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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. 21.02.2018

    Hartlepool residents invited to help fight flood risk

    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.

  2. 12.02.2018

    Rainwise planter

    Celery-brate Valentine′s Day by showering gardens with love

    This Valentine′s Day, people in Newcastle are being urged to love their gardens in a bid to help reduce flood risk.

  3. 09.02.2018

    Skills Strategy impacts on Energy & Utilities ahead of its first anniversary

    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.

  4. 02.02.2018

    Clive and Jess

    Festival leads to double success for Jess

    A North East student has been awarded a special scholarship after shining at a unique festival.

  5. 01.02.2018

    Northumbrian Water announces £180m investment in improvements for 2018/19

    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.


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  • What Innovation Means To Me: Customer Director Claire Sharp

    As part of Ofwat's #SparkInnovation month, our Customer Director, Claire Sharp, explains why innovation is important for our customers.

  • Utileyes: Seeing through the eyes of our customers

    Utileyes is an app that allows us to look through our customers' smartphones when they are reporting an issue. This allows us to see what they can see, speeding up the process of resolving any issues.

  • What innovation means to me: Heidi Mottram

    As part of Ofwat's #SparkInnovation month, our Chief Executive, Heidi Mottram tells us what innovation means to her.

  • Chris Jones: What Innovation Means To Me

    As part of Ofwat's #SparkInnovation month, we are asking key people around our business what innovation means to them. Today it's the turn of our Research and Development Manager, Chris Jones. Chris talks about the need to work with the right partners. If you have a great idea that you think could help improve the way we deliver our services, check out this page and get in touch:

  • Nigel Watson: What Innovation Means To Me

    As part of Ofwat's Innovation Month, our Group Information Services Director Nigel Watson tells us what innovation means to him.

  • Northumbrian Water site visit

    Budding engineer, Matt's video of his visit to Northumbrian Water's sites to see how civil engineering theory is put into pratcice

  • Find out about two jobs available with our Sewerage and New Development Team.

    Did you know, we are currently recruiting to fill a number of roles across the North East in a range of roles? They include two opportunities to join our team that responds to issues around our sewerage network, responding to customers’ problems and helping to protect the environment. These are based out of our Thornaby office. We’re looking for people who can work on their own or as part of a supportive team someone and who are problem solvers. Watch this video to hear from Lee Edwards, Technical Support Team Leader, and find out more about the jobs, the team they are part of, and how the successful candidates would be contributing to the way the wider business delivers services across the North East. We also have other positions available, including a technical role in policy, so why not visit our careers page now and see if there is a job that suits you. While you’re there, you can also register to receive job alerts, tailored specifically for you! Applications close 31/1/18

  • BE:WISE - a look at the creation of our groundbreaking treatment research facility

    A major new research facility is allowing scientists to discover more sustainable and affordable ways to treat wastewater. Newcastle University’s new Biological Engineering: Wastewater Innovation at Scale (BE:WISE) research facility is a European first in large-scale wastewater treatment research using bacteria.

  • Drainspotting: Choose Water

    People often don't realise what a vast array of different jobs are available in the water industry. Here's just a small sample...

  • Female apprentices

    Female apprentices at Northumbrian Water Group talk about what their apprenticeships mean to them.

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