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Children to discover the value of water with exciting new educational visitor centre

South West Water is mixing education with enjoyment in a new interactive visitor centre designed to teach children and future generations about the value of water.

30/07/2021

South West Water to protect excellent bathing waters in Dawlish

As part of an ongoing commitment to protect the environment, reduce pollution and protect bathing waters, South West Water has begun work on a scheme to upgrade parts of the sewerage network in Dawlish.

23/07/2021

South West Water Green Recovery investment creating 500 new jobs

South West Water is pleased to welcome the decision of its Green Recovery Initiative by the regulator Ofwat.

15/07/2021

Devon schoolchildren set to benefit from South West Water grant

Hundreds of pupils across 12 Devon primary schools will benefit from assemblies designed to inspire young people and destigmatise mental health, thanks to funding from South West Water.

14/07/2021

£1.6million boost for bathing water quality in the South West

Bathing water quality at four of the region’s beaches is set to improve following a £1.6million investment by South West Water.

17/06/2021

South West Water says now is the time to create a “green jobs” G7 legacy

Pennon report on behalf of the Great South West shows Devon and Cornwall need “levelling up” just as much as the so-called “Red Wall” South West has lowest levels of productivity in UK

09/06/2021

South West Water celebrates 100,000 trees landmark

Back in 2019, South West Water announced ambitious plans to plant at least 100,000 trees by 2030.

01/06/2021

New South West Water educational resources help bring G7 alive for schoolchildren

Schoolchildren across Cornwall, the UK and the world are being taught the importance of the G7 Summit and its impact on their future thanks to a volunteer-led international programme supported by South West Water.

28/05/2021

Help protect Bude Canal for future generations

Bude Canal is a haven for wildlife and supports a range of recreational activities and businesses – but the presence of Zebra mussels is a concern for this unique historical waterway.

20/05/2021

Bude Canal Zebra mussel Workshop

Bude canal is a unique historical feature in Cornwall and is a much valued asset by locals and visitors. It is a haven for wildlife and supports a range of recreational activities and businesses.

20/05/2021

SOUTH WEST WATER ONE STEP CLOSER TO CREATING 500 NEW JOBS

South West Water is pleased to welcome the key draft decision of its Green Recovery Initiative by the regulator Ofwat.

17/05/2021

Mammoth fatberg removed from Plymouth sewer

A massive build-up of hardened fat, oil and wet wipes the same length as the height of the Arc de Triomphe has been removed from a sewer in Plymouth.

22/04/2021