Latest news

Work starts on sewer improvements in Exeter

South West Water has started work to improve a section of the sewerage network on Topsham Road in Exeter.

23/06/2020

Work starts on sewer upgrade in Bishop Tawton

A scheme to replace a section of sewer in Bishop Tawton to increase resilience and improve the service to residents and businesses will start next week.

12/06/2020

Tap water is precious – use less, save more

The recent warm, dry weather, coupled with people spending more time at home and in the garden, is increasing demand for water across the region.

29/05/2020

Vandals damage important water infrastructure

South West Water is urging members of the public to help protect essential water supply infrastructure by reporting vandalism.

23/04/2020

Plymouth’s water supply given extra protection against drought

South West Water has started essential work to build a new pumping station to protect the water supply in Plymouth during dry weather.

21/04/2020

Local businesses encouraged to help ‘stop the block’ in Braunton

South West Water is launching its Think Sink campaign for businesses in Braunton this month to remind food service establishments of their responsibilities regarding the proper disposal of fat, oil, grease and food waste.

09/03/2020

Major sewer upgrade in Carbis Bay is now complete

A major scheme to upgrade sections of sewer in Carbis Bay to improve the service to residents and businesses has now been completed, three weeks ahead of schedule.

04/03/2020

Local businesses encouraged to help ‘stop the block’ in Brixham

South West Water is launching its Think Sink campaign for businesses in Brixham this month to remind food service establishments of their responsibilities regarding the proper disposal of fat, oil, grease and food waste.

02/03/2020

South West Water urges committee chair to maintain pressure on funding to tackle invasives

South West Water is calling on the new chair of the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) to help tackle the problem of invasive non-native species.

12/02/2020

LOWER BILLS FOR SOUTH WEST WATER CUSTOMERS

The average South West Water bill for 2020/21 will be £20 less than the current year – the lowest it has been in thirteen years.

06/02/2020

Local businesses encouraged to help ‘stop the block’ in Looe and Polperro

South West Water is launching its Think Sink campaign for businesses in Looe and Polperro next month (February) to remind food service establishments of their responsibilities regarding the proper disposal of fat, oil, grease and food waste.

31/01/2020

Carbis Bay road closure to be removed ahead of schedule

South West Water will be removing its road closure on St Ives Road this Friday (31 January) – almost two weeks earlier than originally planned.

30/01/2020