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News and Events

This is where you'll hear what we have to say. Information about events, industry news plus our press releases can all be found here.
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Five hundred more UK trees and renewable energy projects supported

As part of our Cleaner Climate Promise, hundreds of tonnes of carbon emissions will be prevented thanks to tree-planting and renewable energy projects.

Water Plus announces Net Zero ambition

Water retailer and Green Apple Environment Award winner Water Plus announces aim to be carbon neutral across Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2025.

Communities supported by big hearted Water Plus staff

Staff at Water Plus have collected, donated and delivered gifts for children and gathered essential items for families in need this year, raising money for a number of charities...

How saving water can save energy

Going greener at your business doesn’t need to be complicated. Small steps to save water can save energy too, as hot water can cost between 2 to 4 times more than cold water.

Regular water checks on pipes spot issues early

Data loggers and a smart portal have helped a number of sites spot water issues, following a recent cold weather spell.

Peatland restored with Water Plus's support

Water Plus has announced a new partnership with Forest Carbon to restore peatland, supporting the UK in going Net Zero and reducing carbon emissions.

Tree-riffic teamwork tree-planting with SOT City Council

More trees were put into the ground this week as Stoke-on-Trent City Council partnered with Water Plus. The work builds on an existing initiative to plant thousands of trees across Stoke-on-Trent.

Water Plus receives Silver International Environment Award

Water Plus receives Silver at international Environment Awards’ event - and certificates at business awards for helping organisations reduce impacts on natural resources.

Water Plus wins International Green Apple Environment Award

Water Plus has been recognised with an international green award for its leading work helping organisations cut water waste.

Notification: Update on trading licence name use in Scotland

Notice of Application to transfer a Water Services Licence or a Sewerage Services Licence. This Notification has also been published in The Scotsman newspaper.

Mindful Miles Challenge at Water Plus raises money for charity

Staff at Water Plus have stepped, swam and cycled to support a charity and raise awareness around the benefits of mindfulness and moving more.

Customer Service Excellence programme gets started

Customer service teams at Water Plus will gain a national qualification, awarded by The Institute of Customer Service, in a first for the water retail sector.

Smart portal’s deeper water data delivers results for organisations

More than 400 data loggers have been installed in just six months to track water use and identify opportunities to cut waste at organisations in England and Scotland.

More water cutting tech trialled by Water Plus as part of its Commitment to the environment.

The UK's largest retailer will introduce and trial flush-cutting technology at its main office this year. The Ureco system cuts flushes to 4 times a day.

Water from air units start trial at Water Plus offices

High-tech Air2Eau units - which create drinking water from thin air - have been installed at Water Plus's offices in an industry first trial.

Scouts save water thanks to efficiency kit and work with Water Plus

Thanks to working with us, a scout group has added new water-saving kit to their site to help limit their impact on the environment. Find out how we helped...

Supporting charities to help children and families

Staff at Water Plus have paid for more than 200kg of food items to help a thousand families in need. It’s just one of a number of charities that have been supported – and we’ll be doing more...

Water advice for charities and community groups

Looking closer at water use at your charity or community group is worth the time and can save significant amounts of money - have a look at our helpful information and advice.

Trees For Cities partnership

As part of Water Plus's commitment on taking positive action to help the environment, we're announcing a major new partnership with the charity Trees For Cities.

Sports groups’ chance to win water-saving devices to save them money to help clubs

To help grass-roots sports clubs in England save money and work towards sustainability goals, we're offering a chance to win water-saving devices in our new competition.

Rugby club wins our Scotland sports club competition

Linlithgow Rugby Club are the winners of our Scottish sports club water competition - benefitting from free water-saving devices to help them save money and work towards sustainability goals.

Big benefits from looking closer at business water use

Businesses and other organisations may not realise the benefits they can get from taking regular meter readings for their water use. Find out how monitoring water can save money.

Water Plus secures public sector water services supplier place for second time

Water Plus have once again secured a place on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) framework, to supply water, wastewater and ancillary services to public sector organisations across the UK.

Water tips for temporarily closed businesses

If your business has closed temporarily due to Coronavirus, here's some water management tips from us to make sure your water is safe for now and when your staff return to work.

Steps we’re taking to help the environment and organisations of all sizes

We’re taking action to limit our impact on the environment. Here’s just some of what we’re doing and what we’ve achieved – plus we’ll be doing more...

Make some water checks ahead of the cold weather this winter

We've asked our advanced water services manager to share his top tips to protect your business from supply interruption this winter.

New research: make a water plan to be prepared

What would happen if water stopped at your site and what would you do? Our new research highlights the importance of having a plan

Scottish sports groups’ chance to win water-saving devices to save them money to invest in clubs

To help grass-roots sports clubs in Scotland save money, water retailer Water Plus has launched a competition for them to win water-saving devices. The closing date for entries is 30 October, 2019.

Reducing complaints further and helping customers

Last year we talked about our significant investment in our teams and processes and we wanted to update you on the progress we are making in reducing complaints and helping customers.

Water Watch: Managing a supply interruption

A disrupted water supply can be costly and inconvenient to the running of your farm. Mark Taylor, Advanced Services Operations Manager, covers the steps farmers can take should a problem occur.

The search for innovators and creative thinkers

New search for inventors and creative thinkers to help businesses save money or reduce costs by using less natural resources

Water Watch: Safeguarding your water supply

Michelle Burns of Water Plus outlines the measures farmers can take to ensure a robust and efficient private water network on their land

Water Watch: Who is responsible for fixing leaks?

In the first of a three-part series, Mark Taylor of Water Plus, outlines the impact of the water market changes and the steps farmers can take to keep costs low.

Water Plus and Waterwise Partner to Improve UK Water Efficiency

Water Plus has partnered with Waterwise, a national independent advisory group to boost water efficiency for consumers...

Reducing complaints and delays in the market for customers

Andy Hughes, Chief Executive at Water Plus discusses efforts made to reduce the complaints and delays in the market for customers.

The Hospitality Forum 2018

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be attending The Hospitality Forum 2018, a two-day event which brings together buyers from the sector and wide range of suppliers.

Savings Pour In - Buying and Using Utilities Magazine

In the year to April 2018, Water Plus customers of different sizes have in total saved more than £4.8 million and reduced their water consumption by 1.9 billion litres...

Phew... what a scorcher

The sun’s out, temperatures are up and we have a heatwave. That means there’s some things you can be sure of...

TELCAs 2018

The Energy Live Consultancy Awards is around the corner - find out what we'll be up, who's been shortlisted and more.

Energy Live Consultancy Conference 2018

Around 200 brokers, consultants and TPIs gathered with selected utility providers to collectively discuss the big issues, challenges and opportunities to consultants and customers alike...

Expo Live

We had a great time at Expo Live. Find out what we got up to here.

The RWM (Water) Event 2017

We had a great time at this year's RWM (Water) event - take a look at what we got up to

Public Sector Show 2017

We had a great time at the Public Sector Show, London. Find out what we got up to, including what was discussed during our panel session, 'An Open Water market - changes for the Public Sector.'

TELCAs 2017

Find out what we got up to at the TELCAs 2017.

Water Plus First Birthday

This week Water Plus turns one! See our photos from the celebration.

Energy Live Consultancy Conference 2017

We really enjoyed the Energy Live Consultancy Conference this year, find out what we got up to here.

Public Sector Day 2017

We welcomed a number of Public Sector customers for our first internal event. Find out all about what happened here.

Key agreement signed

Business water retailer Water Plus has signed a landmark agreement marking its entry into the water retail market.

Manchester City Council case study

How working with Water Plus can benefit businesses and make some smart savings.

Businesses to benefit from water market change in England

Announcement about the shake-up in the water market with a statement from Chief Executive of Water Plus, Sue Amies-King.

Patron of Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce

Water Plus signed up to be a Patron for Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce.

EMEX 2016

We had a great time presenting and exhibiting at EMEX in London, see some highlights from the event here.

Public Sector Show 2016

We had a great time presenting and exhibiting at The Public Sector Show in Manchester - see the highlights here.

The Water Event 2016

Like to know what insights we gained at The Water Event 2016? Click here to find out.

Energy Live 2016

We attended a number of events hosted by Energy Live in 2016 including Energy Live Online, The Energy Live Consultancy Awards (Telca's) and find out more here.

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