Media centre

Welcome to the media centre. Find out more about the company and what we’ve been up to by reading our latest news or watching our videos. You will also find contact details for the Media and PR team in this section.

Latest Press Releases

  1. 13.08.2018

    Kevin Clarke

    Around the lake for a coast-to-coast

    For some runners, Kielder Marathon is a gruelling challenge…for one man, it′s just part of the training for his epic 4,200 mile challenge across the United States.

  2. 10.08.2018

    Reservoir rescue exercise planned for Northumberland

    Northumbrian Water, Northumberland Fire and Rescue and the North East Ambulance Service will be carrying out an emergency rescue exercise close to a major tourist attraction on Tuesday (August 7).

  3. 10.08.2018

    Whitelee farm sheep pen

    Northumbrian Water finds a ‘ewe-nique′ way to protect the environment

    A North East water company is supporting a farmer in his efforts to improve the quality of water in a Northumberland river and reservoir.

  4. 06.08.2018

    Chris Hepple

    Chris weighs up the North East′s 92 million wipe flushing problem

    The blight of wet wipes being flushed down toilets in the North East has been highlighted by a Northumbrian Water employee.

  5. 03.08.2018

    Mains cleaning in North Tyneside

    A project to improve tap water quality for customers in North Tyneside is due to get underway next week.


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  • England Rugby star gives her water safety tip

    One of the most capped players in English Rugby history, Tamara Taylor has taken time out to give her tip for staying safe around water - and it's all about protecting your feet from hidden dangers beneath the surface. Tamara has 115 caps for England Rugby and also plays second row for Darlington Mowden Park Sharks, as well as being a Community Coach. Please share this and the link below, so people can learn all about a variety of ways to stay safer in and around water.

  • Cold Water Shock: Firefighter Tom Richardson

    School's out for summer and it can be fun being around water, but stay safe these summer holidays. Here’s Firefighter Tom Richardson of Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service, with a video about cold water shock. For some tips on staying safe around water, visit:

  • NWG 90 Second

    Innovation Festival 2018 - 90 second montage clip

  • NWG Innovation Festival '18 Week best bits

    Here's the best bits of the week that was NWG Innovation Festival 2018 - sit back and enjoy!

  • Run2 Academy students at the Innovation Festival

    A roundup of the Innovation Festival, created by a shared summer placement student who's undertaking a media and marketing placement in the Run2 Academy.

  • Innovation Festival 2018 - Day 5

    And that's a wrap! Our final edition of IFTV wraps up day 5 and concludes our fantastic #InnovationFestival18.

  • Innovation Festival 2018 - Day 4

    It's crunch time as the teams prepare for pitching their ideas.

  • Northumbrian Water Schools Film 2018

    An educational film to highlight our Refill campaign and to help educate and raise awareness on the effects of plastic pollution.

  • Innovation Festival 2018 - Day 3

    We check in with the sprints at the half way point to see where the ideas are headed...

  • Innovation Festival 2018 - Day 2

    The IFTV crew reveal all the behind the scenes action from day 2 of the 2018 Innovation Festival.

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