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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 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

Anglian Water begins work to repair a damaged sewer in Boston

Emergency work to repair a damaged sewer on High Street in Boston, near the junction with Whitehorse Lane and Liquorpond Street, will begin tomorrow (Wednesday 14 November) and last for approximately three weeks. A full road closure will be in...

November 14, 2018

Anglian Water’s exciting new VR training programmes become a ‘reality’

Anglian Water is trialling new Virtual Reality (VR) in order to create bespoke tailored training programmes for its staff. The brand new Virtual Reality programmes created by Anglian Water and educational experts Edg VR, allow the organisation to train and...

October 31, 2018

Direct from the afterlife: Blow well bats are an Anglian Water Halloween treat

Halloween, it’s the spookiest time of the year, when our streets swarm with gruesome zombies, fearsome vampires and ghoulish ghosts. A time when myth and legend collide, and this year, staff at Anglian Water have had their own spooky encounter...

October 30, 2018

Beware Bogus Callers

Anglian Water issue advice to help keep safe during the dark winter evenings Anglian Water is urging people to take extra care this winter to make sure they’re protected from bogus callers. The number of reported cases of criminal activity...

October 30, 2018

Eel-y good News for the River Wensum!

Anglian Water is installing a brand new eel screen at its site in Norwich as part of significant programme of works designed to make a difference to the endangered species. The European eel is now classed as critically endangered after...

October 24, 2018

Construction leader to take helm at Anglian Water’s flagship alliance

Anglian Water has appointed former Kier MD Paul Fletcher as Director of its @one Alliance – a 15 year partnership of engineering and construction partners. To ensure a smooth transition, Paul joined the Anglian Water alliance in September 2018 and...

October 23, 2018

Green-fingered pupils work with Anglian Water to reduce surface water flooding

A school in Newmarket has become the first in East Anglia to get an eco-drainage scheme from Anglian Water that will help to reduce the risk of flooding from excess surface water. Newmarket schoolchildren starting back at All Saints’ C...

October 16, 2018