Environmental Information

Information about how we affect the environment.

Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL) recognises the impact its operations and activities have on the environment. In everything we do, we aim to protect and improve the environment for the benefit of all.

We understand that you may be interested to learn about our activities and how they affect environments like rivers, coastal areas, and so on. We are fully committed to being as ethical, open, and honest as we can with you and so we publish a variety of information.

We’re often asked about the following topics. Select the links to find out more. If your query isn’t answered on these pages, please get in touch using the form below.

Sewer flooding Biodiversity Environmental policy Water quality
Bathing water Beach Aware About us - at a glance Water resources
Corporate responsibility Climate change

Environmental Information Regulations 2004

The Regulations provide for disclosure of, and access to, environmental information held by public authorities. In February 2015 it was held that the Regulations apply to privatised water companies.

Within Northumbrian Water, and the water industry generally, we are working to implement this new ruling, and reflect it throughout our business. We will be amending this website over the coming months as we develop our new compliance system.

If you’d like to learn more about the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 you can find more information on the ICO’s website:

What are the Environmental Information Regulations?

How to access environmental information from a public body

Northumbrian Water is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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