Northumbrian unveils green investment beyond national programme pledge

Northumbrian Water has pledged £2m over and above its Water Industry National Environment Programme package to fund improvements to rivers, streams, lakes, reservoirs, wetlands, beaches and coastline by 2025.

The investment is part of an ambitions five-year plan package to improve the environment. Other features are:

  • By 2025, to be a leader in the sustainable use of natural resources through achieving zero avoidable waste.

  • To be carbon neutral by 2027.

  • Zero pollutions as a result of its operations

  • The best beaches and rivers in the country.

Group Commercial Director at Northumbrian Water, Graham Southall, said: “We are committed to looking after and improving the environment and this is demonstrated in our ambitious goals.”