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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

South West Water hosts dramatic rescue for fire service training

South West Water’s Munty water tower near Taunton was the scene of a dramatic rescue during a fire service rope rescue training exercise this month.

26/03/2021

Trees set to help improve water quality

An ambitious project to plant 40,000 trees to help improve bathing water quality in Combe Martin starts this month.

26/02/2021

Protect your pipes from bursts as the thaw arrives

As temperatures are expected to rise this weekend after a long period of cold weather, South West Water is reminding customers how to prevent leaks caused by frozen pipes thawing out.

12/02/2021

South West Water is building the future with record number of apprentices

South West Water is marking the start of National Apprenticeship Week with a commitment to offering 500 new apprenticeships in the next five years.

05/02/2021

SOUTH WEST WATER – PIONEERS OF A NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH CUSTOMERS – ANNOUNCES THAT AVERAGE BILLS WILL FALL IN 2021

Shaped by customers for customers, South West Water’s pioneering WaterShare+ scheme was launched at the end of 2020, giving customers a greater say and stake in the business.

03/02/2021

SOUTH WEST WATER TO CREATE UP TO 500 NEW JOBS TO HELP GREEN RECOVERY

South West Water has published its Green Recovery Initiative – a plan to create up to 500 new jobs and help the region’s economy recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.

01/02/2021

South West Water is looking to fund new water-saving projects

From drought tolerant gardens and water butts in community allotments to educational displays in schools, South West Water is looking to support local projects with its new £75,000-a-year Water-Saving Community Fund.

21/01/2021

Get ready for winter, advises South West Water

We’re all likely to be spending much more time at home this winter, and it’s important to be prepared for the colder weather ahead.

04/12/2020

South West Water to kick-start careers for region’s unemployed young people

South West Water is providing jobs for 50 unemployed young people across the region as part of the Government’s new Kickstart scheme.

02/12/2020

South West Water owner Pennon Group announces half-year results

Pennon Group, the owners of South West Water, announced their half-year results today. This is the company’s first financial announcement since 1 in 16 households in the South West became shareholders in the company last month.

24/11/2020

A new dawn for Mayflower and the end of an era for Crownhill

Today (Wednesday 4 November), a quarter of a million people in the Plymouth area will be drinking water produced by a new, state-of-the-art treatment works.

04/11/2020