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What does the Priority Services register mean?

At the minute it feels like we’re being bombarded with messages about COVID-19 and ways businesses can help us ‘during these unprecedented times’. And we know that we’re probably one of those businesses. So, we’re going to layout what our Priority Services register actually is and how it can help you. What is the Priority…Read More

5 ways to improve biodiversity in your garden

I love having biodiversity and wildlife in my garden, I always try and keep the bird feeders topped up and leave a dish of water out during the summer months. I even try and make an effort to create a welcoming refuge for hedgehog hibernation, and on more than one occasion have been tempted to…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

Water meters aren’t a bad thing

Don’t be afraid of the big bad wolf If you live in our water region, chances are you’ve seen (or maybe even met) Peter the Meter. He’s our friendly Chief Metering Officer and is here to help us spread the message that water meters are good news. They’re good news for our planet and for…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

Why do water mains burst more during winter months?

During winter months we see a lot more burst mains and leaks on our network. In the last five years we have spent £220 million renovating and replacing mains to reduce interruptions to supply. But we can’t replace the whole network at once, so it is likely that during the colder months we will see…Read More

What is a ‘rezone’?

What do we mean by “rezoning”? When we get reports of customers with no water our first thought is “how do we get the water back on” rather than how do we fix the burst main. When there has been a burst main that is causing people to be without water the majority of the…Read More