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Posts by Bethan Stone

What is a social contract anyway?

If you’ve been following us over the last two years, you probably would have seen or heard the words ‘social contract’. But what do these words really mean? Our social contract is an actual document, a promise we’ve made and signed to play a more active role in our community and improve the lives of…Read More

What’s a Biodiversity Index, and why does it matter?

How to measure the quality of your natural environment We score everything, don’t we? Not just as a company, but as people too. “Out of ten, right, what would you give that film?”, “we went on holiday to a five star resort”, “I cannot BELIEVE Michelle Visage only got a 32 for her vogue routine…Read More

Nominate your Local Hero

They may take the form of a helpful neighbour nipping to the shop for someone more vulnerable, the person down the road who always seems to cheer everyone up, or even just that person you know who puts everyone else before themselves. Yep they’re your local hero. And in times like these, a lot of…Read More

Peter the Meter’s guest appearance at Clifton fountain launch

Peter the Meter at Bristol Water's Clifton fountain launch
Today, we officially unveiled our latest free to use water fountain in Bristol with a very special guest appearance from… Peter the Meter! To celebrate the launch of our ‘Life’s sweeter with a meter’ campaign, Peter the Meter was invited to unveil the fountain to the public on Queens Road, Clifton. The soon-to-be local celebrity…Read More

Would you risk your life for a quick dip?

It’s a hot, sticky summer’s day. Even the shade isn’t cool enough and you start to feel a little faint, a bit dizzy – what you wouldn’t give just to cool off a bit. It feels like a long day but you’ve just been relaxing, so why does it feel so tiring? Suddenly your pace…Read More

You’re right! It’s the European eel

Kids from Birdwell Primary School in bristol releasing eels into blagdon lake
School children across Somerset and Bristol are helping to save the critically endangered European eel this week by releasing hundreds into local rivers and lakes after nurturing them in their classrooms. This week will mark the 5,000th eel to be released as part of the Spawn to be Wild scheme, created by Bristol Water in…Read More

Silicon Gorge “better than London” for start-ups

  The West of England Mayor, Tim Bowles, opened Bristol Water’s Innovation Conference yesterday (Wednesday 24 April) acknowledging that investments in facilities such as Future Space at University West of England (UWE), along with the world’s number one business incubator being based in the region, has made the south west the best place to start…Read More