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  1. 18.12.2018

    ESSEX IS FILLING UP WITH REFILL STATIONS

    Essex is filling up with Refill stations

    Refill Essex - an initiative which allows people to fill up their reusable bottles with tap water for free at cafes, restaurants, bars and other businesses for free.

  2. 12.12.2018

    What a night! Water company celebrates top industry awards

    The company was shortlisted for an incredible ten awards at the Utility Week Awards, at London′s Grosvenor House Hotel on Monday night, and came away with two top prizes.

  3. 12.12.2018

    Boats at Hanningfield Reservoir

    10,000 anglers make it another bumper season for fishing at Hanningfield

    2018 has been another incredibly popular year for fishing at Hanningfield Reservoir, with over 10,000 anglers catching nearly 24,000 fish.

  4. 05.12.2018

    Water company asks customers for views on Assurance Plan

    Essex & Suffolk Water is asking its customers to give their views on its Draft Assurance Plan Summary for 2019/20 - which sets out the tough measures it is putting in place to show customers can have confidence in the information it provides.

  5. 05.12.2018

    Essex & Suffolk Water Committed to Eradicate Water Poverty by 2030

    The water company believes that there are currently 370,000 households in their operating areas that are in water poverty, and are determined to eradicate it from their supply area by 2030.

  6. 20.11.2018

    Beware of bogus callers this Christmas

    As the nights draw in and the days get cooler Essex & Suffolk Water is encouraging people to be extra vigilant of bogus callers as winter approaches.

  7. 24.10.2018

    NHSN volunteers

    Environmental grant scheme back open for bids

    Local projects which benefit the natural environment, wildlife and local communities could receive a funding boost of up to £25,000 from Northumbrian Water′s Branch Out scheme.

  8. 23.10.2018

    Water company reaches for the stars with satellite leakage detection

    The use of satellites by Essex & Suffolk Water to detect leakage on its network is already yielding some ‘out of this world′ results, with over 40 leaks discovered since the scheme was launched on Monday 15 October.

  9. 25.10.2018

    Bradwell water main investment update

    Essex & Suffolk Water have launched a Community Portal to keep residents of Bradwell updated on the current installation work on Beccles Road.

  10. 12.11.2018

    Leakage portal goes live

    Essex & Suffolk Water has unveiled the latest tool in its quest to stop water being lost to leaks - a new interactive online portal which gives customers the power to report leaks and track repairs at the touch of a button.

  11. 09.10.2018

    An ′out of this world′ approach to tackling water leaks

    Essex & Suffolk Water is taking an ‘out of this world′s approach to leak detection...quite literally.

  12. 04.10.2018

    Community kindness comes to make Suffolk′s day

    A campaign of kindness arrived in Suffolk this week delivering surprises including ‘friendship benches′, a theatre trip, afternoon tea and more to people who help make the community special.

  13. 02.10.2018

    helping out at the Museum of Power

    The Power of Kindness

    A group of volunteers from Essex & Suffolk Water took time out to help the Museum of Power look its best ahead of events this weekend.

  14. 02.10.2018

    Dogs Trust Basildon

    Making Doggy Days

    Volunteers from Essex & Suffolk Water dropped in to ‘make the day′ of some special pooches and their two-legged friends on a visit to the Dogs Trust Basildon.

  15. 02.10.2018

    Refill revolution hits Chelmsford

    MP for Chelmsford Vicky Ford attended the official launch of the Refill campaign in the city, which will make it easy, cheap and convenient to stay topped up with tap water on the go.

  16. 24.09.2018

    Resilience and Reliability are key for Water Company′s future

    Essex & Suffolk Water is committing to significantly reduce leakage across its network as part of new plans revealed by the company.

  17. 18.09.2018

    ESW Innovation Festival

    Day of innovation in Essex a huge success

    The grounds of Hanningfield Reservoir were turned into a hive of creative thinking and ingenuity today as Essex & Suffolk Water hosted the first ever ‘Day of Innovation′.

  18. 17.09.2018

    Water company aims to lead the way when it comes to innovation

    Essex & Suffolk Water, part of Northumbrian Water Group (NWG), is aiming to become the most innovative and forward thinking company in the water industry and beyond.

  19. 14.09.2018

    Essex & Suffolk Water scoops top prize at the CIPS Supply Management Awards 2018

    Essex & Suffolk Water is celebrating after scooping two awards at CIPS (Chartered institute of Procurement and Supply) awards.

  20. 12.09.2018

    The Big Ideas to be developed at Essex Day of Innovation

    The Day of Innovation comes to Essex next week, which will see leading creative minds and national and global companies come together to work on solutions to 13 big social and environmental questions.

  21. 10.09.2018

    Affordable and Inclusive Water Services for All

    Some of the region′s most deprived communities will be boosted by Essex & Suffolk Water′s plans to cut bills and help make water more affordable for all.

  22. 05.09.2018

    Essex & Suffolk Water plans to cut water bills for all customers

    Essex & Suffolk Water has announced plans to reduce water bills by up to 12% for all customers in its drive to offer ‘world class′ customer service to the whole of the region.

  23. 04.09.2018

    Major social and environmental challenges to be tackled as day of innovation comes to Essex

    Some of the world′s leading businesses and innovative minds will gather in Essex later this month to tackle major social and environmental challenges at a special ‘Day of Innovation′.

  24. 03.09.2018

    Essex & Suffolk Water prepare to unveil their plans for future

    Essex and Suffolk Water has today submitted its plan to shape the future of water in the region for years to come.

  25. 31.08.2018

    Dr Eliane Algaard

    Newly appointed NWG director has UK leading leakage target in her sights

    Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) have appointed a new water director and she′s wasted no time in setting out the company′s ambition to be game changers when it comes to tackling leakage.

  26. 29.08.2018

    Bradwell water mains improvement to start next month

    The first phase of a major water mains improvement scheme being carried out by Essex & Suffolk Water on Beccles Road, Bradwell, will start on Monday 17 September.

  27. 29.08.2018

    ′Eric the bin′ helping to share important message about loneliness and isolation

    A lonely litter bin in Essex that became an overnight viral sensation on Facebook is now helping to raise awareness around the important issues of social isolation and loneliness.

  28. 20.08.2018

    Essex search and rescue volunteers helped to stay hydrated on the move

    Essex & Suffolk Water has provided reusable bottles to the hard working volunteers of Essex Search & Rescue (Essex SAR).

  29. 18.07.2018

    Improving water supplies in Hockley

    Essential work to upgrade the water supply on Spa Road, Hockley, will start on Monday 23 July 2018 for five weeks.

  30. 03.07.2018

    Keeping water flowing as warm weather continues

    Essex & Suffolk Water is doing all it can to keep water flowing for its customers as the warm and dry weather continues.

  31. 28.06.2018

    Surprise surprise! Make My Day campaign returns for 2018

    Essex & Suffolk Water’s fantastic ‘Make My Day’ campaign is back for 2018.

  32. 28.06.2018

    Use water wisely as warm weather continues

    As the country continues to bask in a record breaking heatwave, Essex & Suffolk Water is taking steps to manage water supplies, and is encouraging customers to use water wisely at this time.

  33. 26.06.2018

    Top of the charts for supplier satisfaction

    Essex & Suffolk Water has once again been voted the UK′s top water company in the British Water 2018 annual performance survey.

  34. 26.06.2018

    Heidi Mottram

    National drinking water scheme to cut plastic waste comes to Essex

    Essex is joining the Refill revolution, as people will be able to fill up their water bottles for free at cafes, bars, restaurants and other businesses across the county, reducing our reliance on single-use plastic bottles.

  35. 21.06.2018

    Improving water supplies in Fryerning

    Essential work to upgrade the water supply on Blackmore Road, Fryerning, near Ingatestone will start next week.

  36. 15.06.2018

    Water company encourages employees to make journeys greener

    Employees at Essex & Suffolk Water′s Customer Centre in Lowestoft are being encouraged to help the environment by making their journeys to work greener.

  37. 13.06.2018

    removing pennywort

    New action group working to remove invasive pennywort from River Chelmer

    A new action group has formed in Essex to tackle the invasive species floating pennywort in a stretch of the River Chelmer, which will help to protect the local environment and keep local waterways open for everyone to enjoy.

  38. 05.06.2018

    Olympian springs into action to support water efficiency campaign

    Olympian Kat Driscoll is encouraging residents of Barking to find out about opportunities to save water, energy and money after receiving a free water saving visit as part of Essex & Suffolk Water′s Every Drop Counts campaign.

  39. 24.05.2018

    Hanningfield Reservoir

    Reminder that reservoirs are no swim zones

    With temperatures continuing to rise and a Bank Holiday weekend on the horizon, Essex & Suffolk Water is reminding everyone that they should never attempt to swim in its reservoirs, as there are very serious dangers hidden below the surface.

  40. 22.05.2018

    Water company scoops second top industry award

    Essex & Suffolk Water has been named the UK′s top water company at a prestigious ceremony to celebrate excellence within the industry.

  41. 18.05.2018

    Super Splash Heroes

    11,000 Essex children become Super Splash Heroes

    11,000 primary school children across Essex have learnt how they can save water every day, thanks to an educational performance and workshop organised by Essex & Suffolk Water.

  42. 21.05.2018

    2017 winner Edward Flatt with Silver Lapwing trophy

    Water company supports Silver Lapwing Award for environmentally friendly farming

    Essex & Suffolk Water is proud to be sponsoring this year′s Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) Silver Lapwing Award ceremony, which celebrates farmers who go the extra mile to protect the countryside and local environment.

  43. 14.05.2018

    Every Drop Counts in Barking

    Residents in Barking will have the chance to save water, energy and money from their household bills, as Every Drop Counts, Essex & Suffolk Water′s largest water saving campaign, comes to town.

  44. 30.04.2018

    Let there be lightsource - drafting in the solar specialists

    Spring has finally sprung and although the weather may not quite be there yet, Essex & Suffolk Water is finalising plans to harness its power to help protect the environment.

  45. 23.04.2018

    Water Company Longlisted for the 2018 Responsible Business Awards

    Northumbrian Water Group, which Essex & Suffolk Water is part of, is celebrating after being longlisted for the UK’s longest running and most prestigious awards programme, championing responsible business in the UK and abroad.

  46. 11.04.2018

    Triathlon challenge returns to Hanningfield

    The gruelling Hanningfield Triathlon is back for 2018, and anyone who wants to test their endurance on water, bike and foot is encouraged to sign up and secure their place now!

  47. 05.04.2018

    Essex & Suffolk Water to go 100% renewable following green electricity deal

    Essex & Suffolk Water is to power all 200 of its sites using renewable electricity for the next four years.

  48. 03.04.2018

    Flatford Wildlife Garden

    Environmental project grants up for grabs

    Essex & Suffolk Water′s Branch Out scheme, which offers grants of up to £25,000 to projects which benefit the natural environment, wildlife and local communities, is inviting new applications for funding.

  49. 20.03.2018

    Alexa . . . tell me about my water

    People in the South East of England might soon be turning to artificial intelligence (AI) for the latest information from their water company.

  50. 15.03.2018

    Water company directors take on ′Cape Town′ experience

    A team of company directors will be attempting to live on just 50 litres of water a day, which is around a third of what the average person in the UK uses, as part of a unique challenge taking place during Water Saving Week (19-23 March).

  51. 16.03.2018

    Water company scoops top national honour at UK quality "Oscars"…

    Northumbrian Water Group, of which Essex & Suffolk Water is part of, is celebrating after overcoming competition from some of the biggest names in industry to claim victory at one of the UK′s most prestigious awards ceremonies.

  52. 15.03.2018

    Big data joins the battle on water leakage

    The water industry′s battle to reduce leakage levels could be transformed with the development of a new data-driven technique to identify and tackle the most problematic areas.

  53. 09.03.2018

    Have your say on water supply plan

    Customers are being invited to have their say on how Essex & Suffolk Water plans to provide a reliable and sustainable supply of water to them over the next 40 years.

  54. 06.03.2018

    Essex & Suffolk Water workers expand their skills through apprenticeship learning

    Nearly 50 employees at Essex & Suffolk Water are undertaking apprenticeship programmes to help further their careers.

  55. 05.03.2018

    Customers encouraged to report leaks as big thaw continues

    As the Beast from the East retreats, the milder temperatures may bring some problems of their own for pipework and plumbing.

  56. 23.02.2018

    Hanningfield ready for new fishing season

    Hanningfield Reservoir re-opens for fishing from both boat and bank on Saturday 3 March, and with at least 9,000 newly stocked fish in the water ready for opening day.

  57. 09.02.2018

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

    Essex & Suffolk Water are one of a number of UK firms that have benefited from an initiative that has stimulated investment in skills across utilities.

  58. 08.02.2018

    Improving Water Supplies in Great Yarmouth

    Essential work to upgrade the water supply in Butt Lane, Burgh Castle in Great Yarmouth will take place this month.

  59. 01.02.2018

    Essex & Suffolk Water announces £50m in improvements for 2018/2019

    Essex & Suffolk Water will invest around £50 million on essential improvements in the water networks during 2018 as part of Northumbrian Water Group’s £1.1 billion planned programme of works from 2015 to 2020.

  60. 31.01.2018

    Powered by Water is a Smash Hit

    Young people will be bowled over by a new interactive workshop launched by Essex Cricket and Essex & Suffolk Water, which teaches them the importance of staying hydrated and avoiding fizzy drinks.

  61. 24.01.2018

    Mud Race

    Mucking in with Maldon Mud Race

    Essex & Suffolk Water will be a major sponsor for the 2018 Maldon Mud Race - the world famous fun run that has become an institution in the region and helps raise thousands for charity each year.

  62. 15.01.2018

    Water

    Helping customers avoid Blue Monday money worries

    The January Blues will reach their peak today (Monday 15 January), on what is claimed to be officially the ′most depressing day of the year.′

  63. 11.01.2018

    CEO of ‘the best utility company in UK′ named as global industry leader

    Essex & Suffolk Water CEO Heidi Mottram has been named as one of the top global water leaders and most influential people in the water industry.

  64. 04.01.2018

    Automated planning to speed up response times for customers

    Essex & Suffolk Water is to implement a new automated planning system to improve the speed with which it responds to customers′ call-outs relating to meters.

  65. 14.12.2017

    Essex & Suffolk Water celebrates Utility of the Year Award

    A water company in the south east of England is celebrating success at one of the utilities industry’s most prestigious events.

  66. 13.12.2017

    Thurrock Mencap football team

    Boost for voluntary groups in Essex, Suffolk and East London as Community Fund make a splash

    Seven voluntary organisations are receiving an early Christmas present from the Essex & Suffolk Water Community Fund.

  67. 07.12.2017

    11,000 anglers make it another bumper season for fishing at Hanningfield

    2017 has been another incredibly popular year for fishing at Hanningfield Reservoir, with over 11,000 anglers catching over 21,000 fish.

  68. 17.11.2017

    Report highlights importance of toilets for women

    Essex & Suffolk Water is backing a new report out by WaterAid, released ahead of this World Toilet Day (Sunday, November 19).

  69. 10.11.2017

    pipe getting ready

    Securing water supplies in Ilford

    Essential work to upgrade the water supply network in Ilford will begin at the end of November 2017 and run until August 2018.

  70. 02.11.2017

    IMPROVED ACCESS FOR STUDENTS ON THE FARM

    Improved access for students on the farm

    Employees from Essex & Suffolk Water spent the day helping out with repair and maintenance jobs at the Rainbow Rural Centre in Barnston on Friday 27 October.

  71. 30.10.2017

    the launch of Every Drop Counts on Witham High Street in June 2017

    Every Drop Counts achieves 2.8K home visits

    More than two thousand eight hundred water saving home visits have taken place in Witham and the surrounding area during Essex & Suffolk Water’s latest campaign.

  72. 30.10.2017

    The Billericay Community Garden

    Environmental Projects Fund Back Open for Bids

    Essex & Suffolk Water’s Branch Out scheme, which offers grants of up to £25,000 to projects which benefit the natural environment and local communities, is once again inviting funding applications from new projects.

  73. 20.10.2017

    HARRY CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF FISHING AT HANNINGFIELD RESERVOIR

    Atta-buoy! Harry celebrates 60 years of fishing at Hanningfield Reservoir

    A dedicated angler who has been fishing at Essex & Suffolk Water’s Hanningfield Reservoir for over 60 years has been presented with his own buoy on the water, in recognition of reaching his unique milestone.

  74. 16.10.2017

    Essex & Suffolk Water Make My Day 2017

    Nearly two thousand people had their day made by Essex & Suffolk Water during their recent customer kindness campaign.

  75. 13.10.2017

    Essex & Suffolk Water Chief Executive appointed WaterAid charity trustee

    A water company Chief Executive has joined the board of Trustees of a global charity.

  76. 12.10.2017

    Trinity Broads

    Safeguarding water supply at the Trinity Broads

    The supply of drinking water from the Trinity Broads has been secured for many years to come, thanks to an innovative mud pumping project that will also protect and enhance the area’s distinctive natural environment.

  77. 10.10.2017

    Grove Wood Primary School

    Powered by water programme gets big kick off

    Young people will have a ball learning about the importance of staying hydrated and choosing water over sugary drinks, thanks to a new sporting partnership between Essex & Suffolk Water and Southend Utd FC.

  78. 05.10.2017

    ESW with students from Pakefield Primary School

    Make My Day surprises Pakefield Primary School

    Employees from Essex & Suffolk Water took time out from their busy schedules this week to make a surprise presentation to Pakefield Primary School so that new curtains for the hall could be purchased.

  79. 28.09.2017

    We are ready to Make Your Day

    Essex and Suffolk Water’s fantastic ‘Make My Day’ campaign of kindness is back for 2017 and the surprises begin next week!

  80. 25.09.2017

    Improving water supplies in Wissett

    Essential work to upgrade the water supply network in Wissett, in the Waveney district of Suffolk, will get underway early next month.

  81. 08.09.2017

    Hanningfield

    Celebrating 60 years of Hanningfield Reservoir

    Hanningfield Reservoir is celebrating 60 years of supplying drinking water to a large part of Essex, as well as being a top destination for nature and wildlife lovers, this September.

  82. 29.08.2017

    Northumbrian Water Group presents first ′our contribution′ report

    Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) has produced its first ′Our Contribution′ report.

  83. 04.09.2017

    pipe getting ready

    Final phase of works on new water mains for Hornchurch

    Essential work to upgrade the water supply network in Hornchurch is entering the final street for the current programme, with around 255 metres of new pipes having been installed during the last week.

  84. 01.09.2017

    60 plus club

    Go ahead . . . Make My Day

    Essex & Suffolk Water’s fantastic ‘Make My Day’ campaign of kindness is back for 2017 and is promising to be bigger and better than ever before.

  85. 22.08.2017

    Saving water supplies in Barking

    Essential work to upgrade the water supply network in Barking will begin at the end of August and run until November 2017.

  86. 16.08.2017

    Contractors work to remove the pennywort from the ponds

    Invasive pennywort removed from ponds at Langham

    The fishing ponds outside Essex & Suffolk Water’s Langham treatment works, located just outside Colchester, are now free of floating pennywort, an invasive non-native species.

  87. 15.08.2017

    replacement of the upstream timber gates

    Second phase of Heybridge sea lock replacement scheme to begin

    The second phase of a scheme to replace the sea lock gates at Heybridge Basin in Maldon is due to begin next month.

  88. 08.08.2017

    Black bees

    Bringing back Britain′s black bees

    There’s a buzz going on at Abberton Reservoir in Essex, as Britain’s black honey bees, a species which was once thought to be extinct, are being re-introduced to the area.

  89. 02.08.2017

    Wave to hit the water market

    The joint venture between Anglian Water Business (AWB) and NWG Business (NWGB) is cleared by the CMA.

  90. 25.07.2017

    Securing water supplied in Eye

    Essential work to upgrade the water supply network in rural Suffolk between Eye and Hoxne, near Syleham, is underway.

  91. 17.07.2017

    ESW environmental project

    Environmental projects fund invites new applications

    Essex & Suffolk Water’s Branch Out scheme, which offers grants of up to £25,000 to projects which benefit the natural environment and local communities, is inviting funding applications for new projects.

  92. 11.07.2017

    orchid

    Bumper year for orchids and grasslands at Hanningfield

    The recent hot weather has been perfect for the growth of orchids, with a bumper number being spotted around Essex & Suffolk Water’s Hanningfield Reservoir near Chelmsford so far this year.

  93. 28.06.2017

    Essex & Suffolk Water backs WaterSafe′s ′Moving Home′ campaign

    Essex & Suffolk Water is promoting a quick and easy five-step guide for new home owners across the East of England to check their plumbing is in tip top condition.

  94. 16.06.2017

    Essex & Suffolk Water in Witham with the art sculpture.

    Every Drop Counts for Witham

    The Mayor of Witham Councillor JoAnn Williams has officially launch the Every Drop Counts initiative by unveiling a special work of art tomorrow (Friday 16 June).

  95. 20.06.2017

    Hanningfield Reservoir

    Stay safe around water this summer

    As temperatures continue to soar across the country this week Essex & Suffolk Water has issued safety advice for people tempted to play in or around water during the summer months.

  96. 16.06.2017

    QUEEN HONOURS LOUISE HUNTER WITH MBE

    Louise Hunter, Northumbrian Water’s Director of Corporate Affairs, has received an MBE for services to business and corporate social responsibility in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

  97. 06.06.2017

    Year 4 students

    New pond for Barnes Farm Junior School

    A new pond is certain to be a hit with frogs and all sorts of aquatic animals thanks to a special design installed by Essex & Suffolk Water.

  98. 02.06.2017

    Tweeting all Southwold Swifts - new homes on water tower!

    A new set of speakers playing Swift bird call sounds will help to find some new residents for the 16 nesting boxes that have been recently installed on Essex & Suffolk Water’s Southwold water tower.

  99. 26.05.2017

    National award recognises that ′Every drop counts′

    Essex & Suffolk Water took home a national award on Tuesday night which was presented at the Water Industry Achievement Awards 2017 in Birmingham.

  100. 23.05.2017

    Triathlon challenge a winner for WaterAid

    Essex-based competitors bagged the main titles and recorded record times at the fourth annual Essex & Suffolk Water organised Triathlon for WaterAid held at Hanningfield Reservoir.

  101. 03.05.2017

    Invicta Foundation

    Forces veterans set to reel-in a new fishing challenge

    Essex & Suffolk Water’s Hanningfield Reservoir is the UK’s busiest any-method trout fishery and played host to veteran former service personnel from the Invicta Foundation for a special day of fly and course fishing on Friday 28 April 2017.

  102. 30.03.2017

    Re-opening of the Heybridge Basin lock

    An investment of £2.2 million has been pumped in to replace the upstream timber gates at the Heybridge Basin in Maldon.

  103. 30.03.2017

    Gateway Academy win the Green Solution Business Challenge at Thurrock Top Boss 2017

    ‘’Thurrock’s Next Top Boss’’, an unique partnership bringing industry and education together to provide competition and challenge for young people, announced its winners at the finale at South Essex College, Grays.

  104. 29.03.2017

    Water Worker speaks alongside Minister to highlight critical water issue

    Water worker Helen Allister shared the stage with industry and thought leaders, who converged at Portcullis House of the House of Commons and brought eye-opening facts about water usage at an event to mark World Water Day.

  105. 23.03.2017

    Northumbrian Water and Anglian Water join forces to create ‘Wave’ of efficiency and cost savings for business customers

    Joint venture between business arms will create a new water and wastewater retailer.

  106. 22.03.2017

    Wet Wet Wet? The nation′s favourite ′water′ songs revealed for World Water Day

    A new survey, conducted to mark World Water Day 2017, has highlighted the nation’s favourite water-related songs.

  107. 20.03.2017

    Essex & Suffolk Water supports Water Saving Week 2017

    Essex & Suffolk Water is backing the third annual Water Saving Week campaign, which promotes simple water saving tips for everyone.

  108. 17.03.2017

    walking group at Davy Down

    Stepping out on Davy Down

    A group of walkers at Davy Down Urban Riverside Park in Thurrock are all set to enjoy the countryside and make the most of getting more active during the summer season.

  109. 13.03.2017

    Local water supplier still the most ethical water company in the world

    Essex & Suffolk Water’s parent company, Northumbrian Water Group has been recognised globally as the most ethical water company in the world, for the seventh consecutive year.

  110. 27.02.2017

    Heidi and Sir Ranulph

    Polar explorer helps raise £30k for WaterAid

    Intrepid explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes helped a water company to raise £30,500 from two charity events during February.

  111. 24.02.2017

    Eel-y good protection

    Work will soon be underway in rivers in Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk to help give added protection to endangered eels.

  112. 20.02.2017

    Work to protect the distinctive natural environment of the Trinity Broads

    Specialist work to protect and enhance part of the Broads National Park will soon be getting underway.

  113. 17.02.2017

    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.

  114. 13.02.2017

    New season kicks off in March with extra time for anglers

    Hanningfield Reservoir opens for fishing from both boat and bank on Saturday 04 March and now keen anglers can spend even more time on the water.

  115. 09.02.2017

    Recruiting the water workers of the future

    Essex & Suffolk Water has joined energy and utilities businesses from across the country to launch a strategy aimed at filling the sector’s future skills gap.

  116. 01.02.2017

    Essex & Suffolk Water Investing in the Future 2017/2018

    Providing top quality, clean, safe drinking water that tastes great is available for Essex & Suffolk Water customers for around 67p a day.

  117. 26.01.2017

    Tapping into super heroes for launch of online learning resource

    A gang of super heroes has come to life and begun an educational adventure with children from Suffolk about water in the environment, water efficiency and water for health.

  118. 19.01.2017

    Super Splash heroes in St Peters Primary School West Hanningfield Essex

    Tapping into super heroes for launch of online learning resource

    A gang of super heroes has come to life and begun an educational adventure with children from Essex and Suffolk regions about water in the environment, water efficiency and water for health.

  119. 17.01.2017

    Nigel takes on leading role in driving innovation at Northumbrian Water Group

    When you first meet Nigel Watson, newly appointed Group Director of Information Services at Northumbrian Water Group Ltd, expect him to talk about innovation with an enthusiasm and passion that is infectious.

  120. 13.01.2017

    ′World′s greatest living explorer′ heads to London for charity talk

    Intrepid explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes will recount tales of his adventures at a special charity evening in London next month.

  121. 10.01.2017

    Don′t drown in debt

    East of England residents could be adding to their financial woes if they turn a blind eye to debt in the post-Christmas period.

  122. 22.12.2016

    Getting wrapped up in giving - colleagues send 138 shoe boxes

    More than 130 shoe boxes full of gifts are winging their way to deprived communities across Europe to put festive smiles on the faces of families.

  123. 19.12.2016

    Award winning campaign ′Every drop counts′ on a mission to save water in Southend

    More than 20,000 households in Southend are being invited to make every drop count.

  124. 16.12.2016

    Grants flow into local community

    Seven voluntary organisations will receive an early Christmas gift as they receive news of a funding boost from the Essex & Suffolk Water Community Fund.

  125. 14.12.2016

    Steaming ahead together with two decade partnership

    Twenty years ago in December 1996, NASA sent the first Mars rover in to space, the Spice Girls were top of the pop charts and the Museum of Power started a partnership with Essex & Suffolk Water.

  126. 28.11.2016

    Wrap up warm - and don′t forget your pipes

    Essex & Suffolk Water is urging customers not to forget their water pipes when they wrap up warm for the onset of winter.

  127. 17.10.2016

    bird deflector in close-up

    New deflectors protect birds from power cables

    A large section of high voltage power cables now has new deflectors to protect many of the nationally important species of birds and waterfowl at Abberton Reservoir.

  128. 14.10.2016

    National award recognition for WaterAid fundraising

    A water worker from Great Baddow, near Chelmsford, has been recognised for his hard work for the lifesaving charity WaterAid.

  129. 07.10.2016

    The Dance 21 presentation

    Customer service at heart of special surprises

    Specially selected customers and community groups have received treats and surprise gifts to mark National Customer Service week from an East of England water company.

  130. 06.10.2016

    The J’s Hospice presentation

    Customer service at heart of special surprises

    Specially selected customers and community groups have received treats and surprise gifts to mark National Customer Service week from an East of England water company.

  131. 16.09.2016

    Improvement work to protect tap water supplies

    Essential work to upgrade the water supply network in Stokesby, Norfolk is soon to get underway.

  132. 07.09.2016

    Planning some plumbing? Know the ′water law!′

    Essex & Suffolk Water is urging anyone planning plumbing work to make sure they know the `water law’ before they start.

  133. 19.07.2016

    Christine Walkden and garden water butts

    TV gardener offers tips to save water in the garden

    Writer and TV gardener, Christine Walkden, will be giving a series of free talks to members of the public as part of Essex & Suffolk Water’s ‘Every Drop Counts’ campaign this summer.

  134. 18.07.2016

    Water safety advice for a safer summer

    Essex & Suffolk Water has issued safety advice for people tempted to play in or around water in the summer months.

  135. 15.07.2016

    FARMERS LEARN ABOUT WATER TREATMENT AND PESTI-WISE INITIATIVE

    Farmers learn about water treatment and Pesti-wise initiative

    Farmers from around Abberton Reservoir’s natural catchment area of Layer Brook were invited on a special visit to the water treatment works to learn more about the production of drinking water.

  136. 08.07.2016

    EDC sculpture

    Every drop counts in Lowestoft and Waveney

    The MP for Waveney and Lowestoft has officially launched the Every Drop Counts initiative by unveiling a special work of art.

  137. 07.07.2016

    Jim Dixon

    Customer champion appointed

    A new independent Chair of Northumbrian Water Group’s Water Forums has been appointed and will lead his first meeting today.

  138. 04.07.2016

    dredging

    Dredging increases Saltmarsh

    The saltmarsh, opposite Maldon’s historic Hythe Quay, has been significantly restored. This follows fifteen years of pro-active silt placement and regeneration work by Essex & Suffolk Water.

  139. 27.06.2016

    Stephen Whaley contracts procurement manager

    Water company hits supplier satisfaction for six

    Northumbrian Water Group (NWG), parent company of Essex & Suffolk Water, has been voted the top performing UK water company for the sixth time in seven years in an industry supply chain survey.

  140. 10.06.2016

    Michael Mees

    Water worker volunteers to help with Glastonbury loos

    An employee at an East of England water company is set to volunteer and support charity, WaterAid, at the Glastonbury Festival in June.

  141. 23.05.2016

    competitors getting ready to start at Hanningfield Reservoir

    Triathlon makes a splash for WaterAid

    The third annual triathlon was hailed a success, after 170 people dived-in and swam, cycled and ran for the charity, WaterAid at Essex & Suffolk Water′s Hanningfield Reservoir.

  142. 28.04.2016

    Tony Wilson at Hanningfield Reservoir

    Water worker attempts trio of cities

    An employee of an East of England water company is set to take part in an endurance cycle ride to raise funds for the Royal British Legion and other charities supporting the armed forces.

  143. 17.04.2016

    Brentwood’s Nikki Juniper wins Alexandra Tour of the Reservoir

    Brentwood’s Nikki Juniper wins Alexandra Tour of the Reservoir

    Some of the best riders on the road race circuit competed at Derwent Reservoir over the weekend in the gruelling men′s and women′s Tour of the Reservoir, part of British Cycling′s elite road race series.

  144. 30.03.2016

    Changing times to tackle mental health issues

    A company employing 3,000 people in the North East and in Essex and Suffolk has officially signed up to take action to confront and combat the stigma associated with mental health issues.

  145. 15.03.2016

    ESW bottled water

    Grab a bottle of the action!

    More than 25,000 free bottles of tap water are being given away to charitable organisations by an east of England water company to help the local community.

  146. 11.03.2016

    Water group maintains world title as most ethical water company

    Northumbrian Water Group, parent company of Essex & Suffolk Water, is the most ethical water company in the world, maintaining its world title for the sixth consecutive year.

  147. 10.03.2016

    Dive-in and tri hard for WaterAid!

    Get in fast and sign-up for the 2016 WaterAid Triathlon at Hanningfield Reservoir as spaces are filling up fast!

  148. 09.03.2016

    Lucy Darch to lead Northumbrian Water Group′s non-household retail business

    Northumbrian Water Group’s non-household retail business is to be led by managing director, Lucy Darch.

  149. 08.03.2016

    Diversions for drivers in Great Yarmouth

    Work to repair a burst water main at the junction of Hall Quay and Haven Bridge has continued through the night with engineers from the water company removing 4.5 metres of burst pipe.

  150. 15.02.2016

    Hanningfield

    Permit prices frozen at phoenix fishery

    Anglers wanting to put fish in their freezer or catch and release their trout will not have to pay any more this season as prices at the UK’s premier any method fishery are frozen for the fourth consecutive year.

  151. 03.02.2016

    Essex & Suffolk Water charges confirmed for 2016/2017

    Essex & Suffolk Water’s average bill for water services will increase by just 4p a week as the company continues with its multi-million pound investment programme.

  152. 18.01.2016

    Taking the first step for support

    As part of National Debt Day today (18 January), Essex & Suffolk Water is encouraging customers who are having difficulty paying their bills to take the first step and come forward for help.

  153. 14.01.2016

    NWG one of the best places to work in UK

    A water company that trades in the East of England has topped the list of UK utility companies and been declared one of the best employers to work for in the UK.

  154. 06.01.2016

    winner Jacob Moran and his prize

    Selfie showers gift on competition winner

    A young person from Basildon has been showered with a gift after his picture was selected as the winning entry in a competition run by a water company.

  155. 22.12.2015

    Essex & Suffolk Water's Les Ammon at Men's Shed Rayleigh Weir

    Grants to local charities keep flowing

    Seven voluntary organisations to receive a funding boost from the Essex & Suffolk Water Community Fund.

  156. 09.12.2015

    Avoid Jack Frost′s shadow over Christmas

    Don’t let Jack Frost cast a shadow over Christmas is the warning in a video launched today as part of the Government’s Get Ready for Winter campaign.

  157. 03.12.2015

    ESW water efficiency team with their awards

    Award recognises that ′every drop counts′

    A water saving initiative in Grays that helped both business and domestic customers save on their bills has been recognised with a leading water award.

  158. 20.11.2015

    Wrap up warm this winter

    Essex & Suffolk Water is urging customers to wrap up their water pipes as well as themselves to guard against burst pipes this winter.

  159. 02.11.2015

    ‘Living Water’ company now also a Living Wage employer

    All Northumbrian Water people will now earn at least £7.85 per hour as the Living Wage Foundation announced the water company’s official accreditation as a Living Wage employer today.

  160. 02.11.2015

    New pipes to protect tap water quality

    Essex & Suffolk Water will invest £1.5 million to install about 8km of more new pipes in Romford.

  161. 23.10.2015

    Pipe replacement to help maintain water supplies

    Work is nearing completion to replace water pipes along a busy section of Broadmayne in Basildon which will improve water quality and reduce interruptions to supply.

  162. 30.09.2015

    Salver for serving up safety

    Northumbrian Water Group, parent company of Essex & Suffolk Water, has celebrated being named as the UK’s number one water company for health and safety.

  163. 25.09.2015

    £75 million of investment flows

    A contract worth more than £75 million has been awarded to maintain excellent quality tap water.

  164. 22.09.2015

    Priti Patel MP with water treatment works controller Martin Measor

    Water apprentices impress employment minister

    Employment Minister, Priti Patel MP, has met apprentices from Essex & Suffolk Water at the newly expanded Abberton Reservoir in her Witham constituency.

  165. 03.09.2015

    Improvement work to protect tap water quality

    Essex & Suffolk Water is set to invest £1.7 million in upgrading the water supply network around parts of Romford and Chadwell Heath from September 2015 to February 2016 installing 8.8km of new pipes.

  166. 02.09.2015

    water saving selfie

    Idea from students encourages water saving

    Students from Gable Hall School, Corringham, have had their idea for encouraging young people to save water and use it wisely turned into 2,200 kits to be given out by Essex & Suffolk Water.

  167. 10.08.2015

    ESW bottled water

    Refreshing help for local communities

    One million bottles of high quality drinking water have been handed out to local communities over the past decade by an East of England water company.

  168. 05.08.2015

    Tapping into the warm heart of Africa

    A water company CEO has visited Africa to see first-hand how the work of a charity is changing and saving lives.

  169. 15.07.2015

    Tap into living water

    There’s a new look source on tap today for people to click and find out more about what their water company is doing and how it is performing.

  170. 03.06.2015

    Heidi Mottram and John Devall from Essex & Suffolk Water and Sir David Attenborough

    Attenborough officially opens Abberton Scheme

    Sir David Attenborough has officially marked the completion of the £150 million Abberton Scheme by unveiling a special engraved stone.

  171. 01.06.2015

    European Investment Bank hails investment in securing water supplies

    The Vice President of the European Investment Bank, Jonathan Taylor, has described the Abberton Scheme for Essex as an ‘essential’ investment in climate change adaption technology in the UK.

  172. 27.05.2015

    Official opening ceremony to be available on the web

    The official opening ceremony of the Abberton Scheme by Sir David Attenborough will be made available on the internet for customers and the public to watch live.

  173. 22.05.2015

    Protecting nature at work and home

    Spring has sprung at Northumbrian Water and Essex & Suffolk Water and hundreds of its employees have joined the company’s own ‘Nature Watch’ initiative.

  174. 13.05.2015

    2020VISION roadshow to visit Abberton

    A national travelling exhibition showcasing stunning photography of the natural environment and wildlife is to go on display at Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre during May and June.

  175. 20.04.2015

    Leading in responsible business practice

    A water company that operates in the east of England has been recognised as one of the most responsible businesses in the country.

  176. 09.04.2015

    Sir David Attenborough to open enlarged reservoir

    Naturalist and broadcaster, Sir David Attenborough is to officially open the completed Abberton Scheme and enlarged Abberton Reservoir in June 2015.

  177. 27.03.2015

    Hanningfield Reservoir Triathlon back - bigger and better!

    After the success of the first trial triathlon at Hanningfield Reservoir last year, entries are now open to take part in the 2015 event to be held on Saturday 30 May 2015.

  178. 20.03.2015

    Securing water supplies for our customers - Abberton Reservoir full

    Abberton Reservoir has been filled with additional water to its new top water level and is officially full, securing water supplies for our customers in Essex and parts of East London.

  179. 13.03.2015

    Suffolk apprentice meets Water Minister

    A water company apprentice from Suffolk has met the Water Minister, Dan Rogerson MP as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2015 (9 – 13 March).

  180. 10.03.2015

    Water group named as the most ethical water company

    Northumbrian Water Group, parent company of Essex & Suffolk Water, has maintained its world title as the only water company to be added to the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company® list for the fifth year running.

  181. 17.02.2015

    Pheonix fishery - new season starts

    A water company’s rescue plan has saved the plug being pulled on trout fishing at an Essex reservoir.

  182. 03.02.2015

    Essex & Suffolk Water charges confirmed for 2015/16

    £250 million improvement work benefits customers and economy

  183. 26.01.2015

    Extra support on tap

    Essex & Suffolk Water is introducing a social tariff to help customers who are having difficulty paying their bills, it is announced today during National Debt Awareness Week.

  184. 12.01.2015

    Water company appoints new Customer Director

    Claire Sharp has been appointed Customer Director for Northumbrian Water to lead the company’s service to its 4.5 million customers in the North East and in Essex and Suffolk.

  185. 18.12.2014

    Multi million pound drinking water contracts awarded

    Multimillion-pound contracts have been awarded to maintain top drinking water quality in the North East of England and in Essex and Suffolk.

  186. 16.12.2014

    Wrap up to Beat the Freeze

    Essex & Suffolk Water is urging customers to wrap up their water pipes as well as their Christmas presents to guard against the misery of burst pipes this winter.

  187. 12.12.2014

    Water bills kept low and millions of pounds of improvements in the pipeline

    Essex & Suffolk Water will keep bills low and deliver even better quality services for its customers for the next five years.

  188. 13.11.2014

    PUDSEY CHALLENGE FOR WATER WORKERS

    Pudsey challenge for water workers

    A water company that supplies drinking water to Chelmsford, Brentwood and South Essex will once again be raising funds for the BBC’s Children in Need appeal.

  189. 03.10.2014

    photographer at Abberton Reservoir

    Capturing the story of Abberton Reservoir - a changing environment

    Budding photographers are being invited to enter a photography competition to celebrate the recent completion of construction at Abberton Reservoir.

  190. 17.09.2014

    TRINITY HOUSE OFFICIALLY OPENED IN LOWESTOFT

    Trinity House officially opened in Lowestoft

    Essex & Suffolk Water’s ‘Trinity House’, a brand new purpose-built Customer Centre, was officially opened by Chief Executive, Heidi Mottram, on Tuesday, September 16 2014 at the Riverside complex in Lowestoft.

  191. 16.09.2014

    Official opening of the new Customer Centre in Lowestoft

    The opening ceremony for Essex & Suffolk Water’s ‘Trinity House’, a brand new purpose-built Customer Centre, will take place on Tuesday, September 16 2014 at the Riverside complex in Lowestoft.

  192. 09.09.2014

    A shower of volunteers needed to record their habits

    Do you live in South Woodham Ferrers and own a shower?

  193. 05.08.2014

    Visitors being shown the works by Mike Kirk from Essex & Suffolk Water

    Visitors flock to Ormesby Water Treatment Works open day

    More than 800 visitors attended an open day at the Ormesby Water Treatment Works to learn about local wildlife and to find out how their high quality drinking water is produced on Sunday 03 August.

  194. 31.07.2014

    Trinity Broads Celebration

    Sunday 3rd August 2014 11am to 4pm

  195. 29.07.2014

    Jim Jenkins with James Linford and Katy Read outside Layer-de-la-Haye water treatment works.

    New project teaches rural skills needed for the future

    Students with an interest in learning skills to help gain employment in the rural economy will have the chance to study at Abberton Reservoir from September.

  196. 18.07.2014

    The Duck Rabbit can be seen through one of the willow weavings

    Local primary school visits new Hanningfield art sculpture

    Forty pupils from St Peter’s Primary School in West Hanningfield got to see a new piece of sculpture work at Hanningfield Reservoir on Tuesday 16 July.

  197. 15.07.2014

    Regulatory Accounts and Annual Performance Review 2013-14

    Northumbrian Water Limited has today published its Regulatory Accounts and Annual Performance Review for the year ended 31 March 2014.

  198. 25.06.2014

    Heidi Mottram Chief Executive of Essex and Suffolk Water with the Water Efficiency Team and their awards

    Award win for project helping Essex save water

    A leading project helping residents in Essex to save water and money on their bills has been recognised by a national Water Efficiency Award.

  199. 17.06.2014

    Hanningfield works as location for new Tom Cruise film

    Water workers based at Essex & Suffolk Water’s offices in Sandon Valley House, near Chelmsford, Essex, part of Hanningfield drinking water treatment plant, had a special surprise visitor one afternoon in August last year.

  200. 04.06.2014

    10 years of flowing support into communities

    10 years of flowing support into communities

    School holidays will be much more fun for young people attending the Lee Chapel North Holiday club thanks to a donation of £900 which will enable them to buy two air hockey tables.

  201. 30.05.2014

    Water Bills Set Below Inflation For Five Years

    Customers of Essex & Suffolk Water will benefit from their bills being set below the level of inflation for 2015-2020 when plans are finally approved.

  202. 20.05.2014

    Big push to help Billericay save water!

    More than 15,000 customers of Essex & Suffolk Water in the Billericay area will receive a letter from their drinking water supplier asking if they would like an audit of their showers, taps and toilets.

  203. 21.04.2014

    Royal Recognition

    Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL) will retain royal recognition for a further five years as it receives its second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, it is announced today.

  204. 31.03.2014

    Water business retains top award for Corporate Responsibility

    An East of England water company has again been recognised as one of the best in the country in Business in the Community’s annual benchmark of responsible business, the Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index).

  205. 20.03.2014

    Northumbrian Water Group named as a 2014 World′s Most Ethical Company by the Etisphere Institute for fourth year

    Honoured as the only water company in the world and the only UK-based utility company.

  206. 14.02.2014

    Peter Aldous MP and Dr Simon Lyster

    Customer centre′s new name is ′Trinity House′

    A special ceremony has unveiled the name of ‘Trinity House’ for Essex & Suffolk Water’s brand new purpose-built Customer Centre at the Riverside complex in Lowestoft on Friday, February 14 2014.

  207. 10.02.2014

    Essex & Suffolk Water charges confirmed for 2014

    Multi-million pound improvement work supports economy

  208. 23.01.2014

    Stepping up to support customers

    Essex & Suffolk Water and StepChange Debt Charity are launching a new partnership to help support customers who may be facing financial difficulties.

  209. 20.12.2013

    Layer de la Haye primary school

    Safe passage for school children to festive celebrations

    Children from Layer de la Haye Primary School, near Colchester, have for the first time walked to their local church together using the new village footpath.

  210. 11.12.2013

    Awards evening success for Essex & Suffolk Water

    A water company in the south east of England has achieved significant success at what is widely regarded as the utility industry ‘Oscars’.

  211. 02.12.2013

    Multi-million pound investment plan proposed and bills frozen below inflation to 2020

    Customers of Essex & Suffolk Water will benefit from about 270 million pounds of investment between 2015 and 2020 if plans submitted today are approved.

  212. 29.11.2013

    Chris Falconer and Tom Andrewartha from Essex & Suffolk Water receiving the award from Lutz Johnen, Managing Director of Aquality Trading & Consulting Ltd

    Money-saving water efficiency project wins award

    A project to help customers save money and be water efficient and fit water saving devices in their homes has scooped a top award at the Sustainable Water Industry Group Awards (SWIG) 2013.

  213. 27.11.2013

    Wrap up to beat the freeze

    Essex & Suffolk Water is urging customers to wrap up their water pipes as well as their Christmas presents to guard against the misery of burst pipes this winter.

  214. 18.11.2013

    ESW Project Manager Paul Grimwood receiving the Green Apple Award from Miss UK Green Queen Sophie Desbrow

    National award for a world′s first in Essex

    A first of its kind reed bed system in Essex has won a prestigious national award for its leading green performance.

  215. 30.10.2013

    £3million pipeline to secure water supplies for Southwold and Reydon

    Essential work to install a major new water pipeline in Suffolk is underway.

  216. 23.10.2013

    Another iPad won in website competition

    A lucky Essex & Suffolk Water customer has won an ipad after scooping the top prize in our recent competition.

  217. 10.10.2013

    Water and Wildlife at Little Havens

    Water and wildlife at Little Havens

    Thanks to the hard work of local companies, a new garden feature at Little Havens Hospice is open to the children and families it cares for.

  218. 08.10.2013

    Plumb in and be WaterSafe

    A new scheme is launched today, Tuesday, October 8 2013, to protect homeowners and businesses from cowboy plumbers.

  219. 20.09.2013

    fundraisers Daniel Wilson and Craig Holliday with Nepalese restauranter Harka Sewa

    Nepalese meal for WaterAid expedition

    Ninety people turned out to support the fundraising efforts of Essex adventurers, Daniel Wilson and Craig Holliday, who will be taking on the peaks of the Himalayas to raise money and awareness for WaterAid.

  220. 12.09.2013

    Essex & Suffolk Water pledges major investment in region

    A commitment from Essex & Suffolk Water to invest around £300 million in services to its customers in the south east between 2015 and 2020 will help to stimulate economic growth in the region.

  221. 05.08.2013

    Cuckoo Ken and Ken Saul

    Cuckoo ′Ken′ draws line in the desert sand

    A cuckoo called ‘Ken’ is one of five birds fitted with a tracking device that has reached the Sahara Desert.

  222. 06.08.2013

    Paper free prize winner

    A lucky Essex & Suffolk Water customer from Southend-on-Sea has won a cash prize of £500 simply by cutting out paper bills.

  223. 08.08.2013

    Peter Aldous MP and Ian Donald and Grant Keys andPhilip Bodie at the construction site

    Work starts on new office in Lowestoft

    Essex & Suffolk Water is starting construction of a new, purpose-built Customer Centre at the Riverside complex in Lowestoft.

  224. 24.07.2013

    Green generation

    We′re talkin′ ′bout the green generation

    Two lucky young students from Lowestoft have won a personal laptop computer each after designing posters showing tips to save water in the garden as part of a special radio competition.

  225. 15.07.2013

    NWL publishes Annual Performance Report and Regulatory Accounts

    Northumbrian Water Limited has today published its Regulatory Accounts and Annual Performance Review for the year ended 31 March 2013.

  226. 25.06.2013

    Water company wins top volunteering award

    Water company wins top volunteering award

    A local water company has been recognised for their impact in the East of England as part of Business in the Community’s 2013 Responsible Business Awards.

  227. 24.06.2013

    Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane and Michiel Huisman as Ellis in World War Z during filming at Hanningfield

    Hollywood hits Hanningfield

    Part of Hanningfield water treatment works is being seen in cinemas across the world as never before as it makes an appearance in Brad Pitt’s latest blockbuster World War Z.

  228. 14.06.2013

    Competition winner grabs top iPad prize

    A lucky Essex & Suffolk Water customer has won an ipad after scooping the top prize in a recent competition.

  229. 24.05.2013

    Recognising HR excellence

    A regional water company has been recognised for human resources excellence by being shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

  230. 28.05.2013

    Heidi Mottram (water company CEO), Teresa Meadows (Essex & Suffolk Water Catchment Advisor), Robert Stacey (farm owner) and Richard Benyon MP (Natural Environment Minister) at the Essex farm where the demonstration biobed is located

    Minister uncovers biobed value

    Natural Environment Minister, Richard Benyon MP, visited an innovative biobed on a farm in Essex, to see how effective partnership working is helping protect the local environment.

  231. 10.06.2013

    ESW football tournament 2013

    Charity Football kicks-up cash for first responders

    Nearly a thousand pounds was raised for the Lowestoft First Responders by the second Essex & Suffolk Water charity football tournament held in the town.

  232. 17.05.2013

    The Green Apple Awards

    Green glory for Essex reservoir project

    A groundbreaking project to expand an Essex reservoir has won a prestigious national award for its leading green performance.

  233. 16.05.2013

    Football Fundraiser

    Football fundraiser for first responders

    Local groups and businesses are being invited to enter a team into a special football cup to help raise valuable funds for a life saving Lowestoft charity.

  234. 14.05.2013

    Supply and demand

    Plans to explain how water supplies are to be managed in Essex and Suffolk over the next 25 years have been published.

  235. 09.05.2013

    You′re hired! Apprentice role on offer

    The search is on for water industry talent of the future.

  236. 07.05.2013

    Reed Beds

    Minister visits world′s first for drinking water

    Natural Environment Minister, Richard Benyon MP, has today visited a first of its kind reed bed system in Essex that is breaking new ground in sustainable drinking water treatment.

  237. 09.04.2013

    European Investment Bank provides £150 million backing for UK Water infrastructure

    The new Vice President of the European Investment Bank, Jonathan Taylor, visits the Abberton Reservoir enlargement project in Essex to see how millions of pounds of investment are benefitting water customers in the UK.

  238. 25.03.2013

    Two national awards for leading leakage reduction

    A water supplier’s leading achievements to reduce leakage to the lowest levels in the country has been recognised by winning two national awards at a prestigious ceremony.

  239. 19.03.2013

    Water windfall in prize draw

    A lucky Essex & Suffolk Water customer is to get a year’s break from paying water bills – after scooping the top prize in a recent competition.

  240. 13.03.2013

    Suffolk fundraiser visits WaterAid′s work in India

    Suffolk man, James Muir, saw for himself the difference the money raised by Essex & Suffolk Water fundraisers has made when he visited international charity WaterAid’s projects in India last week.

  241. 12.02.2013

    James Muir

    Water worker′s fact finding mission to India

    Water man, James Muir will see first-hand how international charity WaterAid transforms lives when he visits water and sanitation projects in India later this month.

  242. 05.02.2013

    A study in scarlett as water workers see red

    Water workers across Essex & Suffolk Water joined their colleagues in Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL) to mark ‘Rock Up in Red’ day and support the British Heart Foundation on Friday 01 February 2013.

  243. 05.02.2013

    Essex & Suffolk Water charges confirmed for 2013

    multi-million pound improvement work supports economy

  244. 31.01.2013

    Keats Avenue

    New water trough for school gardeners

    An allotment site in Harold Hill has benefited from a new water pipe extension and trough installation done by Essex & Suffolk Water for use by pupils from Ravensbourne School.

  245. 24.01.2013

    Barrow Farm

    Brush strokes give disabled riding a ′Kick Start′

    Riders and volunteers at Barrow Farm Riding and Carriage Driving for the Disabled will notice a difference after their barn got a new coat of paint.

  246. 17.12.2012

    Beat the festive freeze

    Property owners are being urged to prepare to avoid the misery of frozen or burst pipes this festive season.

  247. 16.12.2012

    Christmas windfall for water customer

    An Essex & Suffolk Water customer from Thurrock has won a cash prize of £500 simply by cutting out paper bills.

  248. 12.12.2012

    Special ceremony marks dam completion at Abberton

    Owen Paterson MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, marked a major milestone in a £150 million project to secure future water supplies to more than one and a half million people in Essex.

  249. 21.11.2012

    Pudsey and ESW employees

    Volunteers make a splash for Pudsey

    Water workers collected over £1000 for the BBC’s Children In Need 2012 appeal in Chelmsford city centre on Friday, November 16.

  250. 15.11.2012

    Children in need 2011

    Tri-ing to raise cash for Pudsey

    Volunteers from the local water supplier will be attempting a static triathlon for Children In Need – and all whilst collecting cash in Chelmsford city centre.

  251. 02.11.2012

    The Beach competition

    Helping build the green generation of tomorrow

    One lucky young student from Lowestoft has just won a personal laptop computer after her drawing of tips to save water won a special radio competition to design a poster.

  252. 22.10.2012

    Seeing stars

    Seeing stars of excellence

    A local utility is the only water company in the UK to be awarded a top European accolade.

  253. 22.10.2012

    Boxes for charity

    Two thousand boxes collected for charity

    Employees of Essex & Suffolk Water have been and collected more than two thousand food parcels for a local charity to transport to Eastern Europe.

  254. 18.10.2012

    water saving award

    Top industry award for saving water project

    The H2eco project run by Essex & Suffolk Water is a winner at the Environment Agency and Waterwise biannual UK Water Efficiency Awards 2012, sponsored by Bosch and Methven.

  255. 01.10.2012

    Olympic bronze medallist supports community work

    Olympic hockey player and London 2012 bronze medallist, Chloe Rogers, visited Essex & Suffolk Water’s head office and water treatment works at Hanningfield near Chelmsford and a local primary school on Wednesday 26 September.

  256. 18.07.2012

    £500 surprise for e-billing winner

    A lucky water customer from Suffolk has won a cash prize of £500 simply by cutting out paper bills.

  257. 18.07.2012

    New Director of Corporate Affairs announced

    Louise Hunter will be the new Director of Corporate Affairs at Northumbrian Water Limited, of which local water supplier, Essex & Suffolk Water, is a part.

  258. 22.06.2012

    Wheels across the water

    Wheels across the water

    Two regions of the country – one with plentiful supplies of water and one challenged with - less - will be united by colleagues from a national water company operating in both areas to raise funds for people without any water overseas.

  259. 22.06.2012

    You′re hired! Apprentice role on offer

    The search is on for water industry talent of the future.

  260. 12.06.2012

    Roman Furniture team

    Charity football cup raises lots for JUMP

    A 7-a-side football tournament sponsored and organised by Essex & Suffolk Water, played at Barnards Centre Point in Lowestoft, raised more than a £1,000 for a local charity.

  261. 31.05.2012

    Craig Holliday

    Six peaks for WaterAid

    Employees from four major UK water companies will take part in a special challenge to raise funds for WaterAid in July.

  262. 23.05.2012

    Keates Allotment

    Water butts help gardeners to save

    Gardeners in the London Borough of Havering are being encouraged to get off their ‘butt’ to be more water wise.

  263. 16.05.2012

    Wheelyboat at Hanningfield Reservoir

    New wheelyboat for Hanningfield Reservoir

    More disabled anglers will be able to enjoy the waters at Hanningfield Reservoir with the launch of a specially designed boat providing better access for wheelchair users.

  264. 02.05.2012

    School′s got talent! Tapping into water wise creativity

    The search is on for creative secondary school students to help raise awareness of using water wisely.

  265. 10.04.2012

    JUMP

    Charity football cup kicks-off fundraising for JUMP

    Local businesses are being invited to enter a team into a special football cup to help raise valuable funds for Lowestoft-based charity JUMP.

  266. 05.04.2012

    Dry Garden

    Be careful with water in the garden

    Essex & Suffolk Water is asking its customers to think about the amount of water they use in their gardens following below average rainfall in 20 of the last 24 months.

  267. 13.03.2012

    Use water wisely

    Essex & Suffolk Water is asking its customers to think about the amount of water they use following below average rainfall in 20 of the last 24 months.

  268. 14.03.2012

    ESW car sharing

    Silver reward for green commitment

    Environmentally friendly wheels are turning at a water company.

  269. 31.01.2012

    Essex & Suffolk Water charges confirmed for 2012

    Multi-million pound improvement work supports economy

  270. 20.12.2011

    Air Ambulance

    Pedalling to help keep the Air Ambulance flying

    The Essex Air Ambulance received a cheque for more than a thousand pounds at their Earls Colne airfield headquarters thanks to fundraising efforts of employees from Essex & Suffolk Water.

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