Blog

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

Joining forces to protect our water resources for all

Here at AW water is our business and it’s on our minds all day every day. So you would expect us to be talking about why it is so important to protect it. But yesterday that same message was being...

May 30, 2018

Keeping the taps flowing, today and tomorrow

Water is vital for life, our economy, our environment and also our enjoyment, so we are continually looking to the future to make sure we have enough to go around for both today and tomorrow. We get much less rain...

May 23, 2018

Could you bring Wisbech’s story to the Royal Albert Hall?

Are you an aspiring young presenter from Wisbech? Would you like the chance to be on stage at the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London, standing alongside Sir Lenny Henry? On the 3rd July Business in the Community is holding...

May 16, 2018

Wellbeing is firmly on the agenda

I recently re-joined Anglian Water as Group Director of People, after a break of nine years when I was working in other organisations. As you might expect some things remain remarkably familiar whilst others have evolved beyond recognition. Looking after...

April 27, 2018

Working together for the future of water in the East

Last year myself and a group of farmers, drainage engineers and environmental experts found ourselves bumping along in a trailer behind a tractor deep in the Lincolnshire fens. On one side were fields of wheat and vegetables and on the...

April 26, 2018

News

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As UK heatwave hits, Anglian Water warns of dangers of jumping into reservoirs

Water company tells people to heed the hidden dangers below the water’s surface With this weekend set to be a scorcher, many people will be looking for ways to keep cool and refreshed while having fun in the sun. However,...

June 27, 2018

Anglian Water chief executive retains top 20 title in national Glassdoor awards

Anglian Water CEO Peter Simpson has been named as one of the UK’s top business leaders to work for by employee review site Glassdoor. The website asks users to rate and rank CEOs and Peter Simpson came in at number...

June 20, 2018

Flourishing Environment Grant now open for applications

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

June 8, 2018

Anglian Water announces coalition to rid East of England of problem plastics by 2030

Anglian Water has become the first water company to announce a radical commitment to rid the East of England of plastic waste by 2030. This ambitious pledge will tackle all plastic waste which isn’t reusable, recyclable or compostable. Anglian Water...

June 7, 2018

Celebrating World Oceans Day in the East

Meet Wallace the Wipe Monster! He’ll be helping us this Friday on World Oceans Day when we’re working with some fantastic groups across our region to put on a host of events and activities aimed at raising awareness of the...

June 5, 2018

Anglian Water first to complete removal of its Cayman company

Anglian Water has become the first UK water company to complete the removal of its Cayman Islands company from its financial structure. The Cayman Islands company was always registered in the UK for tax and Anglian Water never received any...

June 5, 2018

Anglian Water Services Limited Preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2018

Delivering for customers, shareholders and the environment: an exceptional year of achievement and challenge for Anglian Water Strong financial performance: Revenue for the year of £1,248.9 million, an increase of £21.9 million (1.8 per cent) on 2016/17 Operating profit of...

June 5, 2018
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Pesticide amnesty in Essex hailed a success

A pesticide amnesty sponsored by Anglian Water has enabled the removal of over a tonne of unused and redundant pesticides from farms in Essex. The pesticide amnesty, focused around Drinking Water Protected Areas feeding the Ardleigh Reservoir, was the third...

May 18, 2018
Pitsford Tower

Anglian Water warns of dangers of jumping into reservoirs

Teens told to heed warnings of the hidden dangers below the water’s surface Following the warm bank holiday weekend, staff at Anglian Water have received reports and seen social media posts of teenagers and young adults jumping into Pitsford reservoir...

May 11, 2018

Your local beach needs you!

BeachCare volunteers called to help tackle problem plastics at Southend. Ahead of the official start of the Bathing Water season next week, Anglian Water is calling volunteers to take to the shoreline of Southend-on-Sea this Saturday (12 May) to join...

May 10, 2018