All posts by anglianblog

What has water efficiency ever done for us?

Nicci Russell, Managing Director of Waterwise, the UK’s leading authority on water efficiency, explains why saving water is so important for all of us It’s officially been a dry winter in parts of England, and some water companies are looking...

May 25, 2017

Keep your water safe, use an approved plumber

Jamie Holmes, a Watersafe approved plumber from Princebuild, explains why cutting corners with your home plumbing is bad news for you and your family.  As a Watersafe approved plumber, it’s my responsibility to make sure that the work I complete not only...

May 25, 2017

Showing our support for LGBT staff

Blog post from our chief executive Peter Simpson This year the 17th May is a Wednesday and just another day to many of us, but in 1990 it was the day the World Health Organisation (WHO) removed homosexuality from the...

May 17, 2017

Our ambition to bring leakage down

A challenging story in the Guardian today claims water companies are not doing enough to tackle leakage – but what is the real story in our region? The newspaper’s Damian Carrington is taking the industry to task on this important...

May 12, 2017

No hosepipe ban in the East, but saving water is always vital

While we have had a very dry year so far raising concerns of water shortages in some parts of the country this summer, Anglian Water has good stores across our region and there are no plans for a hosepipe ban this summer. This winter and early spring...

May 9, 2017

The moving of Milton Ernest Water Tower

How would you go about moving an 80 feet tall, 1,800 tonne concrete water tower more than 800 feet? As engineering challenges go the story of Milton Ernest Water Tower is an incredible one. The Bedfordshire tower was built in...

May 4, 2017

‘Every day is different’ – Anglian Water Apprenticeship year 2

A guest blog from Lewis Mills, one of our apprentices, as part of National Apprentice Week 2017 I’m an Anglian Water apprentice, now in the second year of my four year Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship. I’ve been very busy in second...

March 7, 2017

Horse herbicides – the trouble with buttercups

Let’s talk about buttercups.  Buttercups, thistles, dock leaves, nettles and those massive green leaves that seem to put the heebie-jeebies into my tank-like cob despite seeing them every single summer. We know these green baddies can be the bane of...

February 27, 2017

The problem of plastic pollution is a shared challenge

I’m very excited to be a part of Business in the Community’s newly formed Circular Economy Taskforce. The issues of plastics and packaging provides a great example of a shared challenge for which the solutions lie in collaboration. Even well-designed...

February 9, 2017

The way businesses pay for their water is about to change

If you run a business, public sector or not-for-profit organisation, then the way you pay for your water bills is about to change. From April you will be able to choose your water supplier – something that until now only...

January 17, 2017