Blog - South West Water

Welcome to 2022’s Water Saving Week!

Welcome to 2022’s Water Saving Week! Water Saving Week is an annual event to raise awareness of the issues and challenges around water and its use. It’s the brainchild of Waterwise UK. Waterwise UK is an independent organisation which shares ideas, promotes efficient products and services, and champions initiatives which will help...

Marcus’ guide to biodiversity at a wastewater treatment works!

What comes to mind when you think of wastewater treatment works? Flowers, ducklings and bees? No? Our Marcus is one of our Catchment Operators based in Crediton, and he’s got an amazing ability to see life and beauty wherever he looks on site. “It’s amazing what you can see if you just stop and really look for a while,” he...

No horsing around here! Our Amber helps farmers all over the region.

Have you ever just stopped and marvelled at the patchwork fields that blanket the South West’s hills? Whether it be the bright, almost glowing, green grazing fields; the garish yellow rapeseed fields; the warm gold wheat fields; or the promise that lies in a freshly ploughed one – the landscape just wouldn’t be the same without...

Can a river have a voice?

Saving water is an increasingly important thing for us all to do. For those living alongside bodies of water, the river, lake, or sea becomes an integral part of their lives. And the effects of climate change and the increasing demand on supply is becoming dramatically evident to them. Isabel and Sally, from The Bioregional Learning...