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Joining forces to protect our water resources for all

Here at AW water is our business and it’s on our minds all day every day. So you would expect us to be talking about why it is so important to protect it. But yesterday that same message was being...

May 30, 2018

Keeping the taps flowing, today and tomorrow

Water is vital for life, our economy, our environment and also our enjoyment, so we are continually looking to the future to make sure we have enough to go around for both today and tomorrow. We get much less rain...

May 23, 2018

Could you bring Wisbech’s story to the Royal Albert Hall?

Are you an aspiring young presenter from Wisbech? Would you like the chance to be on stage at the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London, standing alongside Sir Lenny Henry? On the 3rd July Business in the Community is holding...

May 16, 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

Now that’s magic innovation

It seems like everyone in the water industry is talking about innovation at the moment – and we are no exception! Our Board recently held its meeting in public at Newmarket.  Innovation was top of our agenda so it was...

February 26, 2018

Top tips for boosting your career in 2018

Me and my team at Anglian Water receive hundreds of applications every week. We recruit for customer service and finance roles to engineering and tanker drivers. We’ve seen some big changes in recruitment over recent years. One of the biggest...

February 20, 2018

‘We treat everyone’s circumstances as unique and see where we can help’

In this blog debt advisor Rupert Ibbotson shares his experiences of helping customers struggling with their household bills. Everyday in customer support we see a variety of circumstances which can be especially difficult this time of year. In support of...

January 15, 2018