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The press office handles all media enquiries on behalf of Cambridge Water.

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Paula Mitchell
Communications & CSR manager
Cambridge Water

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11th Jan 2017 South Staffordshire Plc joins forces with Pennon
Joint venture (JV) will create the fourth largest non-household water retail business.

Contact centre unavailable Friday 1 April for bill enquiries 3rd Apr 2016 Contact centre unavailable Friday 1 April for bill enquiries
Call centre is not available for any bill enquiries on Friday 1st April

Feeling hot, hot hot 14th Oct 2015 Feeling hot, hot hot
With temperatures set to hit the early 30s this week, we’re letting customers know that our water supply levels are healthy, and will remain so throughout the summer.

Uganda visit to highlight world toilet day 9th Feb 2015 Uganda visit to highlight world toilet day
Water company employee Chris Watson will travel to Uganda with international development charity WaterAid this month to mark this year’s World Toilet Day on 19 November.

Debt Awareness Week 2015 6th Feb 2015 Debt Awareness Week 2015
7 ways, 7 days to get help with your water bill

Give your home a hug this New Year 28th Jan 2015 Give your home a hug this New Year
Hippo advises customers to lag pipes

Top of the customer services league for Cambridge Water and South Staffs Water 29th Dec 2014 Top of the customer services league for Cambridge Water and South Staffs Water
Cambridge Water and South Staffs Water are once again top of the customer service league table published by Ofwat.

New Abington beach to benefit fish, butterflies  and pond skaters alike 14th Oct 2014 New Abington beach to benefit fish, butterflies and pond skaters alike
Dragonflies, butterflies and newts should shortly be taking up residence along the River Granta when a new “beach” is built at Abington Recreation Ground on Thursday (21 August).

Below inflation water charges mean bill will remain among lowest in the country 18th Jun 2014 Below inflation water charges mean bill will remain among lowest in the country
Cambridge Water has confirmed household bills for water will stay below inflation for 2014/15

Telephone lines available again 14th Sep 2013 Telephone lines available again
Cambridge Water were experiencing technical difficulties with their telephone lines

Help out in the drought 11th Sep 2013 Help out in the drought

'Home from Home' at the Rosie 11th Sep 2013 'Home from Home' at the Rosie
Cambridge Water is supporting the launch of new family accommodation at the Rosie Hospital

Paving the way for a brighter future 11th Sep 2013 Paving the way for a brighter future
Cambridge Water supports The Phoenix Trust

Lane closure: A14/Huntingdon Road, Cambridge 11th Jul 2013 Lane closure: A14/Huntingdon Road, Cambridge
Emergency repairs on a burst water main alongside the A14 near Cambridge

11th Apr 2013 East Road
Customers may experience temporary loss of water supply

11th Apr 2013 Burst main: Warboys

16th Mar 2013 Burst main - Linton

4th Mar 2013 Possible low pressure in Longstanton
Fire brigade taking water from network

4th Mar 2013 Burst main: Upwood

5th Feb 2013 Burst Main - Bar Hill

Cambridge Water creates a splash with the Cambridge Dive Team 15th Jan 2013 Cambridge Water creates a splash with the Cambridge Dive Team
Cambridge Water supports the Cambridge Dive Team

Water company helps Brownies to save water 14th Jan 2013 Water company helps Brownies to save water
Guiden Morden Brownies receive two water butts

Cambridge Water encourages customers to ‘Wrap up for Winter’ 14th Jan 2013 Cambridge Water encourages customers to ‘Wrap up for Winter’
Claim your FREE foam lagging from Homebase

Cambridge Water gets ready to shake, rattle and roll 12th Dec 2012 Cambridge Water gets ready to shake, rattle and roll
Proud to sponsor Cambridge Music Festival

Woosh...Bang...Aaaah 4th Dec 2012 Woosh...Bang...Aaaah
Cambridge Water sponsors the city fireworks display

Water expert helps deliver life-saving supply 6th Nov 2012 Water expert helps deliver life-saving supply
Brian Hines raises £750 for WaterAid

Cambridge Water unearths treasure chest 17th Jul 2012 Cambridge Water unearths treasure chest
New dressing up box for children at Addenbooke’s Hospital

Customer campaign raises £500,000 for WaterAid 11th Jul 2012 Customer campaign raises £500,000 for WaterAid
Cambridge Water customers help transform lives

Competition Commission approves takeover 3rd Jul 2012 Competition Commission approves takeover
Cambridge Water merged with South Staffordshire Plc

Cambridge Water not complacent despite recent rainfall 3rd Jul 2012 Cambridge Water not complacent despite recent rainfall
Boreholes still at below average levels

Bereavement charity receives grant 21st Jun 2012 Bereavement charity receives grant
Cambridge Water donates funds to STARS

Rain, rain, come again 18th Jun 2012 Rain, rain, come again
Cambridge Water welcomes recent rainfall

Water customers “help out in the drought” 31st May 2012 Water customers “help out in the drought”
Water usage dips as customers heed message

1st May 2012 Young carers to enjoy day off at Parkside Pool
Cambridge Water donates grant to Centre 33

Cambridge Water thanks customers 19th Apr 2012 Cambridge Water thanks customers
Help with leaks praised

Customers asked to reduce their water usage 3rd Apr 2012 Customers asked to reduce their water usage
Call to save water during the drought

Hundreds call water company for advice as temperatures plummet 6th Mar 2012 Hundreds call water company for advice as temperatures plummet
Advice for customers with frozen pipes

Urgent call to check water supplies for leaks and bursts 6th Mar 2012 Urgent call to check water supplies for leaks and bursts
Customers report leaks at properties

Cambridge Water provides free foam lagging to customers 6th Mar 2012 Cambridge Water provides free foam lagging to customers
Collect your free pack from Homebase in Cambridge

Cambridge Water releases draft drought plan 14th Feb 2012 Cambridge Water releases draft drought plan
Proposal released for review

Wrap up for winter 31st Jan 2012 Wrap up for winter
Lag your pipes now to beat the freeze

New wetland gets off to flying start 31st Jan 2012 New wetland gets off to flying start
Cambridge Water donates £1000

Cambridge Water acquired by HSBC 4th Oct 2011 Cambridge Water acquired by HSBC
It has just been announced that HSBC Bank plc has purchased Cambridge Water.

Customers advised to prepare for burst pipes 25th Feb 2011 Customers advised to prepare for burst pipes
Wrap up now to protect from cold

Meet Bubbles the Hippo 25th Feb 2011 Meet Bubbles the Hippo
At the Grafton Centre on Feb 12

Water company pulls out all the stops 10th Feb 2011 Water company pulls out all the stops
Staff work round the clock to deliver water this Christmas

Cambridge Water proud to be in top five water companies 29th Dec 2010 Cambridge Water proud to be in top five water companies
Cambridge Water scores high in Ofwat's Service and Delivery Report

Cambridge Water helps Hauxton School splash out 7th Dec 2010 Cambridge Water helps Hauxton School splash out
Cambridge Water awards Community Life Fund for new pool cover

Cambridge Water scores 100 per cent for water quality 28th Oct 2010 Cambridge Water scores 100 per cent for water quality
Latest report released by Drinking Water Inspectorate

Cambridge Water maintains strong position 28th Oct 2010 Cambridge Water maintains strong position
Results for the financial year ending 31 March 2010

DISRUPTION TO THE WATER SUPPLY 25th Oct 2010 DISRUPTION TO THE WATER SUPPLY
Cambridge Water thanks customers for their patience

Pupils from Comberton request help from Hippos 15th Jul 2010 Pupils from Comberton request help from Hippos
Pupils set to save equivalent of 28 Olympic-sized pools

Score your own hat trick this World Cup 13th Jul 2010 Score your own hat trick this World Cup
Cambridge Water supports Water Saving Week

Swavesey students nurture their studies 8th Jul 2010 Swavesey students nurture their studies
Cambridge Water provides Community Life Fund grant to pupils

Fulbourn Primary School children learn about water 8th Jul 2010 Fulbourn Primary School children learn about water
Cambridge Water provides CLF grant to Wilbraham River Protection Society

Cambridge Water confirms bills remain low 8th Jul 2010 Cambridge Water confirms bills remain low
Price for water to remain second lowest in country

Cambridge Water accepts Ofwat recommendations 8th Jul 2010 Cambridge Water accepts Ofwat recommendations
Customers to continue to benefit from low bills

Customers advised to CHILL out in the cold snap 23rd Feb 2010 Customers advised to CHILL out in the cold snap
Be prepared for winter - Lag pipes now

Cambridge Water maintains high levels of water quality 5th Feb 2010 Cambridge Water maintains high levels of water quality
Figures released by the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) show Cambridge Water is above average

Cambridge Water predicts tough times ahead 21st Jan 2010 Cambridge Water predicts tough times ahead
MD warns of challenging five year period

Running water for chariots race 11th Jan 2010 Running water for chariots race
Running water at Chariots of Fire relay race

Affordability key for Cambridge Water 16th Sep 2009 Affordability key for Cambridge Water
Cambridge Water is taking a proactive approach to ensure its water bills remain affordable in the foreseeable future.

Cambridge Water offers community cash 16th Sep 2009 Cambridge Water offers community cash
Do you run a community group or local event? Perhaps you are just looking for funds to support a village project? If so Cambridge Water would like to hear from you.

Barcelona or burst! 16th Sep 2009 Barcelona or burst!
Two leakage engineers from Cambridge Water will be hoping to avoid burst pipes when they take part in the Barcelona Banger Run next month.

Cambridge residents help raise £440,000 for WaterAid 16th Sep 2009 Cambridge residents help raise £440,000 for WaterAid
Cambridge residents are being given a huge pat on the back for helping to raise more than £440,000 for Cambridge Water’s nominated charity, WaterAid.

Charity concert raises thousands for water and sanitation in Burkina Faso 16th Sep 2009 Charity concert raises thousands for water and sanitation in Burkina Faso
Cambridge Water is celebrating after its charity concert raised enough cash to enable more than a thousand people gain access to a lasting supply of safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.

Financial results show benefits for Cambridge Water customers 16th Sep 2009 Financial results show benefits for Cambridge Water customers
Cambridge Water customers are continuing to enjoy high levels of service, while benefitting from the second lowest household water bills in England and Wales, according to a report published today (July 15).

Cambridge Water to host charity concert at King’s 16th Sep 2009 Cambridge Water to host charity concert at King’s
Cambridgeshire residents are being given an exclusive opportunity to see a world-class singer perform at the impressive King’s College Chapel in Cambridge.

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