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    Got a spare £600million? How water companies are working to tackle the ‘slugs’ of the pesticide world

Got a spare £600million? How water companies are working to tackle the ‘slugs’ of the pesticide world

By |September 14th, 2016|

The slug killing pesticide metaldehyde is to water companies what slugs are to farmers; a costly problem; a £600million problem.
That’s how much we estimate it would cost to set up drinking water treatment for […]

Let’s talk about wellbeing

By |July 14th, 2016|

Just the other day, as I was jumping into the car between meetings, I caught the last snippet of a piece on the radio. To my astonishment it seemed to suggest that talking about […]

Flooding: Our seven asks for the Government

By |July 1st, 2016|

Water is our business – and in the East of England it provides us, and many others, with a lot of challenges.

On the one hand ours is the driest region in the UK with […]

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    UK’s largest metaldehyde-free farming trial expanded for a second year

UK’s largest metaldehyde-free farming trial expanded for a second year

By |June 14th, 2016|

The UK’s largest ever metaldehyde-free farming trial has been expanded after successful first year results achieved a 60% drop in levels of the chemical detected in reservoir tributaries.

Year two of the Slug It Out […]

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    Volunteers show how much they care for our rivers and beaches

Volunteers show how much they care for our rivers and beaches

By |June 3rd, 2016|

This week is National Volunteers Week, a time to celebrate the achievements of RiverCare and BeachCare volunteers throughout the region who give up their spare time to protect waterways and coastlines.

We are extremely proud […]

Memories of Grafham Water at 50 years old

By |May 24th, 2016|

Many of us have special memories of Grafham Water over the 50 years since it first opened. We asked you to share some of yours with us and we had an amazing response.

Louise O’Carroll […]

Anglian Water Facebook page Grafham Water memories competition terms and conditions

By |May 20th, 2016|

The individual first prize in this competition is an Anglian Waterpark annual car parking pass, a trip out on our Grafham Water rescue boat for a group of up to four, and a £25 […]

Launching Slug It Out in Rutland

By |May 12th, 2016|

Slug It Out, Anglian Water’s agricultural trial focused on not using metaldehyde based slug pellets on land surrounding drinking water reservoirs was launched on the 10th May at Rutland Water with an event attended […]

Making the slug pellet switch to protect water

By |May 4th, 2016|

Over the past year, Anglian Water and the farmers who manage the land around some of our key reservoirs – along with the agronomists who advise them – have been working together on a […]

Back to Basics event live blog

By |April 14th, 2016|

This is the live blog from the Back to Basics process safety event at the Heart of England Conference Centre near Coventry on April 20. Check back throughout the day for updates. Find out more […]