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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

How to keep your pipes safe this winter

Frozen and burst water pipes can cause flooding, damage and leave homes without water. Shaun Scott was voted UK Plumber of the Year in 2016, and he is a member of UK plumber accreditation scheme WaterSafe which is backed by...

January 4, 2017

Innovation in the pipeline

Anglian Water’s Direct of Asset Management Chris Newsome spoke at the All-Party Parliamentary Water Group’s Innovation Reception  in Westminster this week. In this blog he gives a flavour of some of the new approaches we spoke to the attendees about, and our vision...

December 1, 2016

Struggling to pay? We’re here to help

Every day we get the chance to speak to customers from different background with a range of circumstances. It’s mainly customers struggling to manage their payments to Anglian Water and our focus is to find out why? Whether it’s from...

November 30, 2016