Blog

Win a compost bin!

Composting is a great way to help keep our pipes clear and garden in a water wise way. So we’re giving away three hot compost bins to help get you started. All you have to do to be in with...

September 17, 2018

Our tips for the best water saving products and gadgets

The UK is currently baking with temperatures reaching 33C. The warm weather is perfect for topping up on vitamin D and turning our pale legs brown, but this type of weather can also impact water consumption with more showers needed...

August 7, 2018

Ensuring water supplies for the future

Supplying water to meet the needs of our region is a huge task, and we have to keep taps running whatever the weather. We have just had one of the driest Junes on record, but despite lots of debate on...

July 13, 2018

The Wisbech story – being Responsible Business of the Year

For the past 12 months we’ve been extremely proud to hold the title of Responsible Business of the Year. One of the most important community projects we have been involved in in recent years is a partnership in Wisbech in...

July 4, 2018

Armed Forces Week: Catherine’s story

Let me introduce myself.  My name is Catherine Fearon and I am Water Quality Regulation Manager for Anglian Water, currently seconded to the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI), our water quality regulator, for 6 months and also a Lieutenant Commander in...

June 28, 2018

Top ten tips to stay water wise, as the warm spell sets in

Rainfall was below average for May, according to recent weather reports. Now with the warm, settled weather predicted to continue for the next few weeks, Anglian Water is encouraging customers to stay hydrated and healthy but also remain water wise....

June 25, 2018

Taming the Beast – how we dealt with February’s wintry weather

What a start to the year. With the warmer weather now here it’s hard to believe that just a few months ago our region was hit by some of the worst cold weather in its history. The ‘Beast from the...

June 19, 2018

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

News

Norfolk wetland hailed a success as Anglian Water outlines plans for £800million of environmental investment

Earlier this year, Anglian Water unveiled its first wetland treatment site, on the River Ingol in west Norfolk. The project has been such a huge success; the water company has now unveiled proposals for dozens of further sites as part...

September 19, 2018
IWA Awards

Anglian Water scoops double international award for its work on innovation and leakage

Water company comes out on top at this year’s International Water Association Awards Anglian Water is today celebrating after being recognised for its industry leading approach to innovation and tackling leakage, at this year’s prestigious International Water Association Awards (IWA),...

September 17, 2018

Secretary of State Michael Gove praises Anglian Water’s innovative approach to leakage and resilience

Last week, Anglian Water was visited by Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove MP, as the company demonstrated its industry-leading leakage technology. Anglian Water, welcomed Michael Gove MP to their Gazeley Water Treatment Works, near Newmarket, last week...

September 14, 2018

Anglian Water partners with redT and Open Energi to integrate solar and storage at UK water treatment facilities

Anglian Water becomes first water utility to benefit from AI-powered energy storage infrastructure that offers reliable, renewable ‘baseload’ power. Anglian Water, which is the largest Water Company in England and Wales by geographic area, has purchased a 60kW/300kWh redT energy...

September 6, 2018

Anglian Water announces plans for one of the biggest investments the region has ever seen

A record £6.5 billion investment programme has been proposed, nearly 30% larger than for the last period, and the largest the company has ever brought forward. Anglian Water has today submitted its business plan covering the five year period from...

September 3, 2018

The Great Broads Clean Up!

14 year old William Darling from Wroxham in Norfolk has spent his summer holiday this year clearing litter from a long stretch of the Norfolk and Suffolk broads- from aboard his kayak- as part of his ‘Great Broads Clean Up’...

August 30, 2018
Field of crops

‘Wat-er good deal!’ Anglian Water shares millions of litres of water with local farmers to bolster crop yields.

Anglian Water has put in place an agreement to ‘share’ more water with farmers on the River Nene to allow them to take extra water for their crops, in a bid to combat the effects of the recent dry weather....

August 17, 2018

Operation Blue Crab gets underway in Hunstanton and Wells

Serious environmental message behind colourful crustaceans across town A seaside invasion of blue crabs will appear in Hunstanton and Wells from Wednesday this week, as staff from Anglian Water paint the colourful crustaceans on the seaside town’s kerbs and drain...

August 6, 2018
Pitsford Tower

As UK heatwave hits, Anglian Water warns of dangers of jumping into reservoirs

Water company tells people to heed the hidden dangers below the water’s surface With this weekend set to be a scorcher, many people will be looking for ways to keep cool and refreshed while having fun in the sun. However,...

June 27, 2018

Anglian Water chief executive retains top 20 title in national Glassdoor awards

Anglian Water CEO Peter Simpson has been named as one of the UK’s top business leaders to work for by employee review site Glassdoor. The website asks users to rate and rank CEOs and Peter Simpson came in at number...

June 20, 2018