Latest Yorkshire Water Stories

2012-08-06 11:31:05

Leaky pipes are a common problem for the water industry: according to UK regulator, Ofwat, between 20 and 40 per cent of the UK's total water supply can be lost through damaged pipes.

2008-10-10 12:00:18

By Mark Tallentire A WATER company has defended its environmental record after a conservation group said it was being allowed to dump unregulated sewage in the region's rivers.

2008-10-09 21:00:24

By Mark Branagan The seaside town suffered a series of flooding problems when raw sewage spilled out of the port's sewer system, which was unable to cope with heavy rainfall during the wet August.Manhole covers were lifted from the ground by the pressure of the water, leaving effluent flowing into Church Street and Bridge Street.Now Scarborough Council is convening a special meeting of Scrutiny Committee members on Wednesday.It will examine the capability of Yorkshire Water's sewerage...

2008-07-24 00:00:29

ENGINEERS are set to move in on a section of the River Don in Sheffield in an effort to repair damage that has left wildlife at risk from pollution.

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