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Glas Cymru celebrates 15th anniversary

Welsh Water’s parent company, Glas Cymru Holdings Cyf, is today celebrating 15 years since buying the water and sewerage company on 11th May 2001 and creating the first - and still only - not-for-profit water company in England and Wales.


Welsh Water customers support WaterAid

Residents in Dolgarrog and nearby areas in Conwy have been keeping warm and raising money for charity at the same time over the past four months thanks to construction work by Welsh Water in the area.


Welsh Water to invest £1.1 million to upgrade water main in Holyhead

Welsh Water is set to invest £1.1 million to upgrade the water network in Holyhead which will ensure customers continue to receive a first class, reliable supply of tap water for decades to come.


Welsh Water tops the industry in supporting house building

Welsh Water is continuing to lead the market when it comes to supporting development according to independent findings by Water UK.


Sewer worker’s invention saves Welsh Water thousands

A Welsh Water employee from Tonteg is saving the company thousands of pounds and improving services for 1.4 million customers, all from his own garden shed.


Alastair Lyons appointed as Chairman of Glas Cymru

Glas Cymru Holdings Cyf. - the owner of water company, Dŵr Cymru (Welsh Water) - today announces that Alastair Lyons CBE has been appointed to become a member of the Board from 1 May 2016 and will take over as Chairman after the company’s AGM on 8 July 2016. He will succeed the current Chairman, Robert Ayling, who announced last year that he planned to stand down this summer.


International Women's Day 2016

Today (March 8) is International Women's Day, a globally recognised day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women everywhere. We'd like to introduce you to a few of the women in our business who help us provide such a valuable service to our customers.


Glas Cymru confirms changes to its structure

The Board of Glas Cymru, which owns Welsh Water, has today confirmed that it has changed the structure of the Glas Cymru Group following approval from its Members at a recent Extraordinary General Meeting and a Scheme of Arrangement in the High Court.