Category: Northern

July 9, 2020

Yorkshire Water partners with BT to bring its NB-IoT solution to Sheffield

Yorkshire Water and partners are nearing completion of the deployment of almost 4000 acoustic, flow, pressure and water quality monitors in what is the UK’s largest smart water network pilot. Final installations of the latest NB-IoT (Narrow Band Internet of

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March 9, 2020

Showcasing the future of water quality

Water regulators and government bodies from across the North East have visited Northumbrian Water this week, to find out how it plans to ensure a top quality supply of water into the future. The half-day Water Quality Liaison Event, which

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September 5, 2019

Alternative Water Supplier Opens New £1 million Depot in Nottinghamshire to Expand its Offering to the Midlands and North of England

On Wednesday 28th August 2019, emergency water supplier, Water Direct hosted the official opening of its newest depot in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, following a £1 million investment. Water Direct has invested in the 1,231m² (13,250ft²) Mansfield site which is designed to

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July 16, 2019

News release: Yorkshire Water CEO Richard Flint to retire. Liz Barber appointed as his successor

Yorkshire Water announces today (July 15) that Richard Flint is to retire as chief executive with effect from September 12 and that he will be succeeded in that role by Liz Barber who is currently the company’s chief financial officer. 

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July 10, 2019

United Utilities rolls out record leakage investment

United Utilities is rolling out the biggest “listening” project of its kind in the world in a bid to tackle water leakage. The North West water company is installing around 100,000 ‘acoustic’ loggers over the next two years on its

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May 29, 2019

FT Pipeline Systems are delighted to come on board as a Gold Sponsor for the Northern Area

At FT Pipeline Systems we pride ourselves on our high level of customer service and the attention to detail we offer our clients. Our areas of expertise include coated and lined steel water pipes, stop tap box locking replacement lids,

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May 7, 2019

Globally renowned companies join Northumbrian Water festival

Northumbrian Water’s Innovation Festival is set to return to the region this summer and they’re bringing some HUGE global names along with them for the ride. The north-east water company has teamed up with some of the most influential and

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March 6, 2019

Cumbria’s pipe road truckers celebrate epic haulage feat

Six thousand massive pipes, 100km of engineering and some of the tightest roads in the country –connecting west Cumbria to its new Lake District water supply on time is like a military operation. That’s where ex-Army non-commissioned officer (NCO) Neil Bambridge

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March 5, 2019

Yorkshire Water publishes ethnic pay gap

Yorkshire Water has revealed that its mean ethnic pay gap is 3% and after becoming one of the first companies in the county to publish, has encouraged others to follow suit. The firm is committed to being one of the

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February 19, 2019

Northumbrian Water to use rain not the main!

A North East water company is using rain, and not the water main, to help clear nasty blockages and keep the sewer network flowing freely for its customers. Northumbrian Water has begun installing rainwater harvesting tanks around some of its

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