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Bolton News
Hundreds of fish found dead in polluted river as Environment Agency launches investigationyesterday and this morning in an area of the river near to Squirrel Lane. This
Hundreds of fish found dead in polluted river as Environment Agency launches investigation
Bolton News / Posted 7 hours ago
yesterday and this morning in an area of the river near to Squirrel Lane. This area lies a few hundred yards from the United Utilities Rivington Water Treatment Works and UU has said it is helping the Environment Agency with its... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the A590 at Lindal until 4pmmotorist told the Evening Mail that a sign at the site of the roadworks reveale
Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the A590 at Lindal until 4pm
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
motorist told the Evening Mail that a sign at the site of the roadworks revealed the work was being carried out by United Utilities. United Utilities confirmed it was carrying out repairs to a manhole cover. The repairs are set to be... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Temporary traffic lights cause traffic misery on the A590 at Lindalmotorist told the Evening Mail that a sign at the site of the roadworks reveale
Temporary traffic lights cause traffic misery on the A590 at Lindal
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
motorist told the Evening Mail that a sign at the site of the roadworks revealed the work was being carried out by United Utilities after a fault was discovered in an underground sewer. The Evening Mail has contacted United Utilities for a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Hillary Rally" Fizzles As DB Hits New Record Low; Volkswagen Slammed; Oil Slides On Iran StatementEnters Corporate Bond Market in Post-Brexit Stimulus: Central bank to seek to b
"Hillary Rally" Fizzles As DB Hits New Record Low; Volkswagen Slammed; Oil Slides On Iran Statement
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Enters Corporate Bond Market in Post-Brexit Stimulus: Central bank to seek to buy notes issued by cos. including GE, United Utilities, Rio Tinto, according to list. Poland at Risk of Being Left Behind Cheap Debt on Refusal: Amundi, Pekao... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow road closed for up to three weeks after vintage clay water pipe burstsafter highways engineers discovered a clay pipe under the road. Although the o
Barrow road closed for up to three weeks after vintage clay water pipe bursts
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
after highways engineers discovered a clay pipe under the road. Although the ownership of the pipe remains unknown, with United Utilities confirming it does not belong to their network, Cumbria County Council is replacing the pipe to allow the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow road closed after vintage clay water pipe burstsafter highways engineers discovered a clay pipe under the road. Although the o
Barrow road closed after vintage clay water pipe bursts
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
after highways engineers discovered a clay pipe under the road. Although the ownership of the pipe remains unknown, with United Utilities confirming it does not belong to their network, Cumbria County Council is replacing the pipe to allow the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Environmental project suffers vandalismbut did not know why the damage was being caused. The project is a partnership
Environmental project suffers vandalism
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
but did not know why the damage was being caused. The project is a partnership involving Forestry Commission England, United Utilities, National Trust and Natural England which aims to allow Ennerdale’s landscape to evolve naturally. A... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Expensive cars submerged in SEWAGE after flood in underground car parkitems to be checked, made safe and signed off for operation, and to allow the t
Expensive cars submerged in SEWAGE after flood in underground car park
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
items to be checked, made safe and signed off for operation, and to allow the team safe access inside. Read More “United Utilities have been requested to remove a large pump, deployed to clear the flood water, which is blocking the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mercedes, BMW and Maserati left ruined in Green Quarter underground car park after floodingother electrical items to be checked, made safe and signed off for operation, a
Mercedes, BMW and Maserati left ruined in Green Quarter underground car park after flooding
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
other electrical items to be checked, made safe and signed off for operation, and to allow the team safe access inside. “United Utilities have been requested to remove a large pump, deployed to clear the flood water, which is blocking the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Lake District World Heritage campaign shortlisted for top marketing awardHoulding have expressed their support for the bid alongside Julia Bradbury and
Lake District World Heritage campaign shortlisted for top marketing award
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Houlding have expressed their support for the bid alongside Julia Bradbury and local businesses such as James Cropper and United Utilities who played an active role in the engagement campaign. UNESCO will announce if the Lake District’s bid has... Read more
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CNET
Broadband's power-line pushof BPL. In 1999, for example, Nortel Networks, a telecommunications equipment m
Broadband's power-line push
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
of BPL. In 1999, for example, Nortel Networks, a telecommunications equipment maker, and the British energy company United Utilities abandoned a two-year BPL project. Because BPL uses the radio frequency signals sent over medium- and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Army of volunteers working to protect Ribble Valley riverworked to protect a Ribble Valley river from future erosion after nearby fencin
Army of volunteers working to protect Ribble Valley river
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
worked to protect a Ribble Valley river from future erosion after nearby fencing collapsed. More than 60 people from United Utilities and the Ribble Rivers Trust helped to restore a stretch of Bashall Brook which runs into the River Ribble... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Who are the north west's biggest businesses 2016?known as the Cube at its Speke headquarters.10. UNITED UTILITES GROUP PLC Brit
Who are the north west's biggest businesses 2016?
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
known as the Cube at its Speke headquarters.10. UNITED UTILITES GROUP PLC Britain’s largest listed water utility company United Utilities was named the most improved over the 2010–15 regulatory period. United Utilities provides water and... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Swimming teacher to swim length of Windermere for primary schoolGoodly Dale, the school her daughter Harriet attends, is small but has 'tonnes
Swimming teacher to swim length of Windermere for primary school
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Goodly Dale, the school her daughter Harriet attends, is small but has 'tonnes of heart and passion for sport'. In 2015, United Utilities provided it with an astro turf pitch but it now needs to be fenced and equipment such as netball posts,... Read more
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Bury Times
Permanent flood defences in place by 2021, action group tells residentsmeeting, which was held at the Bridge Methodist Church, comes after discussions
Permanent flood defences in place by 2021, action group tells residents
Bury Times / Posted 14 days ago
meeting, which was held at the Bridge Methodist Church, comes after discussions with Bury Council, the Environment Agency, United Utilities and other involved organisations. A council spokesman said that the plans are still being reviewed and that... Read more
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Bolton News
Permanent flood defences in place by 2021, action group tells residentsmeeting, which was held at the Bridge Methodist Church, comes after discussions
Permanent flood defences in place by 2021, action group tells residents
Bolton News / Posted 14 days ago
meeting, which was held at the Bridge Methodist Church, comes after discussions with Bury Council, the Environment Agency, United Utilities and other involved organisations. A council spokesman said that the plans are still being reviewed and that... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Legal 500 2016: Commercial property: Manchesteroffice and leisure building and acted for Whitbread on the expansion of its Pre
Legal 500 2016: Commercial property: Manchester
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
office and leisure building and acted for Whitbread on the expansion of its Premier Inn Hotels portfolio. DWF also advised United Utilities on the sale of a Manchester city centre office block. Recommended individuals include the “excellent” Anita... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Legal 500 2016: Dispute resolution - Commercial litigation: Manchester“excellent” team at DWF acts for clients such as WM Morrison, The Insolvency Se
Legal 500 2016: Dispute resolution - Commercial litigation: Manchester
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
“excellent” team at DWF acts for clients such as WM Morrison, The Insolvency Service, Leeds City Council, Lagardère Group, United Utilities Water, Booker Group and Serco Group. The “brilliant” Joel Heap heads the national team, which includes the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Residents to attend public meeting calling for weight restrictions on Barrow roadLane should be used instead. One Holbeck resident, who asked not to be named,
Residents to attend public meeting calling for weight restrictions on Barrow road
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Lane should be used instead. One Holbeck resident, who asked not to be named, said he had witnessed a large number of United Utilities tankers using the road, to get to the water firm's treatment site in Rampside Road. A public meeting is due... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Gym chain seals UK's largest water supplier switchfor water billing at all of the company’s fitness centres. Water Plus, the new
Gym chain seals UK's largest water supplier switch
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 15 days ago
for water billing at all of the company’s fitness centres. Water Plus, the new joint venture between Severn Trent and United Utilities, will also provide a water efficiency plan for David Lloyd, which will include the installation of automated... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Residents worried about burst water main on Blackburn streetUNITED Utilities is investigating a water mains burst in Blackburn. A resident
Residents worried about burst water main on Blackburn street
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
UNITED Utilities is investigating a water mains burst in Blackburn. A resident of Pilmuir Road said that around 1pm a water pipe burst in the street, producing what he described as a "fountain." He also stated that water pressure has dropped in... Read more
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Bury Times
UPDATE: Road could be shut for two weeks after deep hole appearsappeared in the middle of the A665 Radcliffe New Road opposite its junction wit
UPDATE: Road could be shut for two weeks after deep hole appears
Bury Times / Posted 16 days ago
appeared in the middle of the A665 Radcliffe New Road opposite its junction with Leicester Road in Whitefield. A collapsed United Utilities sewer/manhole cover is the suspected cause. The road will be closed for approximately two weeks between... Read more
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Bury Times
UPDATE: Road closed after deep hole appearsappeared in the middle of the A665 Radcliffe New Road opposite its junction wit
UPDATE: Road closed after deep hole appears
Bury Times / Posted 16 days ago
appeared in the middle of the A665 Radcliffe New Road opposite its junction with Leicester Road in Whitefield. A collapsed United Utilities sewer/manhole cover is the suspected cause. The road will be closed for approximately two weeks between... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Homes left without water after a leakHOMES in Burnley have been left without water after a leak. United Utilities W
Homes left without water after a leak
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
HOMES in Burnley have been left without water after a leak. United Utilities Water Limited customers in BB12 have been affected due to a pipe issue in Warwick Drive. An inspector has notified a team of engineers who are now en route to deal with... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Why has this stream turned bright green?on Adswood Park, off Councillor Lane, on Monday. The water has changed colour
Why has this stream turned bright green?
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
on Adswood Park, off Councillor Lane, on Monday. The water has changed colour due to a dye purposely put in the stream by United Utilities Read More It sparked a conversation on social media as to what the cause of it could be. There were many... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Busy road in Whitefield shut after sink hole appearsspokesman for Bury Council said: “A665 Radcliffe New Road will be closed until
Busy road in Whitefield shut after sink hole appears
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
spokesman for Bury Council said: “A665 Radcliffe New Road will be closed until investigations have taken place by United Utilities. The bus companies and emergency services have been notified. “We apologise for any inconvenience caused... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Rabbits and cats tortured by gang of 40 thugs, Bury sinkhole, Metrolink delayson Radcliffe New Road opposite the junction with Leicester Road and members of
Rabbits and cats tortured by gang of 40 thugs, Bury sinkhole, Metrolink delays
Manchester Evening News / Posted 17 days ago
on Radcliffe New Road opposite the junction with Leicester Road and members of Bury council suspect the collapse of a United Utilities sewer/manhole is the cause. An emergency closure has been put in place on A665 Radcliffe New Road between... Read more
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Bury Times
New flood defences promised as extent of Boxing Day horror revealedis under way and this scheme will become a reality.” Action is being taken by
New flood defences promised as extent of Boxing Day horror revealed
Bury Times / Posted 17 days ago
is under way and this scheme will become a reality.” Action is being taken by the Environment Agency, Bury Council, and United Utilities to repair or replace river channel walls in Nuttall Park, Ramsbottom, and explore possible flood resistance... Read more
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Bury Times
Road closed after deep hole appearshole has appeared in the middle of the A665 Radcliffe New Road opposite its jun
Road closed after deep hole appears
Bury Times / Posted 17 days ago
hole has appeared in the middle of the A665 Radcliffe New Road opposite its junction with Leicester Road. A collapsed United Utilities sewer/manhole cover is the suspected cause. An emergency road closure has been put in place on A665... Read more
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Bury Times
Council promises new flood defences as extent of Boxing Day deluge is revealedis under way and this scheme will become a reality.” Action is being taken by
Council promises new flood defences as extent of Boxing Day deluge is revealed
Bury Times / Posted 17 days ago
is under way and this scheme will become a reality.” Action is being taken by the Environment Agency, Bury Council, and United Utilities to repair or replace river channel walls in Nuttall Park, Ramsbottom, and explore possible flood resistance... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Windermere water quality boost worth £40m for popular Lakes attractionWATER quality at a hugely-popular Lake District attraction is set to be improve
Windermere water quality boost worth £40m for popular Lakes attraction
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
WATER quality at a hugely-popular Lake District attraction is set to be improved thanks to a £40m investment. United Utilities has revealed plans to lay a new 6.5km sewer and upgrade two local wastewater treatment works, in order to significantly... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Water quality boost worth £40m for popular Lakes attractionWATER quality at a hugely-popular Lake District attraction is set to be improve
Water quality boost worth £40m for popular Lakes attraction
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
WATER quality at a hugely-popular Lake District attraction is set to be improved thanks to a £40m investment. United Utilities has revealed plans to lay a new 6.5km sewer and upgrade two local wastewater treatment works, in order to significantly... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
United Utilities announces £40 million scheme to improve Windermere's water qualityUNITED Utilities has announced a £40 million scheme to improve water quality in
United Utilities announces £40 million scheme to improve Windermere's water quality
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
UNITED Utilities has announced a £40 million scheme to improve water quality in Windermere. The project will see the company lay a new 6.5km sewer and upgrade two local wastewater treatment works, in order to significantly reduce the amount of... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Major conservation work to transform Peak District moorlandof atmospheric pollution and wildfires. MoorLIFE 2020 is funded by a grant of
Major conservation work to transform Peak District moorland
Derbyshire Times / Posted 21 days ago
of atmospheric pollution and wildfires. MoorLIFE 2020 is funded by a grant of €12 million from the EU’s LIFE fund, as well as significant contributions from three major utility companies, Severn Trent Water, United Utilities and Yorkshir... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Burst water main affected homes in Grangepoor pressure. HOMES in Grange are without running water or have poor water pr
Burst water main affected homes in Grange
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
poor pressure. HOMES in Grange are without running water or have poor water pressure due to a burst pipe. Engineers from United Utilities were called out last night to restore supply to properties in the LA11 postcode. The company said a burst... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Burst water main affecting homes in GrangeHOMES in Grange are without running water or have poor water pressure due to a
Burst water main affecting homes in Grange
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
HOMES in Grange are without running water or have poor water pressure due to a burst pipe. Engineers from United Utilities are working to restore supply to properties in the LA11 postcode this evening. The company said a burst water main in... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Old Trafford office block soldin Old Trafford has increased by 50 per cent since 2011 and nearby occupiers to
Old Trafford office block sold
Manchester Evening News / Posted 23 days ago
in Old Trafford has increased by 50 per cent since 2011 and nearby occupiers to 100 Talbot Road include Kellogg’s, United Utilities, Greater Manchester Police and Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council. Luke Wilson, senior surveyor in... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Crook hid in mud in attempt to evade policewas jailed for 35 weeks by Judge Barbara Forrester. Beccy McGregor, prosecutin
Crook hid in mud in attempt to evade police
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 23 days ago
was jailed for 35 weeks by Judge Barbara Forrester. Beccy McGregor, prosecuting, said security staff were employed at the United Utilities compound at a time when it was undergoing reconstruction. The alarm was raised at about 10pm after two... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Ofwat contacts water company over Runcorn sewage woeThe water regulator has contacted United Utilities to find out what it is doing
Ofwat contacts water company over Runcorn sewage woe
Liverpool Echo / Posted 23 days ago
The water regulator has contacted United Utilities to find out what it is doing to deal with problems involving leaking sewage blighting life for residents on the same close in Runcorn. An Ofwat spokesman said the organisation had not been aware of... Read more
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The News and Star
Would-be thief covered himself in mud in bid to hide from policewas jailed for 35 weeks by Judge Barbara Forrester. Beccy McGregor, prosecutin
Would-be thief covered himself in mud in bid to hide from police
The News and Star / Posted 24 days ago
was jailed for 35 weeks by Judge Barbara Forrester. Beccy McGregor, prosecuting, said security staff were employed at the United Utilities compound at a time when it was undergoing reconstruction. The alarm was raised at about 10pm after two... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Dyke man's business goes globala healthier, happier workforce. The business has since been used by clients su
Dyke man's business goes global
Forres Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
a healthier, happier workforce. The business has since been used by clients such as Bloomberg, Dentsu Aegis Network and United Utilities. In 2014, Ry was selected to be the first Scot to participate in the Google for Entrepreneurs and Blackbox... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Flood damage hits town centre businessin the area and water was coming along the road. “Their assessment was that it
Flood damage hits town centre business
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
in the area and water was coming along the road. “Their assessment was that it was a burst water main so they contacted United Utilities and engineers were sent out to the scene to deal with the incident. “The firefighters placed barriers in... Read more
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Pendle Today
Flooded businesses and emergency works after burst Nelson water mainEmergency repairs are set to be carried out to a burst water main in Nelson whi
Flooded businesses and emergency works after burst Nelson water main
Pendle Today / Posted 27 days ago
Emergency repairs are set to be carried out to a burst water main in Nelson which caused flooding to businesses. United Utilities said the burst water main occurred on the junction of Railway Street and Broadway close to the Station Hotel and bus... Read more
27d
express
Taxi firm owner stunned after being slapped with £315k WATER BILLletter demanding the sky-high payment for just three months’ worth of water at
Taxi firm owner stunned after being slapped with £315k WATER BILL
express / Posted 27 days ago
letter demanding the sky-high payment for just three months’ worth of water at their rank in Burnage, Manchester. Supplier United Utilities apologies for the "admin error" and revealed to co-owner Umar Raja that the correct amount should have read... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Burst water main causes flooding alert in town centrein the area and water was coming along the road. "Their assessment was that it
Burst water main causes flooding alert in town centre
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
in the area and water was coming along the road. "Their assessment was that it was a burst water main so they contacted United Utilities and engineers were sent out to the scene to deal with the incident. "The firefighters placed barriers in... Read more
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Bury Times
Flood victims urged to work with action group at meetingRadcliffe Residents Flood Action Group will be feeding back information gleaned
Flood victims urged to work with action group at meeting
Bury Times / Posted 27 days ago
Radcliffe Residents Flood Action Group will be feeding back information gleaned from their discussions with Bury Council, United Utilities, the Environment Agency, and other organisations. Residents will also have the opportunity to share their... Read more
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Bolton News
Flood victims urged to share views on response to Boxing Day delugeweek. The Residents Flood Action Group will be feeding back information gleane
Flood victims urged to share views on response to Boxing Day deluge
Bolton News / Posted 27 days ago
week. The Residents Flood Action Group will be feeding back information gleaned from their discussions with Bury Council, United Utilities, the Environment Agency, and other organisations. Residents – including those from the Stoneclough area... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
United Utilities joins worldwide partnership to boost water innovationWarrington-based water company United Utilities has been named as the only UK f
United Utilities joins worldwide partnership to boost water innovation
Manchester Evening News / Posted 28 days ago
Warrington-based water company United Utilities has been named as the only UK firm in a new international innovation partnership. ino3W has been set up to promote innovation in the global water industry. The partnership aims to enable new water... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Naturally occuring minerals were dislodged because of pipe repairTuesday. They said the disruption in the pipes caused sediment and minerals to
Naturally occuring minerals were dislodged because of pipe repair
Liverpool Echo / Posted 28 days ago
Tuesday. They said the disruption in the pipes caused sediment and minerals to dislodge which has led to the brown water. United Utilities is unsure how many residents were affected. A spokesperson for United Utilities said it should be back to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
What would await Everton and their fans 'Down The Dock Road'?it will take time for it to happen – it would probably be five years before the
What would await Everton and their fans 'Down The Dock Road'?
Liverpool Echo / Posted 28 days ago
it will take time for it to happen – it would probably be five years before the stadium was built.” THAT SMELL UP THE ROADUnited Utilities Liverpool wastewater treatment works. Such a waterfront location, which is within striking distance of the... Read more
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