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. 16.09.2019

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    Water network upgrades for Ferryhill

    Northumbrian Water is investing £2m in a year-long upgrade to the water mains running through Ferryhill.

  2. 12.09.2019

    Full steam ahead at historic monument this weekend

    A historic monument, owned by Northumbrian Water, is expecting to welcome thousands of people through its doors this weekend for its first ever miniature road, rail and model engineer event.

  3. 05.09.2019

    Water workers tackle Great North Run

    Fifteen employees from a water company and its partners are gearing up to tackle the Great North Run to raise funds for a charity that aims to provide clean water to everyone, everywhere.

  4. 29.08.2019

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    £2m investment in Durham sewer network

    Northumbrian Water is investing £2m in upgrading its sewer network in the Elvet Riverside area of Durham City to reduce flood risk and protect the environment.

  5. 29.08.2019

    Three-year flood reduction scheme complete

    More than 3,500 homeowners across North Tyneside are now benefitting from reduced flood risk, thanks to the completion of a three-year partnership flood reduction scheme.


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  • Stay safe around water: Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue

    Being in and around water is great fun, but water can be very dangerous. We want you to have fun visiting our leisure sites, but we also want you to keep safe.

  • #WaterWomen: Meet Victoria

    Find out how Victoria became one of our Project Managers, helping make sure the water that reaches our customers is of the highest possible quality, and learn how she coped when her life completely changed with the birth of her son.

  • Botanical Gardens Root Invasion showcase Aug 2019

    Northumbrian Water, Durham University and Intelligent Gels have been working together to create an innovative new gel which will help to stop blockages caused by tree root invasion, and reduce the risk of flooding and pollution.

  • The Angler’s Table

    Meet Jimmy Shadforth, chef and owner of D’Acqua restaurant in Sunderland, as he joins presenter Don Coe on the banks of Derwent Reservoir for a masterclass in cooking trout.

  • The Catch

    We visit Derwent Reservoir and meet some of the anglers who pit their wits against the fish there.

  • Down On The Farm

    Go behind the scenes at our fish farm in Teesdale and find out how we rear the fish that stock our reservoirs so that anglers can enjoy their sport.

  • Farm, Fish, Table Teaser

    It's coming... Are you looking to take up a new hobby? Want to know more about fishing - from the provenance of the stock to how to cook it? #FarmFishTable is coming this weekend! Keep an eye on our social channels and

  • IF19 Mother and Daughter STEAM

    Our Innovation Festival saw us bring mothers and daughters together with people in a range of careers relating to STEAM subjects - that's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths. The session was sponsored by our partners at Esh Group and was all about educating and inspiring the young people about the possible careers that are ahead of them. #InnovationFestival19 #2020Skills #EnergisingInclusion

  • The NWG Innovation Festival 2019 - Full week highlights

    The best bits from the full week of NWG Innovation Festival 2019

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