Blog

Would you pay £2 to fund services for vulnerable customers?

We want to hear what you think about the service we offer to vulnerable customers, and how it should be paid for. Currently we offer specialist services to customers in vulnerable circumstances, including those with health conditions, the elderly, and...

December 11, 2017

Saving money on your water bill

We believe that the bill for your water and sewerage service is great value for money. But we also understand that household budgets can sometimes be difficult to balance, so here’s some tips to help you reduce your bill. The...

November 24, 2017

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

News

Anglian Water launches 25-year future vision, underpinned by commitments to resilience, growth and environmental protection

Anglian Water has set out its vision for the future in a bold manifesto that puts drought, flooding, sustainable growth, carbon neutrality and improving the environment at the core of its operations for the next 25 years. The document, launched...

December 7, 2017

Anglian Water named second best place to work after Google

Anglian Water staff are celebrating today after the company has been named the best UK-based company to work for, and come second overall in the prestigious Glassdoor ‘Best places to Work’ list for 2018. The announcement comes only months after...

December 6, 2017

Latest water industry leakage report shows Anglian Water leading the way in finding and fixing leaks

The report by the Consumer Council for Water showed Anglian Water second in the UK table of water companies for the lowest number of leaks per household. We are also top of the table when it comes to the number...

December 6, 2017

New vans warn of the dangers of flushing wipes and putting fat down the sink

Anglian Water’s new van designs show how fats and unflushables can create monsters in your sewer  Anglian Water has unveiled its brand new water recycling vans, complete with monsters that might be lurking in your sewer if you pour fat...

November 17, 2017

Chalton works, an engineering challenge to benefit wildlife and residents

The filters came in on the back of a lorry and they were fitted together like Lego,” says engineering project manager Alison Taylor describing the construction of our newest water recycling plant. Chalton works in Bedfordshire is now the biggest...

November 15, 2017

Proposed new developer charges aim to create water efficient communities

We’re changing the way we charge Developer, Self Lay Provider (SLP) and  New Appointments and Variations (NAV) customers for connecting new homes – and we’re aiming to support them to create more water efficient communities. We have now published our...

November 3, 2017

Otterly great teamwork to rescue trapped pup

This baby otter is a recovering after a drama at one of our water recycling centres recently. Our technician Steve Pearce arrived at Stonham Aspal works in Suffolk and heard a strange crying sound coming from an empty storm tank....

November 3, 2017
Chatterton water Tower repainting

Chatterton Water Tower facelift complete

Anglian Water lights up landmark water tower to mark the completion of renovation work Popular Lincolnshire land mark Chatterton Water Tower in Spalding will be lit up this Friday night (3 Nov) to mark the completion of its recent renovation...

November 1, 2017

Mains replacement scheme in Colchester underway

A £300,000 scheme by Anglian Water to reduce the chance of burst water mains and leaks in Colchester will start this week. The major project will see hundreds of metres of water main replaced close to the key Maldon Road...

October 27, 2017

Multi-million pound investment in Norfolk’s sewers starts in Cromer

A multi-million pound investment in Norfolk’s sewers has started. The scheme will see nearly 8km throughout the county relined to protect the brickwork and keep them flowing for decades to come. Rather than excavating large sections of road to replace...

October 26, 2017