Water companies are failing to convince enough households that their bills are fair and they provide value for money, according to a consumer group.
Water firms could be barred from making shareholder payouts under new measures unveiled by the industry regulator to ensure they remain financially robust and protect customer interests.
Residents in the north-east are being urged to take care around water to reduce the risk of accidents.
A call has been made for children to be taught about the dangers of cold water shock as figures suggest the number of young people accidentally drowning rose by almost a quarter last year.
Tests have shown water at a school where several current and former teachers have been diagnosed with cancer is safe to drink, the Education Secretary has insisted.
A new initiative at Scotland’s national golf open aims to cut the use of plastic water bottles by up to 80%.
Aberdeen's newest academy has been forced to close this morning due to an issue with its water supply.
Fresh and clear tap water is something we take for granted in a country where rainfall is plentiful. But, to provide an uninterrupted supply of great tasting, high quality water is no mean feat.
Aberdeen could be among a host of places in Scotland to benefit from hi-tech public taps as part of a bid to encourage people to drink more water.
A north-east road has been closed after a water pipe burst in a restaurant.
A north-east is giving out free bottled water to residents affected by shortages in private supplies.
Water levels below the earth’s surface are at their lowest for 10 years in parts of the north-east, according to an environmental body.
As mercury continues to rise across the north-east, residents have been urged to conserve water.
A safety group has called for people in Aberdeen to think about how to keep secure around water.
Eels exposed to low levels of cocaine in rivers and other fresh water bodies could be getting hyperactive and suffering with muscle damage, according to new research.
Scientists have identified a new way to detect harmful metals in water: using sound waves to levitate droplets in mid air.
A four-wheeled robot named Husky has been helping villagers carry water in a remote part of India.
The World Health Organisation has announced it is to review the potential risks of plastic in drinking water after studies found micro particles in popular bottled brands.
A number of homes in the North-east have this afternoon lost their water supply due to a burst main.
A new low-cost sensor which tests drinking water for arsenic in just one minute could protect millions of people from dying.
Could an exploding egg damage your hearing? That’s what two engineers sought to find out in a series of experiments that involved heating hard-boiled eggs in a microwave.
Divining rods are still being used by water companies to locate underground pipes in the UK despite there being no scientific evidence that this archaic method works, an Oxford University scientist has found.
Offshore workers were banned from drinking the tap water on their platform after it was found to be contaminated with diesel – but were told to keep showering in it.
A food watchdog has issued a product recall notice for a North-east manufactured flavoured still water.
Residents have been warned they could face up to eight weeks of disruption to their water supply as a result of the Aberdeen bypass.
Homes in an area of Aberdeen have been left with no water supply after a water main burst.
A dog has died after it fell off a bridge into a North-east river.
Although Mars is now pretty dry, scientists have just found evidence that it might have been wetter in the past than anyone had thought.
Two areas in the North-east are being investigated by an environmental body after failing to meet water standards.
A big-hearted Aberdeen airport worker has swapped the duty free shop for an African village as part of a programme to bring water to the world's poorest people.