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The News and Star
Final day to nominate your floods heroesto nominate the unsung heroes of Cumbria's floods disaster. The #SpiritofCumbr
Final day to nominate your floods heroes
The News and Star / Posted an hour ago
to nominate the unsung heroes of Cumbria's floods disaster. The #SpiritofCumbria Awards, supported by Sellafield Ltd and United Utilities, aim to recognise the very best of humanity, and offer a county-wide acknowledgement of the people who are... Read more
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iol.co.za
The power cutters shaking up Britain’s energy marketthe most expensive times. Open Energi has signed up large customers like super
The power cutters shaking up Britain’s energy market
iol.co.za / Posted 22 hours ago
the most expensive times. Open Energi has signed up large customers like supermarket chain Sainsbury's and water supplier United Utilities . “National Grid doesn't want to deal with thousands of small DSR providers, that's where we come in,” said... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Nominate your flood herocommunities. As residents continue to try and rebuild their lives, The Times &
Nominate your flood hero
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
communities. As residents continue to try and rebuild their lives, The Times & Star, supported by Sellafield Ltd and United Utilities, wants to ensure – through the #Spiritof Cumbria Awards – that those people who stepped up during the... Read more
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heraldscotland
FTSE edges slightly higher as shares hold on to gains made earlier in weekto margins." The biggest risers on the FTSE 100 Index were Royal Mail up 10.5p
FTSE edges slightly higher as shares hold on to gains made earlier in week
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
to margins." The biggest risers on the FTSE 100 Index were Royal Mail up 10.5p at 532.5p, Carnival up 67p at 3446p, United Utilities up 16p at 971p and 3i Group up 9p at 552p. The biggest fallers on the FTSE 100 Index were Anglo American... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Huge fat 'berg' forces raw sewage onto busy road in Cumbriarevealed a massive fat blockage. It was so severe a second, larger jetting vehi
Huge fat 'berg' forces raw sewage onto busy road in Cumbria
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
revealed a massive fat blockage. It was so severe a second, larger jetting vehicle had to be brought in to clear the pipe. United Utilities said the problem did not affect drinking water quality. A spokesman said: "This is a classic example of the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Huge fat 'berg' forces raw sewage onto busy roadup of fat. Sewage flooded onto Gote Bridge from the main sewer yesterday. The
Huge fat 'berg' forces raw sewage onto busy road
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
up of fat. Sewage flooded onto Gote Bridge from the main sewer yesterday. The problem was reported in the afternoon. United Utilities engineers arrived at 6pm. High pressure water jets and suction pumps were used to clear the blockage and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
New water supplies too expensive for WA Goldfieldsplant at Esperance were raised during the Gallop, Carpenter and Barnett Governm
New water supplies too expensive for WA Goldfields
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
plant at Esperance were raised during the Gallop, Carpenter and Barnett Governments, with a $300 million proposal from United Utilities predicted to deliver more than 60 megalitres of water per day, north to Kalgoorlie. Photo: Unprecedented... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Profits fall at water giant United Utilities Profits at United Utilities have dropped Water firm United Utilities has see
Profits fall at water giant United Utilities
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Profits at United Utilities have dropped Water firm United Utilities has seen its profits squeezed following demands from the regulator to drive down prices. The company saw underlying operating profits... Read more
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The News and Star
Huge fat 'berg' forces raw sewage onto busy roadup of fat. Sewage flooded onto Gote Bridge from the main sewer yesterday. The
Huge fat 'berg' forces raw sewage onto busy road
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
up of fat. Sewage flooded onto Gote Bridge from the main sewer yesterday. The problem was reported in the afternoon. United Utilities engineers arrived at 6pm. High pressure water jets and suction pumps were used to clear the blockage and... Read more
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The News and Star
Huge fat 'berg' forces raw sewage onto busy roadup of fat. Sewage flooded onto Gote Bridge from the main sewer yesterday. The
Huge fat 'berg' forces raw sewage onto busy road
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
up of fat. Sewage flooded onto Gote Bridge from the main sewer yesterday. The problem was reported in the afternoon. United Utilities engineers arrived at 6pm. High pressure water jets and suction pumps were used to clear the blockage and... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Huge fat 'berg' forces raw sewage onto busy roadA massive build-up of fat was to blame for raw sewage flooding across a busy ma
Huge fat 'berg' forces raw sewage onto busy road
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
A massive build-up of fat was to blame for raw sewage flooding across a busy main road. The blockage was so severe that United Utilities had to send two high-pressure jetting vehicles to the scene, to clear the lodged deposit and then wash down the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
United Utilities reports progress over year as revenues riseNorth West water and wastewater group United Utilities has reported annual sale
United Utilities reports progress over year as revenues rise
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
North West water and wastewater group United Utilities has reported annual sales of £1.73bn, up from £1.72bn last year. Pre-tax profits of £353.5m compared with £341.6m. It said it invested £799m in its structure over the year, while customer... Read more
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The News and Star
Parked cars stop paramedics getting to home birthsince Albion Square opened and brought 1,000 nuclear workers to town, the meeti
Parked cars stop paramedics getting to home birth
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
since Albion Square opened and brought 1,000 nuclear workers to town, the meeting heard. A number of workers from the United Utilities call centre on the harbour are also said to be parking indiscriminately. Mr Winder said: “People won’t use... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Medics miss birth as cars block roadsince Albion Square opened and brought 1,000 nuclear workers to town, the meeti
Medics miss birth as cars block road
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
since Albion Square opened and brought 1,000 nuclear workers to town, the meeting heard. A number of workers from the United Utilities call centre on the harbour are also said to be parking indiscriminately. Mr Winder said: “People won’t use... Read more
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Market Watch
United Utilities FY profit up 3.5%; to boost capexLONDON--United Utilities Group PLC (UU.LN) Thursday reported a 3.5% rise in pre
United Utilities FY profit up 3.5%; to boost capex
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON--United Utilities Group PLC (UU.LN) Thursday reported a 3.5% rise in pretax profit for fiscal 2016 and said it is accelerating its 2015-20 capex program, and that the progress over the first year of this new regulatory period underpins its... Read more
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CNBC
Europe seesaws as Asia trades lower but oil risesbarrels in inventory. In other news, the two-day G7 Summit 2016 Japan kicked o
Europe seesaws as Asia trades lower but oil rises
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
barrels in inventory. In other news, the two-day G7 Summit 2016 Japan kicked off in Ise-Shima on Thursday. Earnings are due from the National Bank of Greece, Tate and Lyle, Daily Mail and General Trust, United Utilities and Pets at H... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Raw sewage leak reported in CockermouthSuspected raw sewage has been reported on Gote Bridge in Cockermouth. Engineer
Raw sewage leak reported in Cockermouth
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
Suspected raw sewage has been reported on Gote Bridge in Cockermouth. Engineers from United Utilities are heading to the scene to investigate the leak. It is understood it is coming from a drain on the bridge. The effluent is causing spray as... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mancunian Way will NOT reopen this month as plannedon the road between London Road and Fairfield Road. Torrential rain caused seri
Mancunian Way will NOT reopen this month as planned
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
on the road between London Road and Fairfield Road. Torrential rain caused serious damage to a 100-year-old sewer forcing United Utilities to tunnel down 15 metres to lay a new 130m sewer and replace the damaged sections of pipework. They say a... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mancunian Way reopening delayed until mid-June due to extra repair workincident is causing minor delays on the East Didsbury line. Tony Griffiths, wa
Mancunian Way reopening delayed until mid-June due to extra repair work
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
incident is causing minor delays on the East Didsbury line. Tony Griffiths, wastewater network strategy manager at United Utilities, said: “We’re grateful to the public for their patience while we’ve carried out this incredibly challenging... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Severn Trent says customer complaints fall by more than a quartersaid the group had made a "promising start" to the new regulatory period. The
Severn Trent says customer complaints fall by more than a quarter
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
said the group had made a "promising start" to the new regulatory period. The group is also joining forces with rival United Utilities to compete to supply water to businesses. They will combine their existing non-domestic supply arms into a... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Help for struggling bill payersCOPELAND residents struggling with debt can now receive help with their water b
Help for struggling bill payers
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
COPELAND residents struggling with debt can now receive help with their water bills. United Utilities has this week launched a new Priority Services scheme for customers, backed by several Cumbrian MPs, including Jamie Reed. It provides help in... Read more
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Spalding Today
Tongue End is up in arms over energy productionto build a plant capable of turning animal and food waste into energy and ferti
Tongue End is up in arms over energy production
Spalding Today / Posted 7 days ago
to build a plant capable of turning animal and food waste into energy and fertilisers. Philip Green, ex-chief executive of United Utilities (left) and Baron Mark Price, former managing director of Waitrose, at an anaerobic digestion plant in... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Burst water main leaves Wallasey homes without wateracross Mount Road was closed off at the junction with Mount Pleasant Road earl
Burst water main leaves Wallasey homes without water
Liverpool Echo / Posted 8 days ago
across Mount Road was closed off at the junction with Mount Pleasant Road early on Saturday morning and engineers from United Utilities are still working to fix the problem. Many homes in the CH45 area have been left without any water supply,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
PODIUM: Open up the views in the overgrown national parkways, first as the photographs show, in the neglect and overgrowth of acres of
PODIUM: Open up the views in the overgrown national park
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
ways, first as the photographs show, in the neglect and overgrowth of acres of woodland belonging to the National Trust, United Utilities, absentee owners and others. Second, the disappearance of farms and neglect of what was good,... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
All the winners from the Regional Press Awards for 2015possible by the lead sponsorship of UK Power Networks and supported by a variet
All the winners from the Regional Press Awards for 2015
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 9 days ago
possible by the lead sponsorship of UK Power Networks and supported by a variety of sponsors including Asda, Foot Anstey, United Utilities and BT. SoE executive director Bob Satchwell said: “2015 was a vintage year for local and regional... Read more
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Reuters
Feel the love: EU bank heaps cash, attention on pre-vote Britonssector since before privatization, the European Investment Bank is pleased to s
Feel the love: EU bank heaps cash, attention on pre-vote Britons
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
sector since before privatization, the European Investment Bank is pleased to support the impressive new investment by United Utilities at Davyhulme," EIB Vice President Jonathan Taylor, a former senior official in Britain's Treasury, said on... Read more
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Bolton News
Burst water main leaves properties without waterarea was affected, but water was diverted as the repairs were being carried out
Burst water main leaves properties without water
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
area was affected, but water was diverted as the repairs were being carried out. "Businesses have remained opened." United Utilities said that they had received 14 calls from customers reporting either no water or low water pressure. Just... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Protest walk to be staged over controversial Scout Moor plans to build extra 16 wind turbineswind farm, is to be staged. The proposal was approved by the borough council l
Protest walk to be staged over controversial Scout Moor plans to build extra 16 wind turbines
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
wind farm, is to be staged. The proposal was approved by the borough council last September after Peel Energy and United Utilities submitted the joint venture to build 13 115-metre turbines and three 100-metre turbines at Scout Moor,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
David Cameron reiterates plan to stop police retiring to "evade responsibility"(EIB) in the last three years. In 2014 and 2015 the North West received EIB fi
David Cameron reiterates plan to stop police retiring to "evade responsibility"
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
(EIB) in the last three years. In 2014 and 2015 the North West received EIB financing worth £520m. This included £25m for United Utilities to support work linked to water supply and wastewater treatment. Margaret Aspinall who lost her son James... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Tell us all about your inspirational flood heroesensure that those who did so much to help others get the recognition they deser
Tell us all about your inspirational flood heroes
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 days ago
ensure that those who did so much to help others get the recognition they deserve. With the support of Sellafield Ltd and United Utilities, we will be honouring the county’s flood heroes – but we need you to tell us who they are. Marie Whitehead,... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
WorkMobile on track to triple turnover2011, it has already handled more than 10 million completed forms for its exten
WorkMobile on track to triple turnover
Manchester Evening News / Posted 17 days ago
2011, it has already handled more than 10 million completed forms for its extensive portfolio of clients such as Carillion, United Utilities and Oxfam. As part of its growth strategy, the company is already expanding into South Africa and South... Read more
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Bury Times
Yobs cause fire hydrant drama in Radcliffe streeton as the hydrant was brought under control by firefighter and engineers, after
Yobs cause fire hydrant drama in Radcliffe street
Bury Times / Posted 18 days ago
on as the hydrant was brought under control by firefighter and engineers, after it was tampered with at around 6pm. A United Utilities spokesman said: "It was some yobs smashing a fire hydrant to let all of the water out. We were called out... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
A591 officially reopens to trafficEngland who came on board in January and have done an outstanding job to delive
A591 officially reopens to traffic
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 18 days ago
England who came on board in January and have done an outstanding job to deliver the repairs. "Thanks should also go to United Utilities who have done a huge amount on the hillside, Kier Construction and other contractors who have carried out... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Clock ticking for comments on £300m pipeline schemeproject to install 100km of new water supply pipework through West Cumbria. Ma
Clock ticking for comments on £300m pipeline scheme
Whitehaven News / Posted 19 days ago
project to install 100km of new water supply pipework through West Cumbria. Map showing the route of the proposed new United Utilities water pipeline from Thirlmere to West Cumbria United Utilities is planning a new pipeline from Thirlmere to... Read more
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Pendle Today
Runners and walkers are up to the challengeat least three octogenarians who clocked up many laps between them. All runner
Runners and walkers are up to the challenge
Pendle Today / Posted 20 days ago
at least three octogenarians who clocked up many laps between them. All runners and walkers received goody bags donated by United Utilities Water and Tesco in Burnley and along with them, I would also like to thank Pendle Leisure Trust for allowing... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
It's 26°C in sunny Manchester... but how many days will the balmy weather last?will drop still further to a more seasonal 16C. The superhot conditions this w
It's 26°C in sunny Manchester... but how many days will the balmy weather last?
Manchester Evening News / Posted 21 days ago
will drop still further to a more seasonal 16C. The superhot conditions this weekend have even prompted a water warning by United Utilities, who urged people not to be tempted to take a dip in their reservoirs. Sean Robinson, a spokesman for the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Vital route to reopen next weekand horse riders opened over Dunmail Trail. Following a joint effort between C
Vital route to reopen next week
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 24 days ago
and horse riders opened over Dunmail Trail. Following a joint effort between Cumbria County Council, Highways England, United Utilities and the Lake District National Park, it is expected that the road will be open to motorists on Friday, May... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
See the incredible brand-new £3.5m floating solar power farm on a reservoir in Tamesideput onto the installation or reservoir walls. Around 12,000 individual panels
See the incredible brand-new £3.5m floating solar power farm on a reservoir in Tameside
Manchester Evening News / Posted 27 days ago
put onto the installation or reservoir walls. Around 12,000 individual panels cover an area of 45,500 square metres, and United Utilities say it will generate 2.7 GWh per year of renewable, zero-carbon power. It will partially power a local water... Read more
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Bolton News
Slim Bins: Council urges householders to convert big grey bins into 'water butts'move, I think it is just an attempt by a desperate council to get people on boa
Slim Bins: Council urges householders to convert big grey bins into 'water butts'
Bolton News / Posted 27 days ago
move, I think it is just an attempt by a desperate council to get people on board with their plans.” The council and United Utilities will jointly fund the water butt conversion kits which residents can opt to receive when they take delivery... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
ECHO awards recognise Merseyside's green championsevent where they were treated to a drinks reception and three-course meal. St
ECHO awards recognise Merseyside's green champions
Liverpool Echo / Posted a month ago
event where they were treated to a drinks reception and three-course meal. St Vincent’s school for the Blind won the United Utilities Sustainable Schools Award in recognition of their green project, while other winners included the the Used... Read more
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The News and Star
Building’s demolition halted by seagulls& Star understands the birds will be left in peace this Friday once demolition
Building’s demolition halted by seagulls
The News and Star / Posted a month ago
& Star understands the birds will be left in peace this Friday once demolition company Bagnall UK stops work at the former United Utilities depot on Nelson Street, Denton Holme. Demolition work started at the site in February and most of the... Read more

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