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Transforming Our Leadership

  The strength of an organisation is often measured by its willingness to change and to constantly anticipate and prepare itself for the challenges and the opportunities of the future. At Anglian Water we try to think ahead and aim...

November 15, 2017

Would like to see your toilet water turn green?

Should we turn the water in our toilets green? We want to hear what you think. Imagine the year is 2050 and your home has two water supplies – one for drinking and washing and the other – green water...

November 10, 2017

Peter Simpson: “Mental Health is everyone’s business”

This blog post comes from our CEO Peter Simpson, who is also chair of the Business in the Community Wellbeing leadership team. Mental Health is everyone’s business. Mental health problems are on the increase, with one in for people experiencing some...

October 11, 2017
Tractor and Drip Tray

Catch a drip in time

Across the East of England, our drinking water comes from two main sources – ground water and/or rivers.  The split between the two is roughly 50/50.  Whatever the original source, one of the biggest risks to the water quality is...

October 5, 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

Welcome to the H2OMG festival of water!

We are holding our biggest ever public consultation event which will help inform our five year plan from 2020-2025. The H2OMG Water Festival at The Forum in Norwich is running all week. We are asking customers what’s important to them,...

August 16, 2017

Turning used oil into energy

Pouring used oil down the sink causes blockages in our sewers which can lead to pollution incidents. We clear thousands of blockages like these every year and the problem costs millions. In Norfolk we’re working with Norwich City Council, South...

August 10, 2017
Catchment advisors

FAIRWAY Project – working with farmers across Europe to protect our water

It’s been two and a half years since Anglian Water first started conversations with Isobel Wright (University of Lincoln) who had been approached by Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands.  Together they worked to secure EU funding for...

August 4, 2017

Hard water in our region: Your questions answered

We often get enquiries about limescale in water so we wanted to explain what it is, why it’s there and why it’s really difficult for us to reduce it in our supplies. Our Head of Water Quality, Dr Robin Price,...

July 21, 2017

Chatterton Tower facelift

Next time you start to paint the front room, spare a thought for the team painting Chatterton Water Tower in Spalding, Lincolnshire. This is our biggest paint job of the year – it started in March and is set to...

July 20, 2017