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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. 22.02.2017

    Northumbrian Water: Powering the Powerhouse

    Northumbrian Water Group has been named ‘Energy Company of the Year’ at a prestigious awards ceremony to recognise businesses driving the Northern Powerhouse agenda.

  2. 21.02.2017

    Environmental support scheme Branch-es out for inviting new funding applications

    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.

  3. 14.02.2017

    New Angling Season Price Freeze And New Rewards At Northumbrian Water Reservoirs

    Northumbrian Water has frozen day permit prices for the new fishing season, which opens at the company’s reservoirs on Saturday, March 11.

  4. 10.02.2017

    Sewer scheme moves into next phase

    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.

  5. 09.02.2017

    ten higher degree apprentices with Information Service Director Nigel Watson

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  • World Water Day: Go #Blue4Water

    In 2016, the Gateshead Millennium Bridge went #Blue4Water. In 2017, will you?

  • Northumbrian Water Apprentice Mark Ireland talks about his career choice

    Northumbrian Water Information Services Apprentice Mark Ireland talks about scrapping university plans to take up an earn as you learn Higher Degree Apprenticeship.

  • Super Splash Heroes have taken over at North East Schools

    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. Pupils from a North Tyneside school have helped Northumbrian Water to launch a new online educational resource that helps people of all ages to learn about water. Youngsters at Seaton Sluice Middle School in Whitley Bay became “Super Splash Heroes” by taking part in a series of fun, interactive workshop activities, to help launch the new educational material and information, which is accessed through Northumbrian Water’s website. It offers an educational resource for schools, as well as supporting fun learning for children and families with online activities, worksheets, videos and even information about the broad range of careers available within the water industry. Pupils from Key Stage 1 through to school leavers can find out more about the industry and the part it plays in the water cycle, interacting with nature to protect one of Earth’s most important natural resources. The resource can be found at

  • ESH MWH and NWL Shared Undergraduate Scheme

    The shared undergraduate scheme for waste water networks partnering ESH, MWH and Northumbrian Water gives the undergraduate a balanced overview of the wastewater business from planning through to construction and project management.

  • Morpeth

    Morpeth Town Centre sewer network update - 20 January 2017 For further information go to

  • Brunton Park Flood Alleviation Scheme

    Here is a quick video flyover of the Brunton Park scheme, detailing some the work that has gone into flood alleviation in the area.

  • Northumbrian Water support a FACT Christmas

    Employees from Northumbrian Water have been collecting and donating presents to more than twenty families from Fighting All Cancer Together - here's Joanne and Jane to tell you more.

  • Beat The Freeze - Wrap Up Warm

    Protect your home from Frozen pipes this winter, make sure your pipework wraps up warm.

  • Wet Wipes clogged Video

    This is what happens in our sewerage pumping stations when people flush the wrong things down the toilet, like wet wipes, cotton wool and nappies. Wet wipe packaging might say 'flushable', but they aren't and can clog drains and sewers and cause nasty blockages.

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