The construction phase of this project is now complete.

There may still be updates, so the project will remain here. We are still monitoring the project and will reply to any comments. So if you have any questions please feel free to comment or contact us here.



We are working together with the community to reduce the risk of future flooding in areas of Ovingham through our Rainwise initiative.

Help and support


If you require further information or advice, please call the Customer Centre on 0345 717 1100 and they will be happy arrange a member of the project team to call you back. Alternatively you can contact the project team directly by using the Contact us page or leaving a comment on the project activity feed.

You can also follow Northumbrian Water on twitter @nwater_care and @NorthumbrianH20.

Work in your Community

Work in a business that supports your community

At Northumbrian Water, we work to make a difference in your community.

Have you considered a career that can help you do the same?

As well as the teams you see working in your streets, we have people doing a wide range of jobs that support that work to deliver the best possible water and sewerage services across the North East.

You can find out more about careers with Northumbrian Water and check out the latest vacancies by following the link below.