Blog

Protecting our region’s natural capital

The environmental proposals in our next 5 year business plan were given a positive reception by green groups in the latest Blueprint for Water Environmental Scorecard. In this blog, Anglian Water’s Biodiversity Manager Chris Gerrard explains the reasons behind our...

February 7, 2019

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

News

Brand New Electric Vans Unveiled by Anglian Water

Anglian Water has this month introduced 10 new electric vans to its fleet in a bid to reduce the company’s fleet emissions and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. The company, which currently spends more than £4.5million on diesel every year,...

March 25, 2019

Highlighting social identity and peer group norms can increase water conservation

New research suggests that targeted use of behavioural ‘nudges’ can encourage people to conserve water. Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) found that rather than giving people general information about the importance of saving water, emphasising the water...

March 22, 2019

Investing now to tackle future water shortages

Today the Environment Agency chief executive James Bevan warned that England could face severe water shortages in the next 25 years if action is not taken now. The comments came in a speech at the annual Waterwise conference – read...

March 19, 2019

Energy leader to join Anglian Water as Chief Financial Officer: Steve Buck joins from Centrica

Anglian Water has appointed Steve Buck as its new CFO, reporting to Chief Executive Peter Simpson. Steve will join in June 2019. He will work alongside current Financial Director Scott Longhurst, in advance of Scott’s departure later this year. Currently...

March 15, 2019

Anglian Water Supporting Sustainable Economic and Housing Growth in Cambridge

The announcement yesterday that the North East Cambridge bid has been successful in securing funding from Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund for £227million will unlock one of the last remaining brownfield sites for regeneration in Cambridge which is currently occupied by...

March 14, 2019

Anglian Water calls on budding engineers as Apprenticeship scheme is open for new recruits

At the start of National Apprenticeship Week, Anglian Water is calling on budding young engineers to consider an apprenticeship in a vital industry. The water company will be offering over 60 positions this year. The water company, which has a...

March 4, 2019

£4million first time sewerage scheme begins in Keyston and Bythorn

A brand new sewerage scheme has begun in the villages of Keyston and Bythorn with work to install the new 6.2km sewer pipe starting this week.  The scheme, which is expected to be completed in December, will also involve the...

February 21, 2019

Anglian Water to invest £15million to create a new water treatment works in Suffolk

Work will start on Monday 25 February to create a new water treatment works at Little Wratting costing £15million, these works will continue until Summer 2020. The Anglian Water scheme is designed to secure water supplies for homes and industry...

February 21, 2019

Anglian Water unveils £470 million investment plan for East of England

Investment paid for by average bills of £1.21 per day per household, with metered customers paying even less £128 million war on leakage continues – Anglian Water is best in the industry as leaks drop even further Final year of...

February 4, 2019

Anglian Water to begin £900,000 worth of investment into Norfolk water pipes this month

Anglian Water will begin two schemes across Norfolk this February, investing a total of £900,000 in the county’s water network. The company, which covers the largest geographical area of any water company in England, will begin improvements to its water...

January 29, 2019