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Can you save on your water bill?

We believe that the bill for your water and sewerage service is great value for money. But we also understand that household budgets can sometimes be difficult to balance, so here’s some tips to help you reduce your bill. The...

November 23, 2018

Wrap up your home ready for winter

Now is the time to think about getting your home all wrapped up for Christmas – and that means getting those pipes insulated. Protecting your pipes from freezing means you can have peace of mind this festive period and concentrate...

November 12, 2018

World Town Planning Day – Enabling Sustainable Growth

Thursday 8th November is World Town Planning Day – celebrated in 30 countries on four continents. The day is to recognise and promote the role of town planning (also known as spatial planning) in creating great places and communities. Planners...

November 7, 2018

Win a compost bin!

Composting is a great way to help keep our pipes clear and garden in a water wise way. So we’re giving away three hot compost bins to help get you started. All you have to do to be in with...

September 17, 2018

Our tips for the best water saving products and gadgets

The UK is currently baking with temperatures reaching 33C. The warm weather is perfect for topping up on vitamin D and turning our pale legs brown, but this type of weather can also impact water consumption with more showers needed...

August 7, 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...

July 13, 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...

July 4, 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...

June 28, 2018

Top ten tips to stay water wise, as the warm spell sets in

Rainfall was below average for May, according to recent weather reports. Now with the warm, settled weather predicted to continue for the next few weeks, Anglian Water is encouraging customers to stay hydrated and healthy but also remain water wise....

June 25, 2018

Taming the Beast – how we dealt with February’s wintry weather

What a start to the year. With the warmer weather now here it’s hard to believe that just a few months ago our region was hit by some of the worst cold weather in its history. The ‘Beast from the...

June 19, 2018

News

Anglian Water tackles wet wipe woes as water industry launches new flushability standard

Anglian Water, alongside Water UK and other water companies, is launching a new flushability standard for all wet wipes in a bid to combat the blockages which currently cost the East of England £15 million a year. From today, manufacturers...

January 11, 2019

Anglian Water begins drilling as part of £5million investment into new pipeline for Alconbury

Anglian Water will begin work to install 1.7km of new water pipeline in Huntingdon next week. The scheme, costing over £5million, will see 1.7km of brand new pipeline laid down St Peters Road and Abbots Ripton Road, to connect with...

January 10, 2019

Anglian Water first to secure benchmark Competent Operator Scheme certification

Today (09 January), Anglian Water has become the first water company in the UK to secure the latest Competent Operator Scheme (COS) certificate from the water industry competency assessment body Energy & Utility Skills, in close coordination with the Drinking...

January 9, 2019

Have yourself a merry little Christmas as Anglian Water staff have it all covered

For most of us, Christmas is a time to relax and take it easy. But along with hospitals, doctors, police and the fire service, Anglian Water has staff on call throughout the most wonderful time of the year, ready to...

December 20, 2018

Bin your turkey fat and help keep the region’s pipes clear this Christmas

Anglian Water is urging Christmas cooks not to let turkey fat escape down the plughole this festive season. This year, staff have been busy clearing thousands of blockages from the region’s pipes. There are more than 40,000 blockages a year...

December 20, 2018

Official opening of Hartlepool’s £6.4million water treatment works

Last week (14 December) marked the official opening of Hartlepool Water’s new multi-million pound water treatment scheme which will enhance the treatment of the water for the town and ensure a secure water supply for generations to come. Chief Executive...

December 17, 2018

Wrap up your homes in case of a White Christmas or chilly New Year

Anglian Water is helping customers to Keep Pipes Cosy during the colder weather. Even though the odds are stacked against a White Christmas this year, Anglian Water is encouraging homeowners to be prepared and wrap up their homes, as well...

December 13, 2018

Anglian Water named ‘Utility Company of the Year’ for 2018

Anglian Water staff are today celebrating after scooping the top prize at last night’s prestigious Utility Week Awards. The water company won the coveted ‘Utility of the Year’ Award, after fighting off competition from other organisations including Northumbrian Water and...

December 11, 2018

Anglian Water named as the UK’s best place to work

Employer review website Glassdoor has revealed that Anglian Water has topped it’s annual best place to work table. After coming second to Google in the annual league table last year, the website, which uses online reviews by current and former...

December 5, 2018

Lincolnshire coastline gets thumbs up for quality

All bathing waters in Lincolnshire rated excellent for water quality. Bathing waters in Lincolnshire have been given a record thumbs up for water quality with all of them rated as ‘Excellent’ for the first time since 2013 in this year’s...

November 15, 2018