Bristol Water responds to PR19 Draft Methodology

September 5, 2017

Bristol Water has responded to Ofwat’s PR19 Draft Methodology,  published on 11 July 2017.  You can find the document in PDF format at the bottom … Continue reading Bristol Water responds to PR19 Draft Methodology

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Water Bar picks up third award

July 11, 2017

Bristol Water’s pop-up Water Bar won the Big Bang Award for Innovation at the Utility Week Stars Awards on Friday 23 June, which is its third … Continue reading Water Bar picks up third award

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Bristol Water joins Jamie Oliver’s Sugar Smart this summer

June 5, 2017

The Sugar Smart Bristol campaign, part of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, has joined Bristol Water and City to Sea to relaunch the award-winning Bristol Water … Continue reading Bristol Water joins Jamie Oliver’s Sugar Smart this summer

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Our annual WaterTalk has landed

May 31, 2017

Our newly redesigned annual magazine WaterTalk is out now with an interview with Bristol Water Chief Executive Mel Karam and  the latest customer news and features. … Continue reading Our annual WaterTalk has landed

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Cross Lane works finished three weeks ahead of schedule

May 24, 2017

Bristol Water’s construction work to install part of a 30km water main in Cross Lane has been completed 3 weeks ahead of schedule. The 3 … Continue reading Cross Lane works finished three weeks ahead of schedule

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Mel speaks at Utility Week Live

May 23, 2017

Bristol Water Chief Executive, Mel Karam attended Utility Week Live in Birmingham on Tuesday 23 May to take part in an open discussion about the role of … Continue reading Mel speaks at Utility Week Live

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Bristol Water offers gender-neutral titles for its customers

May 10, 2017

Bristol Water is giving its transgender community a choice of three new gender-neutral titles, as part of improving customer experience. Bristol Water has followed the example … Continue reading Bristol Water offers gender-neutral titles for its customers

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Improving the quality of the environment

May 9, 2017

Bristol Water is leading the Mendip Lakes Partnership with an initiative to work with farmers in the Mendips to reduce diffuse pollution and improve the … Continue reading Improving the quality of the environment

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Bristol continues the refill revolution with new water fountain

April 27, 2017

Bristol’s war on waste took another step forward yesterday (Wednesday 26 April) as the city’s second free drinking water fountain was opened by Marvin Rees, … Continue reading Bristol continues the refill revolution with new water fountain

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Corporate announcements

April 6, 2017

Bristol Water welcomes new CEO Mel Karam has joined Bristol Water Plc as Chief Executive Officer.  Mel Karam brings over 25 years’ experience and a … Continue reading Corporate announcements

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Businesses are primed for the new water market

March 21, 2017

Nearly 70% of businesses in the Bristol Water supply area are ready for the new retail market, according to a new survey. The new water … Continue reading Businesses are primed for the new water market

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Bristol Water Bar shortlisted for national award

February 27, 2017

Bristol Water’s Water Bar, which featured at several Bristol festivals last summer, has been shortlisted for Community Project of the Year at the National Water … Continue reading Bristol Water Bar shortlisted for national award

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Strawberry Line Update

February 23, 2017

As part of our Southern Resilience Scheme, which aims to secure the water supply to 280,000 across North Somerset, the Strawberry Line Cycle Way is … Continue reading Strawberry Line Update

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Six weeks to retail market opening

February 21, 2017

It’s all systems go in the new water retail market as the countdown to competition begins. In just six weeks’ time an estimated 1.2 million … Continue reading Six weeks to retail market opening

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Axbridge Progress

February 13, 2017

Construction of our new 30km water main that stretches from Barrow Gurney to Cheddar began in December. Good progress has been made with over 3km … Continue reading Axbridge Progress

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Raising awareness of the new retail water market

February 7, 2017

A national awareness campaign is underway to help businesses, charities and public sector organisations in England have a better understanding and awareness of the new … Continue reading Raising awareness of the new retail water market

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Bristol Water charges announced for 2017/18

February 1, 2017

Bristol Water’s average annual household bills will rise by 3.6% in 2017/18. Our average water bill of £177 will be the 12th highest of the … Continue reading Bristol Water charges announced for 2017/18

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Blue Monday

January 13, 2017

Blue Monday Bristol is a non-profit annual event that is hosted by local community organisations, passionate about supporting our community through hard times. It is … Continue reading Blue Monday

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Water watchdog’s latest report ‘Delving in to Water’ published

November 22, 2016

A new report by CC Water shows water companies in a favourable light compared to other utilities in terms of customer satisfaction. Key findings of … Continue reading Water watchdog’s latest report ‘Delving in to Water’ published

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Innovation winners at the Bristol Post Environment Awards

November 15, 2016

We are delighted to have won the Innovation Award for our water bar at the Bristol Post Environmental Awards, held recently at AT-Bristol. The Bristol … Continue reading Innovation winners at the Bristol Post Environment Awards

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Strawberry Line Diversions

October 19, 2016

We are investing £27 million in Somerset and North Somerset’s water infrastructure. 30km of water main will be installed between Barrow Gurney and Cheddar, via … Continue reading Strawberry Line Diversions

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6,000 litres of tap water guzzled down at the Balloon Fiesta

August 16, 2016

Reducing plastic waste and refilling with tap water proves popular at the Bristol’s Balloon Fiesta. Thousands of people gathered in Bristol for the International Balloon … Continue reading 6,000 litres of tap water guzzled down at the Balloon Fiesta

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The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is under way, and there’s no need to feel thirsty!

August 12, 2016

The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual meeting of hot air balloons, attracting over 150 Hot Air Balloons from across the globe. The … Continue reading The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is under way, and there’s no need to feel thirsty!

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Advisory notices at Chew and Barrow Tanks

August 10, 2016

Dog owners and other lake users are being advised to avoid contact with water at Chew Valley Lake and Barrow Tanks because of high blue/green … Continue reading Advisory notices at Chew and Barrow Tanks

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Thirsty work at Redfest

August 9, 2016

The annual festival held in Redfield was the place to be in Bristol on the weekend, with thousands of people turning up to sit in … Continue reading Thirsty work at Redfest

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The results from the June “Let us know…” panel are in!

August 2, 2016

Thank you to everyone who took part in our 2nd online survey, we asked 13,000 of you to give us feedback on topics such as … Continue reading The results from the June “Let us know…” panel are in!

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Reuse, Refill and Refresh at Redfest Bristol

August 2, 2016

We’re back! Stay happy and hydrated this weekend as we bring our new water bar to REDFEST! “After launching our new Refill water bar at … Continue reading Reuse, Refill and Refresh at Redfest Bristol

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Don’t be stupid – Swimming in reservoirs is dangerous

July 18, 2016

We know it is tempting when the weather hots up to take a dip in Cheddar Reservoir, but every year there are incidents of near … Continue reading Don’t be stupid – Swimming in reservoirs is dangerous

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Water…the most consumed drink at Bristol Pride?

July 6, 2016

Considering the near constant six deep queue for the Water Bar, we are pretty sure that water was the most consumed liquid at Bristol Pride … Continue reading Water…the most consumed drink at Bristol Pride?

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Floating solar panels on reservoirs

June 23, 2016

Bristol Water has this week announced plans to investigate renewable energy projects for throughout the water company’s supply area.  The investigation includes the potential for … Continue reading Floating solar panels on reservoirs

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Bristol Water gears up for Glastonbury Festival

June 23, 2016

When the Glastonbury Festival gets into full swing it takes a rather rural and picturesque part of Somerset and turns it into a town similar … Continue reading Bristol Water gears up for Glastonbury Festival

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Bristol Water commit to accessible ID badges

June 6, 2016

Utility company Bristol Water has agreed to include information on their staff identity badges in Braille following a campaign by Royal National Institute of Blind … Continue reading Bristol Water commit to accessible ID badges

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WaterTalk magazine available

May 24, 2016

Click here to download the latest version of WaterTalk. Struggling with our science conundrum? Watch the video below for a handy guide.  

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Stay Hydrated on the go with the Refill Bristol App

May 24, 2016

Bristol Water has partnered with Refill Bristol for a summer of events and activities designed to get people hydrating when on the move, for free! … Continue reading Stay Hydrated on the go with the Refill Bristol App

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North Somerset farmers get together to help water quality

April 22, 2016

In autumn 2014 Bristol Water set up the Mendip Lakes Partnership to bring together farmers and land owners from across the Blagdon and Chew Valley … Continue reading North Somerset farmers get together to help water quality

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The Wheels Project brings our van back to life

April 15, 2016

Some amazing things happen in Bristol. And over the past six months we are glad that we have been able to play a small part … Continue reading The Wheels Project brings our van back to life

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Lower Ashley Road traffic lights

April 11, 2016

As part of a £3 million renovation project we have been upgrading the water main that stretches from Victoria Pumping Station on Oakfield Road in Clifton, … Continue reading Lower Ashley Road traffic lights

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Bristol Water appoints new customer champion

April 5, 2016

Peaches Golding OBE has been appointed as Independent Chair of Bristol Water’s Challenge Panel, tasked with ensuring customer’s views are at the heart of our … Continue reading Bristol Water appoints new customer champion

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Water way to have a good time

March 30, 2016

Children at Redfield Educate Together Primary School joined thousands of people across the globe in turning the world blue to celebrate World Water Day (Tuesday … Continue reading Water way to have a good time

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Bristol Water improving the Biodiversity across the region

March 16, 2016

We always aim to be environmentally sustainable, and a measure of our success on this is to improve biodiversity. Our work inevitably has an impact … Continue reading Bristol Water improving the Biodiversity across the region

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Glass eel citizen science project

March 10, 2016

The eel is a critically endangered species, more endangered than the snow leopard and the tiger. Bristol is one of the leading European forces in … Continue reading Glass eel citizen science project

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One Tree per Child

March 10, 2016

Children from a south Bristol primary school will be learning about nature and the environment at a special tree planting event at Blagdon Lake. As … Continue reading One Tree per Child

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Trout fishing opens at Chew Valley Lake

March 3, 2016

Anglers were treated to a beautiful start to the season

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