Biodiversity

Volunteers help River Colne with litter pick

A group of 20 volunteers set about cleaning-up a stretch of the River Colne on 22nd July (Saturday) as part of Anglian Water’s RiverCare project.   The clean-up was carried out along the stretch of the Hythe, by the Wivenhoe...

July 24, 2017

Flourishing Environment Grant open for applications

Anglian Water’s Flourishing Environment Grant is open for applications.   The grant was set up by the water company last year to support wetland habitat and wildlife conservation led by community groups and charities.   Previous recipients of the grant...

July 21, 2017

“Potatoes are more interesting than you think!”, a week with the Coastal and Catchment team

Anglian Water was recently awarded Business in the Community’s Responsible Business of the Year award. We were going to ask our Head of Sustainability Andy Brown to tell us about some of the environmental work we do which was praised...

July 18, 2017

Setting out how we care for wildlife

We have launched our new Biodiversity Strategy – setting out how it will care for the incredible wildlife on its sites. The aim is to set out what our company will do to protect and enhance wildlife on its sites...

October 11, 2016

Volunteers show how much they care for our rivers and beaches

This week is National Volunteers Week, a time to celebrate the achievements of RiverCare and BeachCare volunteers throughout the region who give up their spare time to protect waterways and coastlines. We are extremely proud of all our employees who...

June 3, 2016

Another buzzing blog post…

Photos are copyright of Steven Falk It’s that time of year again, where gardeners all over the country are blowing the cobwebs off their lawnmower, checking their stashed garden gloves for secret spiders and trying to find the long abandoned...

May 28, 2015

The science of saving our nightingales…

Today Anglian Water scientists, along with our partners at the British Trust for Ornithology, are launching our latest season of tracking nightingales. The birds are being fitted with geo-locator tags at Grafham Water and the information will help scientists to...

April 29, 2015

Aliens in our waterways…

This week it’s #InvasivesWeek – and DEFRA are spreading the word about species that can cause big problems. We’re getting involved because the rivers and wetlands of East Anglia are home to a range of fascinating wildlife, but some foreign...

February 2, 2015

Reflecting on World Rivers Day 2014…

On Sunday 28 September, RiverCare and BeachCare groups across East Anglia held events to celebrate World Rivers Day. Volunteers worked to clear rubbish from our region’s rivers, estuaries and coastlines. World Rivers Day is an event that represents the very...

October 29, 2014

Love where you live…

I have previously worked as a Senior Warden for the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust, as Reserve Warden for the RSPB; as Assistant Warden for the Wildlife Trusts and as a nature reserve and forest ranger. What all my previous roles...

August 21, 2014