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  • Human hand holding globe and water pouring on it.
    Ways to stay water savvy this summer

    Summer has well and truly arrived this week – with temperatures reaching a scorching 35ºC and higher in some parts of the UK. As temperatures begin to climb, our water usage can go up too, and coupled with reduced rainfall during the summer this can put a big strain on our water supplies. Luckily there … Continued

  • Life without plastic written on a clear reusable water bottle. The water bottle is held at the beach overlooking the ocean
    Get your fill of tap water on National Refill Day

    Have you got the bottle to help turn the tide on plastic pollution? Great – then we’d love you to support National Refill Day on Wednesday (19 June). It’s a chance to show we’re all determined to reduce the millions of single-use plastic bottles that end up polluting our environment by opting to carry a … Continued

  • A blooming great garden without the need to splash out

    The Chelsea flower show has certainly given us garden envy this week and we hope it has inspired you to think about getting out and about in the garden too. With an extra-long weekend in store for many of us, thanks to the Bank Holiday, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about getting your … Continued

  • Small actions make a big difference for people with dementia

    Today marks the start of Dementia Action Week, which aims to highlight the simple things we can all do to help improve the lives of those affected by dementia. Around 850,000 people in the UK currently live with the disease and someone is diagnosed every three minutes. That means there’s a good chance you’ll know … Continued

  • Marathon Man Mike: Going the extra mile for WaterAid

    Our head of policy and research Mike Keil will be pounding the streets of Edinburgh later this month in a marathon effort to raise money for a charity close to his and CCWater’s heart – WaterAid. Having clocked up more than 500 miles during training, the father-of-three explains why it’s been worth every ache and … Continued

  • Landlords – make sure you keep ‘on tap’ of regulations

    At our recent public meeting in Wrexham we talked about specific legislation introduced to help reduce water debt amongst renters in Wales, four years ago. Since the 1 April the legislation also applies to some new parts of mid Wales and customers serviced by Hafren Dyfrdwy. So this is a good time to stop and … Continued