Blog

Creating a positive impact in our community – what responsible businesses and their supply chain can achieve together

Water is the ultimate local product. For the vast majority of customers in our region, the water in their taps comes from a river, reservoir or aquifer less than 50 miles from their home. Our staff live and work in...

April 24, 2018

Peter Simpson: ‘We don’t have all the answers on innovation, so we decided to experiment and collaborate’

We increasingly find ourselves in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment. To prosper we need greater levels of innovation and collaboration. Here at Anglian Water we don’t have all the answers when it comes to creating the water company...

April 24, 2018

Now that’s magic innovation

It seems like everyone in the water industry is talking about innovation at the moment – and we are no exception! Our Board recently held its meeting in public at Newmarket.  Innovation was top of our agenda so it was...

February 26, 2018

Top tips for boosting your career in 2018

Me and my team at Anglian Water receive hundreds of applications every week. We recruit for customer service and finance roles to engineering and tanker drivers. We’ve seen some big changes in recruitment over recent years. One of the biggest...

February 20, 2018

‘We treat everyone’s circumstances as unique and see where we can help’

In this blog debt advisor Rupert Ibbotson shares his experiences of helping customers struggling with their household bills. Everyday in customer support we see a variety of circumstances which can be especially difficult this time of year. In support of...

January 15, 2018

Meet Frisbee the seal

The issue of plastic in our marine environment was highlighted in our region last year when a seal was rescued in Norfolk with a frisbee stuck round her neck. The seal – now nicknamed Frisbee – was rescued by the...

January 8, 2018

Recent rainfall boosts reservoir levels in dry East of England

While last winter was dry and this winter started off as such, our reservoir and groundwater levels are healthy and the recent wet weather has given them a boost. Anglian Water operates in the driest region in the country anyway,...

January 5, 2018

Keeping taps flowing at Christmas

For most of us Christmas is a time to relax and take it easy. But along with A&E staff, police and fire service, Anglian Water has staff on call throughout Christmas, ready to respond in case of an emergency. Sarah...

December 21, 2017

Taking Innovation to Westminster

Recently, the Anglian Water team headed down to Westminster as sponsors of the All Party Parliamentary Water Group’s Annual Innovation Reception. The reception is the highlight of the parliamentary calendar for the water industry, where it shows its best and...

December 13, 2017

Would you pay £2 to fund services for vulnerable customers?

We want to hear what you think about the service we offer to vulnerable customers, and how it should be paid for. Currently we offer specialist services to customers in vulnerable circumstances, including those with health conditions, the elderly, and...

December 11, 2017

News

National ‘Refill’ scheme launches in Colchester

Colchester is the latest town to join the war against plastic as it announces its support of the nationwide ‘Refill’ campaign. The campaign, which initially launched in Bristol, aims to create a national network of free drinking water refill points in a bid...

April 19, 2018

H2O – Let’s Go! Anglian Water wants your views on future plans.

Consultation for company’s draft business plan goes on tour across the region Anglian Water is asking customers to have their say on its draft business plan by talking to people from around the region. The water company will be touring...

April 19, 2018

Anglian Water gets to work over Easter to repair sewer on Parkside, Cambridge

Anglian Water will be closing one lane and a footpath on Parkside in Cambridge next week to carry out an urgent sewer repair. The work will take place from April 1 and 15, working over the bank holiday weekend to...

March 29, 2018

THE FUTURE OF WATER IS NOW! Anglian Water consults on proposals to invest more than £800m to build a resilient water network for the future

 Customers’ chance to have their say on water company plans £65million immediate investment will kick-start the programme Anglian Water has revealed ambitious plans outlining how it intends to manage water supplies to ensure future generations continue to have access to...

March 27, 2018
Mains replacement scheme Ipswich

Anglian Water will invest £900,000 to improve water mains in Glinton

Work will commence this month to replace over 7.3km of mains pipes which supply water to homes in and around Glinton. The essential work, which will involve a number of temporary road closures and diversions, is currently due to be...

March 26, 2018

Hundreds of pounds are, unknowingly, being flushed down the drain by homes across Newmarket, the culprit? A leaky loo!

As part of The Smarter Drop campaign, Anglian Water has been trialling new technology across thousands of properties in the Newmarket area. The campaign, which was set up to help Anglian Water measure customer’s water usage, launched in December 2017...

March 22, 2018

Anglian Water invests £160,000 to improve water mains in Northampton

Anglian Water is currently replacing 700 metres of water main along Harlestone Road in Northampton in order to reduce the risk of burst mains for customers in the local area. The £160k investment will replace a large section of pipe...

March 22, 2018

Anglian Water announces Board and shareholder commitments to improve transparency, show that public interest is at the heart of the business, increase investment and reduce dividends

The Board of Anglian Water, in conjunction with its pension fund-backed shareholders (First State Investments, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, IFM Investors, Dalmore Capital and GLIL Infrastructure), is announcing a series of financial and corporate initiatives to improve transparency, trust...

March 15, 2018

Anglian Water details its improved pension scheme, with fairness and equity at its core

In response to press releases issued by Unite and GMB today, Anglian Water’s statement in response is below: An Anglian Water spokesperson said: “There is no reason to go to ACAS while the unions refuse to be open about what...

March 9, 2018

Applications to Anglian Water Apprenticeship scheme now open

Anglian Water’s latest tranche of apprenticeship vacancies are now open for applications. The water company will be offering over 80 positions this year leading to exciting careers in a vital industry. Anglian Water, which has a big requirement for science...

March 7, 2018