Blog

Welcome to the H2OMG festival of water!

We are holding our biggest ever public consultation event which will help inform our five year plan from 2020-2025. The H2OMG Water Festival at The Forum in Norwich is running all week. We are asking customers what’s important to them,...

August 16, 2017

Turning used oil into energy

Pouring used oil down the sink causes blockages in our sewers which can lead to pollution incidents. We clear thousands of blockages like these every year and the problem costs millions. In Norfolk we’re working with Norwich City Council, South...

August 10, 2017
Catchment advisors

FAIRWAY Project – working with farmers across Europe to protect our water

It’s been two and a half years since Anglian Water first started conversations with Isobel Wright (University of Lincoln) who had been approached by Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands.  Together they worked to secure EU funding for...

August 4, 2017

Hard water in our region: Your questions answered

We often get enquiries about limescale in water so we wanted to explain what it is, why it’s there and why it’s really difficult for us to reduce it in our supplies. Our Head of Water Quality, Dr Robin Price,...

July 21, 2017

Chatterton Tower facelift

Next time you start to paint the front room, spare a thought for the team painting Chatterton Water Tower in Spalding, Lincolnshire. This is our biggest paint job of the year – it started in March and is set to...

July 20, 2017

“Potatoes are more interesting than you think!”, a week with the Coastal and Catchment team

Anglian Water was recently awarded Business in the Community’s Responsible Business of the Year award. We were going to ask our Head of Sustainability Andy Brown to tell us about some of the environmental work we do which was praised...

July 18, 2017

Winning Responsible Business of the Year: A proud moment

Anglian Water Chief Executive reflects on winning Responsible Business of the Year at the Business in the Community Awards Anglian Water employs 4,500 people directly, and many thousands more through our partners and contractors, so saying thank you to all of...

July 5, 2017

“I spend a lot of time talking about poo and wee” – the life of an AW education officer

Anglian Water Education Officer Richard Park gives an insight into his work with schoolchildren across our region Whenever I get asked what I do for a job, I have two responses. The long answer is, I spend my time in...

July 4, 2017

Meeting thousands of customers on the Anglian Water Bus

The Anglian Water Bus is making its way around our region – we have already met thousands of customers and we’ve got plenty more to meet in the coming days. The Bus features lots of interactive games and displays, you...

July 4, 2017

Women in Engineering Day 2017

Local school girls from six schools in Cambridgeshire got hands on with engineering and met Anglian Water’s female engineers at a two day event at Burgess Hall, St. Ives on Thursday and Friday last week. Friday was International Women in...

June 26, 2017

News

Anglian Water’s pioneering Green Bond is celebrated at London Stock Exchange welcome event

The London Stock Exchange welcomed Anglian Water to the market on Tuesday at a market opening ceremony following the successful launch of its Green Bond – the first ever sterling bond from a UK utility. Anglian Water successfully launched its £250...

August 17, 2017
Raithby Water Treatment Works at night

Wave to hit the water market

The joint venture between Anglian Water Business (AWB) and NWG Business (NWGB) is cleared by the CMA A 50/50 joint venture between AWB and NWGB gained unconditional clearance by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) today and the parties expect...

August 2, 2017

Anglian Water makes financial history with first public utilities Green Bond

Anglian Water has today issued the first ever public utility sector Sterling (GBP) Green Bond. The £250 million Green Bond will finance a range of activities that support the water company’s ambitious Love Every Drop sustainability strategy, which customers across...

July 31, 2017

Volunteers help River Colne with litter pick

A group of 20 volunteers set about cleaning-up a stretch of the River Colne on 22nd July (Saturday) as part of Anglian Water’s RiverCare project.   The clean-up was carried out along the stretch of the Hythe, by the Wivenhoe...

July 24, 2017

Keep your water healthy this summer

Anglian Water’s Dr. Robin Price shares his tips for keeping tap water in top condition Homeowners and businesses across the region are being urged to make sure their tap water is kept in top condition this summer. Anglian Water’s Head of...

July 24, 2017

Flourishing Environment Grant open for applications

Anglian Water’s Flourishing Environment Grant is open for applications.   The grant was set up by the water company last year to support wetland habitat and wildlife conservation led by community groups and charities.   Previous recipients of the grant...

July 21, 2017

Water Parks named among the best in the country

Five of Anglian Water’s reservoirs and water parks have retained their coveted Green Flag statuses as some of the best green spaces in the country. Rutland Water (Leicestershire), Grafham Water (Cambridgeshire), Pitsford Water (Northamptonshire), Taverham Mill Water Park (Norfolk) and...

July 20, 2017

Anglian Water’s engineering chief takes helm at Institute of Asset Management

Chris Newsome, Anglian Water’s Director of Asset Management, became President of the Institute of Asset Management (IAM) at its AGM last week (25 June). On his appointment, Chris explained the forthcoming year would be one of the most exciting periods...

July 3, 2017

Anglian Water get to work repairing a burst main near Cranfield

Engineers from Anglian Water and its partner, Clancy Docwra, are working to repair a large, important water main that serves Cranfield and the surrounding area. The recent dry weather has caused the clay-based earth to dry and shrink. This ground...

June 29, 2017
A similat Wetland treatment site in North Norfolk

Wet and wild…and clever

Anglian Water announces £500k investment for new Norfolk wetland water treatment facility.  A brand new wetland is to be created in Norfolk, funded by Anglian Water and created in partnership with Norfolk Rivers  Trust and the Environment Agency. The new...

June 29, 2017