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