Residents in Hartlepool are being invited to find out how they can work together with Northumbrian Water to help reduce flood risk, as part of its Rainwise initiative.
This Valentine′s Day, people in Newcastle are being urged to love their gardens in a bid to help reduce flood risk.
Northern Gas Networks, Northern Powergrid and Northumbrian Water are among UK firms that have benefited from an initiative that has stimulated investment in skills across utilities.
A North East student has been awarded a special scholarship after shining at a unique festival.
Northumbrian Water will invest around £180 million on essential improvements in the water and wastewater networks during 2018 as part of the Group’s £1.1 billion planned programme of works from 2015 to 2020.
A budding young engineer from Prudhoe, recently took a trip around two of Northumbrian Water′s sites to see how civil engineering theory is put into practice.
H.M Government of Gibraltar has today awarded an Advanced Works Contract to the joint venture (the "Joint Venture") between NWG Commercial Solutions Limited ("Northumbrian Water") and Modern Water Services Limited ("Modern Water").
People will be able to refill water bottles for free in tens of thousands of places in England in future following the announcement of a new national scheme by the water industry today (Thursday 25th January 2018).
Young people will have a ball learning about the importance of staying hydrated and choosing water over sugary drinks, thanks to a new sporting partnership between Northumbrian Water and MFC Foundation.
Diane Watson, a Hartlepool based environmental inspired artist, recently took a trip around one of our pumping stations and learned about the work we do to keep our waterways and beaches clean and pollution free.
Northumbrian Water′s Kielder Waterside has started 2018 in award-winning style.
Throughout December, Northumbrian Water employees cleared 1001 blockages in the sewer networks right across the North East.
The January Blues will reach their peak on Monday, on what is claimed to be officially the "most depressing day of the year."
As part of Northumbrian Water′s £6 million investment scheme to upgrade Tyneside′s water network work will start on Monday, January 15 at Clayton Road in Newcastle.
Northumbrian Water Group CEO Heidi Mottram has been named as one of the top global water leaders and most influential people in the water industry.
A series of free events will give farmers, landowners, forestry and woodland managers, and others interested in rural matters, opportunity to hear the latest information on business grants, forthcoming regulatory changes and best farming practises.
Northumbrian Water has improved the speed with which it responds to customers’ call-outs relating to meters, following a pilot for a new automated system of planning jobs.
Northumbrian Water is investing £700,000 in the sewer network in Warkworth to ensure it continues to serve the community effectively.
A baby hospice in Middlesbrough is looking forward to a bright Christmas thanks to the help of some hardworking volunteers from local businesses.
Durham based water company, Northumbrian Water Group (NWG), scooped the top prize at the prestigious Utility Week Awards last night (Monday 11 December).
A water company is leading by example in its bid to help people across the North East become more resilient to flooding.
Youngsters from five North Tyneside primary schools have been working with water industry experts at Northumbrian Water to tackle real world challenges as part of a national competition.
Northumbrian Water Group has scooped a prestigious award for the innovative way it engages with and shapes the working environment for its employees.
As temperatures drop, the chances of frozen pipes increase and Northumbrian Water is urging customers to wrap up their water pipes as well as themselves, to guard against the misery of burst pipes this winter.
Some of the North East’s leading companies are offering an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students to work with them next summer.
Northumbrian Water is working with one of the North East’s best known companies to help cut utility bills after a trial identified savings of more than £10,000 a year on water alone.
Northumbrian Water is backing a new report out by WaterAid, released ahead of this World Toilet Day (Sunday, November 19).
Thirty-two of the region’s 34 Bathing Waters have either an ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ status, with every one of the North East’s coastal sites passing the water quality standards, Defra announced today.
Northumbrian Water has unveiled a special tanker that will take to the roads of the North East in November to show support for the Royal British Legion.
Young people will have a ball learning about the importance of staying hydrated and choosing water over sugary drinks, thanks to a new sporting partnership between Northumbrian Water and the Newcastle Eagles.
Young people will have a ball learning about the importance of staying hydrated and choosing water over sugary drinks, thanks to a new sporting partnership between Northumbrian Water and Sunderland AFC’s Foundation of Light.
A Teesdale community centre’s pond has been restored to its former glory, thanks to the helping hands of a group of volunteers.
One of the North of England’s leading tourism destinations, Landal Kielder Waterside, has been presented with a top industry award by domestic holiday giant Hoseasons.
Farmers in Northumberland are being advised of a five-point plan of action to help them to manage slugs on their land in a more environmentally friendly manner in 2017.
Northumbrian Water’s Branch Out scheme, which offers grants of up to £25,000 to projects which benefit the natural environment and local communities, is once again inviting funding applications from new projects.
Students at a school in County Durham knew when they arrived at Northumbrian Water’s sewage treatment works in Tudhoe that something didn’t quite smell right.
Over two thousand people in Stanley, County Durham have signed up to help save water, energy and money as part of an award-winning campaign.
Water company to carry out flood protection work in Spennymoor
Northumbrian Water is investing £900k to help safeguard water supplies for future generations in Teesdale.
Northumbrian Water is celebrating two more awards for its Landal Kielder Waterside park in Northumberland.
Northumbrian Water is celebrating two more awards for its Landal Kielder Waterside park in Northumberland.
Northumbrian Water is delighted to be supporting the 2017 Sunderland illuminations.
Kielder Marathon organisers are thanking everyone who helped make the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon Weekend such a huge success.
Find out how we Made The Day for thousands of people!
A water company Chief Executive has joined the board of Trustees of a global charity.
North Morpeth Strategic Sewer project wins prestigious regional planning award
Northumbrian Water recently brought together over 80 people from more than 40 North East and national partner organisations to help develop their business plan for 2020-25.
An initiative has been launched to help build resilience against flooding in an area to the west of Newcastle, with members of the public being asked to get involved.
The second, and final, day of the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon is now over, with more than 1500 competitors taking part in Britain’s most beautiful Marathon, Half Marathon and Junior runs today.
Day one of the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon weekend is complete, with more than one thousand competitors taking part in the first two events of Britain’s most beautiful marathon.
A record turnout of more than 3,500 competitors will take part in events in Northumberland as part of the eighth Kielder Marathon Weekend (October 6-8).
Competitors and spectators at the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon Weekend should arrive at the venue early to avoid delays and road closures.
A team of walkers from Northumbrian Water are hoping to raise a few festive smiles after supporting North East comedian Jason Cook’s Laffs 4 Kids charity show.
Plans for the third and final phase of a £6 million scheme to reduce flood risk in North Tyneside are to be unveiled.
Northumbrian Water’s fantastic ‘Make My Day’ campaign of kindness is back for 2017 and the surprises begin next week!
Nearly £900,000 is being invested in Northumberland, as part of an innovative green scheme to help manage surface water and reduce flood risk naturally.
Tees Cottage Pumping Station is opening its doors to the public this weekend and offering visitors the chance to come and experience everything the Victorian waterworks has to offer.
Some of the fittest police officers in the UK will be taking part in the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon this year.
More than 50 people took time out from their day jobs at Northumbrian Water to help keep the North East coastline looking beautiful.
A soldier from Sunderland is getting ready to take on the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon to say thank you to the doctors and nurses who saved his three-month-old daughter’s life.
Four new Apprentice Project Technicians have joined Northumbrian Water’s expanding Seaham-based team.
Residents in Lanchester are being invited to give their feedback on plans for a flood reduction project.
Northumbrian Water is investing around £7 million in upgrading three of its water treatment works in Northumberland.
Northumbrian Water’s fantastic ‘Make My Day’ campaign of kindness is back for 2017 and is promising to be bigger and better than ever before.
The old adage ‘age is just a number’ will never be more true than at the Active Northumberland Kielder 10k run this October.
Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) has produced its first ‘Our Contribution’ report.
Fontburn Reservoir is hosting a special water training session for some very special friends this Bank Holiday (Monday, August 28).
People thinking of entering events at Kielder Marathon Weekend are being urged to do so quickly, as places for Britain’s most beautiful races are filling up fast.
Cycling fans are in store for a wheelie great weekend at Kielder Water & Forest Park ahead of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain coming to the region.
Nine Mechanical and Electrical Apprentices are now putting their skills and knowledge to use at Northumbrian Water Group, having completed the first two years of intense technical training at TTE’s training centre in Middlesbrough.
The second phase of a flood reduction scheme in Northumberland is now complete.
A family of five from Newcastle are gearing up and getting ready to tackle Britain’s most beautiful 10k race.
Six young people will earn as they learn in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK after joining Northumbrian Water’s team at Kielder Water & Forest Park.
The joint venture between Anglian Water Business (AWB) and NWG Business (NWGB) is cleared by the CMA.
Pollution-absorbing ‘moss trees’ could be installed to help make towns and cities healthier places to live and work.
The 2017 Active Northumberland Kielder half marathon will be a huge step forward in Sunderland man Gary Wilkinson’s life for many different reasons.
Community-led infrastructure upgrades and closer working between companies that deliver amenities through underground networks could help to improve services and reduce roadworks, according to industry experts.
Companies that rely on workers in fleets of vans to maintain, repair and upgrade their services must develop new ways to deliver information to mobile workers if they are to improve efficiency and services to customers.
Seven young people from across the North East are supporting their studies with a summer of on-the-job learning with some of the region’s best known engineering firms.
Residents in Barnard Castle are being invited to share flood stories as part of Northumbrian Water’s Rainwise initiative.
Northumbrian Water is investing more than £6 million to safeguard water supplies for future generations in the Tyneside area.
The potential for farmers to play a role in fighting flooding – while also improving their own crop yield – has come under the spotlight at a unique festival of innovation.
People living in the rural communities of Fontburn, Rothley and Nunnykirk in Northumberland will soon be able to benefit from improved broadband speeds, wireless connectivity and a more reliable service.
By 2030, we could all be working in the environment of our choosing, where personal and professional information is prioritised and a computer arranges visits by tradesmen to our homes, according to a group of experts.
Kind-hearted people across the North East have proved you don’t have to have a superpower to save lives.
Focusing attention on as little as 10% of water companies’ operational areas could help significantly reduce leakage to standards set by industry regulators, according to data scientists.
Northumbrian Water’s Branch Out scheme, which offers grants of up to £25,000 to projects which benefit the natural environment and local communities, is inviting funding applications for new projects.
Northumbrian Water is investing over £800,000 to safeguard water supplies for future generations in a Teesdale village.
Northumbrian Water is flying the flag at the Northern Pride festival in Newcastle this year.
Closer ties between people living in areas prone to flooding and relevant agencies could reduce the impact and likelihood of floods.
Water regulators have praised a unique week-long festival of innovation as playing a pivotal role in delivering future industry improvements and developments.
Young people from across the North East have taken part in an unique event at the NWG Innovation Festival in Newcastle.
School children from North East schools have been soaking up the festival atmosphere as part of an unique event.
New maps that plot the mystery beneath our feet could improve people’s lives by reducing traffic delays and disruption for people in the North East.
Innovation needs to be more visible and include ideas from a wide range of people across all disciplines, according to one of the North East’s leading experts, speaking at the region’s first Innovation Festival.
Customers in Newcastle are being invited to make their voices heard to help shape the future of Northumbrian Water.
An unique festival of innovation is underway, with hundreds of people and some of the world’s leading businesses arriving in the North East to address social and environmental problems.
CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) will be leading a group comprising industry, academia, schools and members of the public in a week-long search for a glimpse into the future.
Work recently began on rivers in the North East to help give added protection to endangered eels.
IBM will be leading a group comprising businesses, academics and members of the public in a week-long search for new ways to deal with flooding.
Improvements to customer service, resilience and affordability in businesses that employ large numbers of field workers will come under the microscope during a week of activity led by BT at the NWG Innovation Festival.
An award-winning campaign has been launched in Stanley, County Durham, helping up to 15,000 local residents save water, energy and money.
Experts from global giant Microsoft will come from around the globe to lead the search for answers on the problem of water leakage, as part of Northumbrian Water’s Innovation Festival.
World-famous botanist and TV personality, Professor David Bellamy has a golden endorsement for a green North East holiday destination.
British Cycling’s Elite Road Series is to return to Northumbrian Water’s Derwent Reservoir over the weekend of July 1 and July 2.
Northumbrian Water backs WaterSafe′s ′Moving House′ campaign.
People in the North East are being urged to come and get steamy in Darlington this weekend.
Scores of the county’s communities are to get a grandstand view of some of the world’s top cyclists after route details of the UK’s largest and most prestigious cycle race were revealed.
A County Durham man has volunteered to be part of the ‘Loo Crew’ at this year’s Glastonbury Festival, supporting charity WaterAid’s global campaign the ‘Water Fight’.
More than 25 businesses from across the UK and around the world have signed up to support an exciting celebration of innovation set to take place in the North East next month.
Northumbrian Water continues to be the most trusted water company in the country according to the industry watchdog’s latest figures.
Ordnance Survey will lead a group of businesses, academics, students and members of the public in a week-long challenge to identify ways of improving the environment.
Darlington residents are being encouraged to get involved in a flood fact-finding mission.
Ever dreamt spending the night soaking in a luxurious hot tub in the middle of the deepest Northumberland forest, underneath the darkest skies in England.
Men and women have a joint role to play in addressing the gender imbalance in engineering, says Northumbrian Water Chief Executive Heidi Mottram.
Northumbrian Water is investing £2.2m in reducing the risk of flooding in Hartlepool.
Northumbrian Water is working with local businesses and volunteers in a two-pronged effort to protect the environment in Ingleby Barwick by reducing the risk of pollution and flooding.
Louise Hunter, Northumbrian Water’s Director of Corporate Affairs, has received an MBE for services to business and corporate social responsibility in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
An award-winning green scheme is set to launch in Stanley, County Durham, helping residents to save water, energy and money.
Residents in South Shields are being invited to come and have their say on proposals for potential flood risk reduction work in the area.
Engineering experts Reece Innovation will be leading a group comprising businesses, academics, schools and members of the public in a week-long search for new ideas on the way infrastructure is upgraded.
As warmer temperatures have hit the North East in recent days, Northumbrian Water has issued safety advice for people tempted to play in or around water during the summer months.
Northumbrian Water is investing more than £3 million in upgrades to Pegswood sewage treatment works (stw) in Northumberland.
A partnership between Northumbrian Water and fishing tackle company Greys has raised £60,000 for international charity WaterAid, helping to save more than 4,000 lives in Africa and Asia.
Northumbrian Water is launching a brand new app that will help its team to ‘see through the eyes of its customers’.
Fish and chip lovers in the North East are being asked to ‘chip in’ and help keep the region’s drains clear this National Fish & Chip day.
Generous employees, partners and customers of Northumbrian Water have helped to save the lives of some 17,500 people living in Madagascar.
Northumbrian Association’s nominations are open, giving the opportunity to recognise those who, ‘through bold endeavour’, have done something to significantly benefit or raise the profile of the North East.
According to a recent survey done by YouGov British people are too embarrassed to ask for free tap water in restaurants, so are opting to splash their cash on bottled water.
A Northumbrian Water facilities team member is set to have his long locks cut off to help a UK children’s charity.
Northumbrian Water Group took home two national awards on Tuesday night.
Some of the world’s leading businesses are coming together to tackle major social and environmental challenges at an unique week-long Innovation Festival.
There is an added incentive to go fishing at Northumbrian Water’s premier fisheries this summer.
Ryhope Engines Museum is open to the public this bank holiday weekend and everyone is invited.
Northumbrian Water is calling on superheroes across the North East to help save lives at its WaterAid Ball.
Work to install new sewer pipe at Tyne Green, Hexham is now substantially complete. At Tynedale Golf Course the mid-week restrictions that had been in place have been lifted. The course is now fully open for business.
Northumbrian Water has helped 27 of its people achieved diplomas that will help them to progress their careers.
A new route launched as part of an award-winning Water Rangers initiative reflects Northumbrian Water’s commitment to protect the environment.
Northumbrian Water has teamed up with the Government-backed “Your Life” campaign to give three Stockton schools the chance to take part in the ‘Best School Trip’ initiative.
Northumbrian Water is helping to train firefighters across the North East in the battle to beat burst water pipes and reduce the chances of customers experiencing discoloured water.
Here at Northumbrian Water our engineers have found some weird and wonderful things in the drains and sewers of the North East.
Members of the Institute of Director’s were given a behind the scenes tour of Northumbrian Water earlier this week.
Seaham residents are being encouraged to get involved in a community-led initiative to reduce the risk of flooding.
Northumbrian Water has teamed up with the Government-backed “Your Life” campaign to host school trips to open up the world of work to more than 100 young people from several schools in the North East.
Northumbrian Water is encouraging Sunderland residents to get involved in a community-led initiative aimed at reducing the risk of flooding.
The second phase of a community-led initiative to reduce the risk of flooding in Northumberland is set to commence.
More than £300,000 of support from Northumbrian Water has been given to organisations across the North East to support community, environmental and heritage projects.
South Tyneside residents are being invited to share information that could help shape a potential future flood risk reduction scheme.
The second phase of a £6 million scheme to reduce flood risk in North Tyneside is to begin in April 2017.
When Ian Hoult tackles the grueling Run Bike Run challenge as part of the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon Weekend 2017, he will do so with the memory of a special lady driving him forward.
National Gardening Week (10-17 April)
Northumbrian Water is investing £1.35 million in an essential upgrade of the sewerage network in Peterlee, County Durham early next month.
Water worker Helen Allister shared the stage with industry and thought leaders, who converged at Portcullis House of the House of Commons and brought eye-opening facts about water usage at an event to mark World Water Day.
A new survey, conducted to mark World Water Day 2017, has highlighted the nation’s favourite water-related songs.
A secret garden has been uncovered at the heart of one of the region’s largest organisations.
A series of special visits to schools in a County Durham town will see a gang of super heroes come to life and help youngsters learn about water.
A new survey, conducted to mark World Water Day 2017, has highlighted the nation’s favourite water-related songs.
Northumbrian Water is backing the third annual Water Saving Week campaign, which promotes simple water saving tips for everyone.
Northumbrian Water Group has been recognised globally as the most ethical water company in the world, for the seventh consecutive year.
Northumbrian Water is investing £5.5 million in upgrading three of its sewage treatment works in County Durham.
Work on a new community-led initiative aimed at reducing the risk of flooding proactively will get underway next month.
Northumbrian Water Group has been named ‘Energy Company of the Year’ at a prestigious awards ceremony to recognise businesses driving the Northern Powerhouse agenda.
A fund that aims to build resilience in the region’s natural environment and help in adaptation to effects of changing climate, is inviting funding applications for new projects.
Northumbrian Water has frozen day permit prices for the new fishing season, which opens at the company’s reservoirs on Saturday, March 11.
Northumbrian Water are working in Sunderland to improve the performance and resilience of the sewer network in the Roker, Seaburn and St Peter’s areas.
Providing clean, safe drinking water, recycling 100% of sewage into renewable energy and tackling the risk of sewer flooding are just some of the services Northumbrian Water customers receive for around £1 a day.
Kielder Waterside Park in Northumberland has been named the best in the UK by one of the world’s leading holiday companies.
NWG Property Solutions is leading the way in the industry for the second year running by providing property searches to its customers in a fast and efficient way.
A gang of super heroes has come to life and begun an educational adventure with children from North Tyneside learning about water in the environment, water efficiency and water for health.
When you first meet Nigel Watson, newly appointed Group Director of Information Services at Northumbrian Water Group Ltd, expect him to talk about innovation with an enthusiasm and passion that is infectious.
A series of free events is being held to update farmers, landowners, forestry and woodland managers, and others interested in rural matters, on the latest business, environmental and regulatory information.
Northumbrian Water is investing more than £1m in reducing the flood risk in a County Durham town.
Intrepid explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes will recount tales of his adventures at a special charity evening in the North East next month.
Northumbrian Water is investing £15 million in upgrades to two of its water treatment works in Northumberland.
Blue Monday – 16 January 2017
Northumbrian Water is advising residents to be vigilant following a police warning about bogus callers operating in the North East.
More than 150 shoe boxes full of gifts are winging their way to deprived communities across Europe to put festive smiles on the faces of families.
An initiative that allows older people from County Durham to come together for a monthly meal, creating friendships and reducing isolation, is celebrating its fourth anniversary.
The £2.2m upgrade of a Newcastle reservoir will help to improve and protect the sustainable supply of water to more than 60,000 properties across Tyneside.
An industry-leading innovative partnership between Northumbrian Water and data management specialists 1Spatial will help to enhance response times for customers who experience problems with the sewer network in and around their properties.
Northumbrian Water is working closely with Northumberland County Council, Morpeth Town Council, various developers and external partners to upgrade the sewer network in Morpeth.
The heating system at Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s new flagship eco-building in Hauxley has been switched on to mark the latest phase in the site’s re-birth, following a devastating fire in 2010.
An award-winning scheme launched by Northumbrian Water to help give water pollution the boot is set to grow across the North East region.
Northumbrian Water is urging customers not to forget their water pipes when they wrap up warm for the onset of winter.
Northumbrian Water’s Chief Executive, Heidi Mottram, has received a major award recognising her contribution to business in the North East of England.
One of the world’s most sought-after dramatic sopranos will grace the Sage Gateshead stage to help raise funds for two important charities.
Northumbrian Water is investing more than £380,000 in measures that will help to protect a Darlington nature reserve.
Runners and riders are being given an opportunity to save money when entering one of the North East’s most beautiful sporting events, the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon Weekend 2017.
Local people will receive an update on work to reduce flood risk in the Tyne Valley at a public meeting next week.
Thirty-three of the region’s 34 bathing waters have either an ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ water quality status, with every one of the North East’s coastal sites passing the European standards, it is announced by DEFRA today.
Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Deborah Meaden has named staff from Northumbrian Water as winners in WaterAid’s Water Innovators Programme 2016 for their inventive solutions to improve access to better hygiene in Cambodia.
Ten budding information technology stars of the future have joined Northumbrian Water Group on ‘earn as you learn’ higher degree apprenticeships.
A North East water worker will come face to face with how a developing community copes without much of the sanitation that is often taken for granted in the UK.
Around 1,300 runners descended on Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland today for ‘Britain’s most beautiful Marathon and Half Marathon’ (Sunday, October 2).
More than one thousand competitors took part in the first half of a leading North East sporting weekend today (1 October).
A brand new regional group has been launched aimed at improving gender balance and promoting diversity in science and engineering in the North East.
Marathon-men and women may have an extra spring in their step this weekend when organisers “release the hounds” at one of the region’s most challenging long-distance events.
North East children have helped to kick off a brand new community initiative aimed at reducing the risk of flooding.
Re-uniting 25 years after their ship was bombed during the Falklands Conflict has led to a new series of adventures together for Stephen Jopling and Chris Warner as they prepare for the Active Northumberland Kielder Run Bike Run challenge.
The parents of a Northumberland boy who had a rare brain tumour will round off a year of fundraising challenges by taking on the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon.
When Jim Taylor sets out to tackle the 2016 Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon, it will be the latest stage in a self-designed challenge that is taking him around the world.
Only 17 months after suffering a heart attack, a North East man is preparing to run the Kielder Half Marathon to raise funds for the charity that saved his life.
North East children are helping to kick off a brand new community initiative aimed at reducing the risk of flooding.
A major scheme to tackle flooding in Brunton Park, Newcastle, is complete.
As a pack of hounds wait to be unleashed on the region, two special pooches celebrating the North East are among the best in breed.
A trio of colleagues at Northumbrian Water are set to tackle Africa’s highest mountain in an expedition to raise money for a Teesside charity.
An £8 million scheme to upgrade the sewer network in Sunderland has begun.
A brand new regional hub aimed at improving gender balance and promoting diversity in science and engineering in the North East will be launched this month.
Northumbrian Water is urging anyone planning plumbing work to make sure they know the `water law’ before they start.
Work to create or enhance grasslands on two sites in the North East are blooming.
The development of a community wetlands in a County Durham village has been given a boost with support from Northumbrian Water.
Northumbrian Water is investing up to £6m in developing an innovative approach to further improve drinking water quality across its network and drive innovation across the UK.
The hashtag #NECoast has occasionally been used in the past to celebrate the stunning North East coastline, and our work plays a big part in keeping it pristine.
A partnership between Northumbrian Water and Durham Wildlife Trust is helping to keep “alien invader” plant life at bay around a County Durham reservoir.
Work to repair flood defences in a Northumberland town, which were damaged during the winter floods, has started.
Work has started in Skinningrove as part of the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flood recovery programme.
The battle to ensure that only pee, poo and toilet paper go down the loo has gone mobile, with the launch of a brand new game.
A unique partnership between a local water company and a tall ship project is to ‘set sail’.
The Young Environmentalist of the Year Award, sponsored by Jacobs, recognises exceptional contribution to environmental understanding.
Children have helped to mark the opening of a new play park in Newcastle.
A £2.5m essential upgrade of the sewerage network in a County Durham town is due to start next month.
Businesses in the Wingrove area of Newcastle are being given an opportunity to save money and energy by learning about ways to use water more efficiently.
Northumbrian Water is turning to the world of gaming to promote excellence in customer service throughout its workforce.
Northumbrian Water is investing £250,000 to modernise one of its sewerage assets in the Hartlepool area.
Northumbrian Water has been confirmed as one of the highlight sponsors of the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta in August and will be providing important logistical support to the event.
Residents and businesses in the set of Newcastle are being given an opportunity to save money and energy by learning about ways to use less water in their homes.
A celebration to mark the 35th anniversary of global charity WaterAid has taken fundraising by staff at Northumbrian Water to more than £33,700 across two events.
Insect invasions can be the bane of a gardener’s life, but the arrival of a giant bug in a newly completed community garden has been greeted with delight by residents.
Britain′s Got Talent winner and Royal Variety performer Jai McDowall will join Scottish songstress Rachelle Rhienne to entertain guests at 35th anniversary celebrations for global charity WaterAid.
Newcastle Business School and Northumbrian Water have reached an important milestone in their ground-breaking research project into sustainability.
Northumbrian Water is investing £800,000 in sewer upgrades and renewal to reduce flooding in North West Durham.
A £6 million scheme to reduce flood risk in North Tyneside is to begin this month.
A new independent Chair of Northumbrian Water Group’s Water Forums has been appointed and will lead his first meeting today.
Northumbrian Water is investing £890,000 to reduce the risk of flooding to homes in Wallsend.
A major new research facility which will allow scientists to discover more sustainable and affordable ways to treat wastewater will be officially launched today (Friday 1 July).
Northumbrian Water Group’s Nature Watch programme is offering an opportunity for pupils at schools across the North East to reconnect with nature and the environment.
Bugs and bees are among the wildlife to benefit from improvements to habitats in the North East being carried out using Northumbrian Water grants.
Sharp suits and flapper dresses were on show as more than £31,000 – enough to save more than 2,000 lives in developing countries – was raised at a North East charity event.
Northumbrian Water has issued safety advice for people tempted to play in or around water in the summer months.
Northumbrian Water Group has been voted the top performing UK water company for the sixth time in seven years in an industry supply chain survey.
People across the North East are being asked to go on a hunt with a difference – to find sewage pumping stations!
A new national register - inspired by a system developed in the North East - is making life easier for landlords in the region.
More than 80 staff, family and friends will represent Northumbrian Water when they climb a selection of trek routes as part of the WaterAid Mountain Challenge.
Organisers of a special event to celebrate a charity’s 35th anniversary know they will be holding back The Flood of excitement if their appeals for Take That star Gary Barlow to attend their Greatest Day are successful.
Two white collar workers swapped Powerpoint presentations for power-hammer pounding as they spent an afternoon as blacksmith apprentices.
A significant installation of solar power at one of the North East’s largest environmental management sites could pave the way for greater use of renewable energy across the region.
Youngsters at two South Tyneside schools have been getting to grips with the environment by planting the seeds of their areas’ natural future.
More than 500 yellow fish are to appear in unusual places across Cramlington.
A new system for reading and monitoring utility meters has been launched to help businesses and organisations to cut bills.
Northumbrian Water Group is creating ten ‘earn as you learn’ higher degree apprenticeships for young people looking to establish a career in the information technology sector.
Businesses in a County Durham village are being urged to help take care of the environment after a release of oil into the area’s sewers reached Northumbrian Water’s Sacriston sewage treatment works and a local watercourse, the Black Burn.
A North East utility’s environmental credentials have been recognised by winning two national awards.
Work is underway to deliver a £15 million investment in the quality of wastewater services at the North East’s largest sewage treatment works.
A North East water company is hoping to pack a punch for charity that will save lives in the developing world.
The River Ouseburn is to be diverted tomorrow as part of a major scheme to tackle flooding in Brunton Park, Newcastle.
A well-respected and much-missed bird watcher has been remembered with a new hide named after him at a popular viewing site.
A project to enhance and protect some of Northumberland’s most forgotten waterways is on stream with the help of a North East utilities giant.
Northumbrian Water’s Dwaine Pipe and Al the Gator, mascot for Derwentside Homes, have teamed up to help residents in County Durham reduce the number of blocked drains.
Money raised by runners who tackled a 26.5 mile trail race under the Dark Skies of Kielder will help support the efforts of mountain rescue volunteers in Northumberland National Park.
A refreshing drink of water has left people in the North East gasping, after they received some unexpected advice from a talking tap.
The contract for a £46 million project to upgrade a water treatment works in the Tyne Valley has been awarded.
A community garden project transforming a patch of wasteland is to benefit from a blast of heavy metal.
Eleven young people from the North East have completed a training and work experience programme aimed at helping them to find employment.
Farmers in Northumberland are being offered an opportunity to take advantage of grants to help them protect and improve water quality and modernise their farms and equipment through a scheme run by Northumbrian Water.
Some of the best riders on the road race circuit competed at Derwent Reservoir over the weekend in the gruelling men′s and women′s Tour of the Reservoir, part of British Cycling′s elite road race series.
Homes in Tyneside are to benefit from a sewer flooding scheme that is set to begin in North Shields next month.
British Cycling’s Elite Road Series is to return to Northumbrian Water’s Derwent Reservoir over the weekend of April 16 and 17.
A company employing 3,000 people in the North East and in Essex and Suffolk has officially signed up to take action to confront and combat the stigma associated with mental health issues.
Northumbrian Water is to invest £8 million to upgrade its sewer network in Sunderland.
Broadcaster and wildlife expert Chris Packham is springing into action to lead a water company’s own ‘Nature Watch’ initiative.
More than 40,000 free bottles of tap water are being given away to charitable organisations by a north east of England water company to help the local community.
A unique piece of Darlington’s Victorian history will be back on public display over the Easter weekend.
A Teesdale reservoir is going green with the introduction of a hydro turbine to generate renewable energy.
Northumbrian Water Group’s non-household retail business is to be led by managing director, Lucy Darch.
Northumbrian Water Group is the most ethical water company in the world, maintaining its world title for the sixth consecutive year.
New facilities mean disabled visitors will be able to explore one of Sunderland’s finest industrial monuments for the first time in almost 150 years, thanks to a North East water company’s fund.
Four of the north of England’s utility companies are joining forces as part of Infrastructure North to launch a free energy saving guide, ‘Energy at home’, to mark Fuel Poverty Awareness Day on 26 February.
The second stage of a multi-million pound scheme, to reduce flood risk in North Tyneside, will get underway at the end of the month.
Anglers who opted for a two pound price rise to still be able to take up to eight trout have landed a surprise catch.
King Kevin Keegan is ‘on side’ with more than 1,400 Mums around the world by helping to raise a lifesaving sum of money for them and their families.
Two more former Teesside steel apprentices will now complete their training having been taken on by Northumbrian Water.
Charges for Northumbrian Water’s customers for water and waste water services will remain amongst the lowest in the country.
Footballing legend Kevin Keegan is to help give a lack of taps and toilets the red card at an exclusive fundraising dinner and people across the North East are invited.
A keen gardener from Gateshead has won a competition to design his very own Chelsea Garden.
A four-month scheme to reduce the risk of flooding to eight homes in Whitley Bay is underway.
As part of National Debt Day today (18 January), Northumbrian Water is encouraging customers who are having difficulty paying their bills to take the first step and come forward for help.
A North East water company has topped the list of UK utility companies and been declared one of the best employers to work for in the UK.
Commuters are being asked to plan ahead as essential work to clean water pipes in Newcastle moves onto City Road.
The gateway to a Dark Age empire was built . . . along the shore of Northumbrian Water’s Derwent Reservoir on the border of Northumberland and County Durham!
The first phase of a major flood scheme in Newcastle is complete.
A water company is urging it’s customers to say ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to sewer blockages, flooding and pollution this festive season.
One of the major drinking water treatment works serving some 800,000 customers on Tyneside is to be improved at an estimated cost of £40 million.
Don’t let Jack Frost cast a shadow over Christmas is the warning in a video launched today (Tuesday October 8 2015) as part of the Government’s Get Ready for Winter campaign.
A two-year project in Northumberland which has helped residents save water, energy and money has scooped a top award.
Hundreds of youngsters will now be able to saddle up in safety – thanks to community cash help to buy extra riding hats.
Northumbrian Water is urging customers to wrap up their water pipes as well as themselves to guard against the misery of burst pipes this winter.
A North East water company has helped young people from deprived areas of Newcastle get online.
Thirty of the region’s 34 bathing waters have either an ‘excellent’ or ‘good’ water quality status, it is announced by DEFRA today.
More than one million pounds is to be invested to help protect homes from flooding in North Shields.
All Northumbrian Water people will now earn at least £7.85 per hour as the Living Wage Foundation announced the water company’s official accreditation as a Living Wage employer today.
World-famous botanist and TV personality, Professor David Bellamy has a golden endorsement for a green North East holiday destination.
An innovative new project will help residents in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, slash their gas bills - as well as saving water - and be Big Energy Savers.
He’s packed his bags and is ready to rock Gibraltar.
An additional £1.75 million is to be invested into a programme of work to help protect homes in North Tyneside from flooding.
Brilliant start to Britain’s most beautiful marathon weekend
A £3 million upgrade of a wastewater treatment works will benefit the environment and enable future developments across County Durham.
Northumbrian Water Group has celebrated being named as the UK’s number one water company for health and safety.
A new training and work experience programme is just the job to help young people in the North East get into work.
New equipment is being installed at treatment works serving more than one million customers to improve drinking water quality.
Six members of the Manor Marussia F1 team and their friends are set to compete on a very different kind of race track in Northumberland next month.
Contracts worth more than £1 billion have been awarded to maintain excellent quality tap water, reduce sewer flooding and protect the environment.
Water workers have helped to create a sensory garden at a charity’s care home in County Durham.
Savings are in the pipeline for residents in a Northumberland town, thanks to a major water conservation campaign.
The son of a water worker is to re-live special childhood memories as a site of historical and industrial importance reopens to the public next week.
The legacy of kind-hearted folk from our region will live on by saving others lives.
Father Christmas is getting his rest before Christmas preparations start at Kielder Water & Forest Park in Northumberland.
A solution has been agreed to repair an ancient flood-damaged bridge and re-establish a proper road connection to an isolated community of elderly residents.
Essential work to replace the decking of an historic aqueduct over the River Tees is to begin next month.
A new defined benefits pension scheme is being offered to some Northumbrian Water Group employees to replace an existing final salary scheme.
A million bottles of top quality tap water have been donated to local communities by Northumbrian Water.
A water company’s chief is in the saddle to help boost a charity that makes motorbike deliveries of life-saving blood to the region’s hospitals.
A water company CEO has visited Africa to see first-hand how the work of a charity is changing and saving lives.
A £7.7 million upgrade to Northumbrian Water’s Seaton Carew Headworks and Seaton Carew Sewage Treatment Works is to begin this month.
Residents in Gateshead have the chance to design their own Chelsea Garden.
The third phase of a £5 million scheme to improve bathing water quality at Saltburn is to begin next month.
Commuters are being asked to plan ahead as essential work to clean water pipes in Newcastle moves into Gosforth.
There’s a new look source on tap today for people to click and find out more about what their water company is doing and how it is performing.
Residents in North Tyneside are being invited to find out more about and give their feedback on plans for a sustainable surface water management scheme which will reduce flood risk.
A water company has committed to help save 70,000 lives in some of the world’s poorest communities over the next five years.
Multi-million pound contracts have been awarded to maintain the sewer network in the North East of England.
A major water conservation campaign to help residents in north Northumberland save water, energy and money has officially launched.
Spring has sprung at Northumbrian Water and Essex & Suffolk Water and hundreds of its employees have joined the company’s own ‘Nature Watch’ initiative.
Fly fishers from Northumbrian Water were the top water company team at the national Water Industry Game Fishing Championships (WIGFiC).
Christmas came early for Kielder Winter Wonderland last night when it was named as one of the best tourism events in England.
Northumbrian Water’s ‘power from poo’ production is now cooking on gas too.
A team have raised nearly £2,500 to support a worthy cause by stepping out of the water world and on to the rugby field.
Commuters are being asked to plan ahead as essential work to clean water pipes in Newcastle city centre continues.
A wastewater treatment plant in County Durham is set to benefit from a £2 million pound upgrade.
A new website to keep residents in North Tyneside informed about a £2.5 million sewer upgrade will launch next week (Tuesday May 5).
A North East water company has been recognised as one of the most responsible businesses in the country.
Northumbrian Water is investing £2 million to improve the water supply network near Haltwhistle, Northumberland from next month.
Fifteen men and women cyclists, all members of the Olympic GB track team, will race around County Durham’s Derwent reservoir this weekend (11th and 12th April).
One of the major routes into Newcastle city centre, over the iconic Tyne Bridge, won’t be affected by Northumbrian Water’s programme to protect tap water quality for the future.
A major water saving campaign has helped a Northumberland town save more than 650 bathtubs of water every day.
To mark World Water Day this Sunday (March 22) kind-hearted folk from across the region are being thanked for helping to save 20,000 lives in some of the worlds poorest communities.
A £2.5 million programme of work to help protect homes in North Tyneside from flooding is due to begin in May.
Northumbrian Water Group has maintained its world title as the only water company to be added to the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company® list for the fifth year running.
A £9 million scheme to upgrade a Northumberland sewage treatment works is now complete.
Fishing permits prices for the new season on Northumbrian Water’s reservoirs - which opens on Saturday 14 March – will not be increased for the third year running.
£900 million improvement work to benefit customers, economy and environment.
Join Steve Cram, MBE, former Olympic athlete and world record holder, as he reveals exciting plans for a NEW event to be added to the sixth Kielder Marathon weekend.
Record breaking athlete, Steve Cram, has today unveiled plans for an exciting new event to be added to Kielder Marathon weekend.
Northumbrian Water is introducing a social tariff to help customers who are having difficulty paying their bills, it is announced today during National Debt Awareness Week.
Claire Sharp has been appointed Customer Director for Northumbrian Water to lead the company’s service to its 4.5 million customers in the North East and in Essex and Suffolk.
Northumbrian Water’s £66 million mains cleaning programme is continuing to move through Newcastle city centre in January. This programme is protecting tap water quality for the future for over one million customers.
A water treatment plant in Northumberland is set to benefit from a multi-million pound upgrade.
A North East water company is investing more than £1.5 million to help protect homes from flooding in Gateshead.
The original cast of the charity supergroup, Band Aid, are making a comeback this Christmas, thanks to a group of employees from a North East water company.
Multi million pound contracts have been awarded to maintain top drinking water quality in the North East of England and in Essex and Suffolk.
A water company is urging it’s customers to ‘tune into’ a festive message to help reduce sewer blockages, flooding and pollution.
Northumbrian Water will keep bills low and deliver even better quality services for its customers for the next five years.
The harsh reality of life without clean water has struck a North East water worker.
A North East water company is teaming up with supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Waitrose to encourage customers not to cause pains in the drain this Christmas.
Green fingered school children are joining the fight against flooding.
A £5 million programme of work to improve Saltburn’s bathing water quality is to start next month.
A water worker from the North East will mark World Toilet Day (November 19, 2014) in an unusual way.
The North East coastline is bathing in success today as DEFRA announces this year’s sea water quality results.
Tonnes of baby, cleaning , cosmetic and sanitary wipes are being wrongly flushed down toilets.
Nearly half a million pounds is to be invested to reduce the risk of flooding to homes near Sunderland.
Volunteers from across the region are needed to help give pollution to watercourses the boot.
Northumbrian Water has won a contract to design, build, finance and operate a new waste water treatment works in Gibraltar, it is announced today.
Northumbrian Water will use an innovative solution to help to reduce the risk of flooding in Cramlington.
Almost two million pounds is being invested to help protect homes in Bishop Auckland from flooding.
Nearly one million pounds is to be invested to reduce the risk of flooding to homes on the outskirts of Stanley.
A North East water company will showcase its green credentials with an innovative solution to reduce the risk of flooding in Gateshead.
More than one million pounds is to be invested to reduce the risk of flooding to homes in a Newcastle suburb.
The ‘most beautiful marathon in Britain’ keeps runners coming back.
Families are being urged to act fast to secure tickets at a hugely popular, festive extravaganza in Northumberland.
Swimmer Helen Smith was crowned champion of the first open water swimming event in northern Europe’s largest man-made lake today (Sunday September 7).
Swimmers will be given the unique opportunity to tackle northern Europe’s largest man-made lake for the first time at the weekend.
Internationally renowned comedy duo, Laurel and Hardy, are set to make a comeback to take part the region’s biggest sporting event.
A five-month programme of work to help protect homes in Whitley Bay from flooding is to begin next month.
Three million pounds is to be spent to upgrade two County Durham sewage treatment works (STW).
Northumbrian Water’s £66 million mains cleaning programme is moving into Newcastle city centre in mid August to continue to supply top quality tap water to its customers.
A green scheme will help to reduce the risk of flooding in Winlaton, Gateshead.
An eight-month programme of work to help protect homes in Newcastle from flooding is to begin today.
More than one million pounds is to be spent to reduce the risk of flooding in Westerhope, Newcastle.
Flood risk is to be reduced at dozens of homes in the Gateshead area.
Northumbrian Water Limited has today published its Regulatory Accounts and Annual Performance Review for the year ended 31 March 2014.
A national initiative to provide girls with basic human rights has touched the hearts of students at a County Durham school.
A project in Middlesbrough - saving money and water - on an allotment site has been recognised by a national Water Efficiency Award.
The latest scheme helping to protect 120 homes and businesses from flooding in Chester le Street at a total cost of £7.9 million gets underway this month.
An essential flood protection scheme is to start in Ormesby, Middlesbrough on Monday, July 7 2014.
Newcastle Business School and Northumbrian Water have today announced a partnership to fund a research project into sustainability.
More than 1700 children from schools across Northumberland and North Tyneside have discovered how they could help save water as part of a major water conservation campaign.
The North East’s leading water company has won another award to add to its green credentials for making power from poo and using reed beds for treatment.
Customers of Northumbrian Water will benefit from their bills being set below the level of inflation for 2015-2020 when plans are finally approved.
An essential flood protection scheme is to start in Wallsend next month.
A market town in Northumberland has been selected as the first place in the north of England for a major water conservation campaign.
Homes throughout the North East have bathroom and kitchen appliances wrongly plumbed into the surface water sewerage network.
Anglers from throughout England and Wales will compete for prestigious trophies and titles at a national competition staged in the North East this weekend.
Work to reduce the risk of flooding to 20 homes in Jarrow is to begin this month.
Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL) will retain royal recognition for a further five years as it receives its second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, it is announced today.
Northumbrian Water′s stunning Derwent Reservoir played host to the second stage of the ′Northumbrian Water Tour of the Reservoir′ part of British Cycling′s elite road series on Sunday 13 April.
Northumbrian Water′s stunning Derwent Reservoir played host to the first stage of the ′Northumbrian Water Tour of the Reservoir′ part of British Cycling′s elite road series on Saturday 12 April.
Northumbrian Water′s stunning Derwent Reservoir played host to the ′Alexandra Women′s Tour of the Reservoir′ part of British Cycling′s elite road series on Saturday 12 April.
Essential work is to begin next week on Scotswood Road in Newcastle.
Some of the top riders will be competing in the North East this weekend (April 12 & 13) taking part in the first race of British Cycling’s Elite Road Series.
Northumbrian Water’s Leaplish Waterside Park has been named as a finalist in the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014.
A North East water company has again been recognised as one of the best in the country in Business in the Community’s annual benchmark of responsible business, the Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index).
Essential work to help protect seven homes in Whitley Bay from flooding is to begin on Monday, March 31.
A river will be diverted to flow along a newly constructed course if a proposed innovative £5.5 million flood protection scheme goes ahead.
Northumbrian Water is inviting people in Hebburn to find out more about the next phase of a scheme to reduce the likelihood of flooding to properties in the Lakes Estate area of the town.
Essential work to help protect five homes in Shotley Bridge, near Consett, from flooding is to begin on Monday, March 3.
Essential work to help protect homes in Prudhoe from flooding is to begin on Monday, February 24.
North East homes and businesses are being asked to ‘chip in’ to keep the region’s drains clear as National Chip Week gets underway (17 - 23 Feb).
Trout fishing opens at Northumbrian Water’s six premier reservoirs in the North East on Saturday 15 March.
Essential work to help protect four homes in Swarland, near Alnwick, from flooding is to begin on Monday, February 24.
Essential work to help protect six homes in Seghill, North Tyneside, from flooding is to begin on Monday, February 24.
Essential repairs to the sewer network above the new Tyne Tunnel in Jarrow are due to start on Monday, February 17.
Multi-million pound improvement work supports economy
A North East water works is to be given the star treatment as it becomes the backdrop for TV crime drama, Inspector George Gently.
As construction work for the Ocean Road flood alleviation scheme continues, works affecting the highway on Ocean Road are soon to get underway.
Essential work to help protect homes in Whitley Bay from flooding is to begin on Monday, February 10.
Northumbrian Water is inviting people in Cramlington to find out more about proposals to create a novel solution to help prevent flooding in the Megstone Avenue area of the town.
Northumbrian Water is investing £2m to improve the water supply network in the Penshaw area of Sunderland.
Northumbrian Water and StepChange Debt Charity are launching a new partnership to help support customers who may be facing financial difficulties.
Northumbrian Water is investing £350,000 to upgrade the sewer network in Leamside, near Durham.
Essential work to help protect homes in Gateshead from flooding is to begin on Wednesday, January 29.
Redundant computers and desks are being put to good use by charities across the region, thanks to donations from a North East water company.
Residents in Bellingham, Northumberland can find out more about essential work to upgrade the water supply network in the village at a public meeting next week.
The first phase of essential work to help protect four homes in Winlaton, in the Derwent Valley, from flooding is to begin on Monday, January 27.
The major route into Newcastle over the iconic Tyne Bridge won’t be affected by Northumbrian Water’s programme to protect tap water quality for the future.
Work to repair damage to the A67 between Piercebridge and High Coniscliffe caused by a landslip last February is due to start next month.
Essential work to help protect eight homes in Chester le Street from flooding is to begin on Monday, January 13.
Essential work to help protect nine homes in Washington from flooding is to begin on Monday, January 13.
Essential work to help protect several homes in Gosforth from flooding is to begin on Monday, January 6.
The first phase of a scheme to improve the water supply for 11,000 properties in the Billy Mill, New York and West Monkseaton areas of North Shields is to start on Monday, January 6.
Essential work to help protect several homes in South Shields from flooding is to begin on Monday, January 6.
More than 40 older people from the Durham area were treated to an early Christmas slap up lunch, courtesy of Northumbrian Water, on Friday.
A North East water company has swept the board at what is widely regarded as the utility industry ‘Oscars’.
Customers of Northumbrian Water will benefit from about 900 million pounds of investment between 2015 and 2020 if plans submitted today are approved.
Northumbrian Water is urging customers to wrap up their water pipes as well as their Christmas presents to guard against the misery of burst pipes this winter.
Northumbrian Water achieved a first when it was named Business of the Year at the 2013 North of England Excellence Awards.
Essential work to help protect five properties in Birtley, Gateshead from flooding is to begin on Monday, November 11.
A North East water company is giving its customers a glimpse of what life might be like in the future with a new addition to its recently launched website www.nwplanningforthefuture.co.uk.
Reedbeds planted at a North East sewage treatment works are becoming an increasingly popular habitat for a wide variety of birds – some of which are extremely rare.
Essential work to help protect businesses in one of South Shields’ best-known streets from flooding is to begin on Tuesday, October 29.
Residents of a Washington suburb are to welcome news that a £700,000 scheme to reduce the risk of flooding will soon be underway.
Two Darlington flatmates have won a cash prize of £500 simply by cutting out paper bills.
North East water company workers and their families have taken steps to improve their health and fitness – millions of steps, in fact.
A North East man who suffered in silence with a debilitating stammer for 47 years is now making speeches and giving presentations after a short therapy course changed his life forever.
A new scheme is launched today, Tuesday, October 8 2013, to protect homeowners and businesses from cowboy plumbers.
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has honoured one of the North East’s leading business figures with the highest level of membership within the organisation.
Movie magic transported the dividing line in the Channel Tunnel between France and the UK to underneath . . . Kielder Water!
A major scheme to replace 42km of metallic water mains along with 4,000 associated property connections in Ryton and Crawcrook is now moving into the final stages.
Work to reduce the risk of flooding is to start next week in a County Durham village.
Plans have been announced to protect homes from flooding in a Northumberland village.
Essential improvement work in Redcar is to begin next week.
Essential work to help protect three properties in Gosforth from flooding is to begin on Monday, September 30.
Essential work to help protect two properties in High Hesleden, near Castle Eden, from flooding is to begin on Monday, September 30.
Experts harness the energy locked up in sewage to power our waste water treatment
As part of Northumbrian Water’s The Main Event, essential work is to begin next week on Askew Road in Gateshead.
Runners from Northumbrian Water will be tapping into the generosity of colleagues, family and friends when they pound the streets of Tyneside in this year’s Great North Run.
Essential work to help protect homes and businesses in Loftus, near Redcar, from flooding is to begin next month.
Intruders have robbed and wrecked a visitor centre, fishing lodge and office and forced the temporary closure of the popular visitor destination.
Essential work to help protect homes in Murton Village, in North Tyneside, from flooding is to begin on Monday, September 2.
A commitment from Northumbrian Water to invest around £1 billion in services to its customers in the North East between 2015 and 2020 will help to stimulate economic growth in the region.
Details have been announced of a £350,000 scheme to protect homes in North Shields from flooding.
Essential work to protect homes and businesses in Beadnell, Northumberland from flooding is to begin on Monday, September 2.
Northumbrian Water is to begin essential work in Fenham, Newcastle in early September as part of the £66 million trunk mains cleaning programme, The Main Event.
Workers at Northumbrian Water’s waste water recycling plants on Teesside and North Tyneside have raised more than £3,500 for two children’s charities close to their hearts.
More detailed information about bathing water quality is now just a click away as Northumbrian Water launches the ‘Beach Aware’ section on its website.
A water company is thanking people of the North East for helping to reduce the number of blocked drains by nearly a fifth across the region.
Northumbrian Water is to reduce the risk of flooding to 21 homes in Hebburn.
Kind hearted people from across the region have helped to save more than 1370 lives in the developing world by giving them access to basic human rights.
As the world welcomes Prince William and Kate’s new arrival, a local water company is advising other new parents how to avoid a blocked throne.
An essential flood protection scheme starts in Gateshead next week.
Water workers have helped to make a difference to a wildlife haven on their doorstep.
Northumbrian Water is soon to begin work on the sewer network in Fawdon.
Northumbrian Water Limited has today published its Regulatory Accounts and Annual Performance Review for the year ended 31 March 2013.
Green fingered workers swapped their office for the day to help a north east charity transform gardens across Wearside.
Deafblind people of the North East are now ‘in the good hands’ of water workers.
Stars will line up alongside the general public in a world record bid.
Work will soon be underway to reduce the risk of flooding in an area of Newcastle upon Tyne.
On the first anniversary of ‘Thunder Thursday’ flood agencies, a utility, academics and businesses from across the region will put the importance of forging stronger partnerships to tackle flooding in the spotlight.
A Northumbrian Water customer from Teesside has won a cash prize of £500 simply by cutting out paper bills.
A lucky Northumbrian Water customer has won an ipad after scooping the top prize in a recent competition.
Essential work to protect homes in Consett from flooding is to begin next week.
A regional water company has been recognised for human resources excellence by being shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
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).
A water company has helped to showcase first class environmental innovation and sustainability in the North East by hosting a senior ministerial visit at its largest sewage treatment works on Tyneside.
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.
A two month scheme to help prevent sewer flooding in Middlesbrough will begin next week.
An essential flood protection scheme is to begin in Cramlington 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.
Essential sewer maintenance work in Redcar is to begin in the New Year.
A Northumbrian Water customer from Newcastle upon Tyne has won a cash prize of £500 simply by cutting out paper bills.
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.
Essential work to renew a sewer in Blaydon is to begin next week.
A record number of rainbow trout will be stocked into Northumbrian Water’s six premier reservoirs before the new season starts.
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.