An innovative remote controlled underwater robot resembling the Disney Pixar character Wall-E is being used by Northumbrian Water to maintain top quality drinking water.
Plans to explain how water supplies are to be managed in the north east over the next 25 years have been published.
Fly fishermen from Northumbrian Water won the Water Industry Game Fishing Championships (WIGFiC) for the second year running. (Sat 11 May).
Families and fitness fans are being offered the chance to shake their stuff and raise money for a North East charity.
British cycling elite are to return to the North East this weekend (April 27 & 28) to compete in the first race of cycling’s Premier Calendar.
Essential sewer maintenance work in Eaglescliffe is to begin next week.
A £6 million scheme to help the bathing water at Saltburn pass tighter new European quality standards is announced today by Northumbrian Water.
North East children will soon be encouraging their parents to pull the plug on bad habits as an educational puppet show tours the region’s primary schools.
Work to improve tap water quality to more than 400 properties in Newcastle upon Tyne is to begin next week.
Underwater inspection robots resembling yellow submarines are being used to maintain top quality tap water in the North East.
A lucky Northumbrian Water customer is to get a year’s break from paying water bills – after scooping the top prize in a recent competition.
A five month scheme to help prevent sewer flooding in Norton will begin next week.
North East homes and businesses are being asked to ‘chip in’ to keep the region’s drains clear as National Chip Week begins today.
Permit prices and boat hire charges will be reduced by Northumbrian Water for the new season.
Work to reduce the risk of flooding is to begin in Darlington next week.
Multi-million pound improvement work supports economy.
An area of Gateshead prone to flooding during extremely heavy rainfall is to benefit from a £190,000 flood protection scheme.
Work to replace hundreds of metres of sewer pipe in Blyth is to begin next week.
A North East water company is giving discoloured water a frosty reception as it leads the way nationally by using ice to clean the inside of pipes.
Work to replace a section of sewer pipe is to begin in Yarm next week.
An essential flood protection scheme is to begin in Cramlington next week.
A two month scheme to help prevent sewer flooding in Middlesbrough will begin next week.
Some of the region’s most deserving causes will have a Christmas to remember thanks to kind-hearted water workers.
North East cooks are being urged not to stuff up their drains with turkey fat this Christmas.
A Northumbrian Water customer from Newcastle upon Tyne has won a cash prize of £500 simply by cutting out paper bills.
Essential sewer maintenance work in Redcar is to begin in the New Year.
Northumbrian Water is encouraging older people to ‘pull the plug’ on dodgy diets as it helps to launch a national healthy eating trial.
Water workers are preparing to take off the moustaches they have grown for an annual men’s health appeal.
Water workers have raised a mammoth amount for a north east charity that is close to their hearts.
Work to improve tap water quality to 2,000 properties in Sunderland is to begin next week.
Water workers have earned their company a leading reputation.
Youngsters at a Jarrow School are learning new skills and dishing up tasty treats in a newly refurbished community café thanks to a team of volunteers from Northumbrian Water.
Property owners are being urged to give frozen water pipes a frosty reception this winter.
A song that’s more ‘number two’ than number one is hoping to be flushed with success when it is released on World Toilet Day (Monday November 19).
Essential day care for children in Northumberland is to continue thanks to an accommodating regional business.
Residents in Hartlepool are being invited to find out more about work to help protect homes from flooding.
Residents in Amble are invited to hear more about a five month scheme that will help prevent sewer flooding that begins next week.
A £250,000 flood protection scheme gets underway in Ashington next week (Monday October 29).
Work to reduce the risk of property flooding will begin next month in a North Yorkshire village.
Quarter of a million pounds is to be invested to reduce the risk of flooding in County Durham.
A North East utility is the only water company in the UK to be awarded a top European accolade.
Tickets for a unique Santa experience in the north east will go on sale on Friday 28 September at 10am.
Residents of Alnwick are invited to find out more about a £350,000 sewer upgrade.
Members of Northumbrian Water’s fishing team were in the honours again when a team of four was second out of almost 100 anglers who took part in the Anglian Water WaterAid competition fished at Rutland reservoir.
For once Northumbrian Water is keen to leave the taps running.
A special anniversary beer has been brewed to celebrate 60 years of hospital radio and raise funds for the charity.
Work to reduce the likelihood of flooding to six properties in Morpeth is to begin next month.
Residents in Thornaby are invited to find out more about a £2.4 million programme of work to improve water quality in the River Tees.
Work to reduce the risk of property flooding will begin next month in a Northumberland village.
A new water company campaign unveiled this week (August 1) aims to wipe out the strain of blocked drains around the North East.
Grease, oil and other waste was illegally and repeatedly discharged into the sewers and landed a food company in court.
Louise Hunter will be the new Director of Corporate Affairs at Northumbrian Water.
A water customer from Tyne and Wear has won a cash prize of £500 simply by cutting out paper bills.
More than half a million pounds is being invested to reduce the risk of flooding in North Tyneside.
Homes on Teesside are to benefit from a £3 million flood protection scheme.
Two regions of the country – one with plentiful supplies of water and one challenged with - less - will be united by colleagues from a national water company operating in both areas to raise funds for people without any water overseas.
John Dennis Mowbray, Northumbrian Water’s Director of Corporate Affairs, receives the OBE for services to the water industry and to charity in the Queens Diamond Jubilee Birthday Honours list.
A multi-million pound scheme, which will help to safeguard the water supply for up to 750,000 people in parts of Tyneside and Northumberland, has begun this week.
Work to reduce the risk of property flooding will begin next week in a Tyne & Wear village.
Work will soon be underway to reduce the risk of flooding in a North Tyneside village.
Water workers are saddling up for their third annual charity cycle ride.
Pupuils at a Gateshead school are delighted to be tucking into healthy school dinners that definitely won’t leave a bad taste in the mouth.
A six month scheme to help prevent sewer flooding will begin on Monday June 11 2012.
Fly fishermen from Northumbrian Water won the Water Industry Game Fishing Championships (WIGFiC) for the first time. (Sat 5 May).
British cycling fans will get to see the country’s top pro riders competing in the North East on Sunday 6 May.
A north east water worker is gearing up for the challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, although his football loyalty lies with the Black Cats.
The search is on for creative secondary school students to help raise awareness of using water wisely.
Pupils from a nursery and infant school in County Durham have raised hundreds of pounds to save the lives of children in the developing world.
A ′greener′ future for water – adapting to change and customer demand.
All events take place in Kielder Water & Forest Park during May, June or July.
Petrol flows for rural village once again
A Morpeth water pumping station is set for a £150,000 modernisation.
The first hydro power generation unit of its kind for Northumbrian Water has been installed at a water treatment works.
Shocking images of water poverty will remain with two North East people for the rest of their lives.
A scheme to reduce the risk of homes from flooding, in Gateshead, is to begin next month.
A team from Northumbrian Water has taken the top spot once again in a competition to raise money for youth charity, The Prince’s Trust.
A record number of rainbow trout will be stocked into Northumbrian Water’s six premier reservoirs before the new season starts.
Essential work to renew a sewer in Blaydon is to begin next week.
Residents of Guisborough are being invited to an event to find out more about a water scheme which is to begin next month.
Half a million people are to benefit from a £32 million water scheme, ′The Main Event′.
A £400,000 scheme to enable continuing development progress in Newcastle is set to start.
Multi-million pound improvement work supports economy
A three month scheme to help prevent sewer flooding in Middlesbrough will begin on Monday 6 February 2012.
A north east water worker and local running coach has taken on a challenge to run 2,012 miles in 2012.
A two month scheme to help prevent sewer flooding in County Durham will begin next week (Monday 16 January 2012).
Tickets are now on sale for two charity events that will beat the January blues.
Essential work that will improve water quality to the River Tweed gets underway in the New Year.