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Bristol Water gets new partners to deliver for people

Bristol Water awards £75million in contracts to Lewis Civil Engineering and Gallagher through an innovative new delivery model.   Today, 1 October, we can announce the award of new Network Maintenance Partnership Contracts worth £75million as the latest milestone in implementing our new delivery model. Lewis Civil Engineering and TK Gallagher will work with us…Read More

Lowest leakage in the country

A report released this week by the Consumer Council for Water has named us the industry’s best performer in leakage. Mel Karam, Chief Executive Officer at Bristol Water, said: “We’ve been recognised as the top performer in leakage, after setting ourselves ambitious targets and working hard to achieve them. “Our customers and stakeholders can trust…Read More

Royate Hill burst: Q&A

When will my water supply return? We are currently diverting the water away from the damaged section of the water main, which will hopefully restore water supplies within the next couple of hours (correct as of: 11:15am) Why is my water discoloured? Some people might notice their water is starting to come back but look…Read More

Eight new water fountains to be installed across Bristol

the bristol water map of water fountains in queens road christmas steps the promenade broadmead college green millennium square and queen square
They will save Bristolians half a million pounds and prevent 50 miles of plastic bottle waste every year Some of Bristol’s busiest areas are to benefit from eight new free-to-use water fountains, starting from this week, in a bid to fight against plastic waste. The new water fountains will quadruple the number of refill fountains…Read More

The European eel is more endangered than the red panda

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