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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

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

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

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

Working through the snow

Services around our region have had a very busy week. Our teams have been out and about helping customers and we’d just like to say a huge thanks for the many cups of tea they’ve received and for bearing with...

March 2, 2018

Whistle find for Colchester customer

Our Contact Centre staff deal with thousands of calls and emails a day, and some of our customer’s problems require a little more imagination than others. Patricia Pavey contacted us recently after she accidentally dropped an antique whistle – which...

October 3, 2017

Ten years of education at Anglian Water

Anglian Water’s community education team and local school children are celebrating the 10 year anniversary at Chelmsford Water Recycling Centre’s education centre this week. Since opening back in 2007 the purpose-built education centre based on the Anglian Water’s water recycling...

September 29, 2017