

    10. 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


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