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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

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

News

Field of crops

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

Winterton Water Treatment Works reopen after collaborative approach between Anglian Water and local farmers

Following a pesticide pollution incident in 2012, Anglian Water’s Water Treatment Works (WTW) in Winterton were taken out of operation. Six years on and the site has  reopened thanks to an innovative, multi-party approach with catchment management and collaboration at...

May 4, 2018

LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE GRAND COURT OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS FSD Cause No. 61 of 2018 (IKJ) ______________________________________________ IN THE MATTER OF SECTIONS 14 TO 16 OF THE COMPANIES LAW (2018) REVISION AND IN THE MATTER OF ANGLIAN WATER SERVICES OVERSEAS HOLDINGS LIMITED...

May 4, 2018

Anglian Water requests Cayman Court consent to progress with subsidiary removal

Anglian Water has petitioned the Cayman Islands High Court for permission to proceed with the removal of its Cayman Islands subsidiary, which has always been registered in the UK for tax purposes. The move follows unanimous consent from its lenders...

April 30, 2018

Scheme to reduce flood risk in Belton and Bradwell is now complete

An Anglian Water scheme to upgrade to its Morton Crescent and Stepshort Road pumping stations and reduce the risk of flooding in Great Yarmouth has been completed. The scheme is a £3million investment into a combination of engineering solutions across...

April 30, 2018

£1.6million Anglian Water project at Grafham Water Treatment Works completed ahead of schedule.

A major Anglian Water scheme to upgrade and improve the current method of water treatment at the company’s largest water treatment works at Grafham Water near Huntingdon has now been completed. Work began in 2016, on the £1.6million scheme and...

April 30, 2018

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