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South West Water completes £2 million sewer upgrade to benefit Dawlish

South West Water has completed the second and final phase of its £2 million scheme to improve the sewer network in Dawlish.

23/01/2020

Work completed on new scheme to protect against flooding in Plymstock

South West Water has completed a £1.4million scheme to protect homes and roads from flooding in Plymstock.

16/01/2020

Work to start on sewer replacement in Woolwell

South West Water will begin work later this month to replace a section of sewer on Tavistock Road in Plymouth to improve the service to residents in the area.

10/01/2020

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

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

03/01/2020

Work starts on major sewer upgrade in Carbis Bay

A major scheme to upgrade sections of sewer in Carbis Bay to improve the service to residents and businesses starts next month.

27/12/2019

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

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

16/12/2019

South West Water marks National Tree Week with promise to plant 100,000 trees

South West Water is announcing ambitious plans to plant at least 100,000 trees over the next 10 years.

20/11/2019

South West beaches clean up with best-ever bathing water quality results

All of Cornwall’s beaches have passed tough bathing water quality standards, according to figures published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs today.

13/11/2019

Wrap up your pipes to avoid problems this winter

Wrapping up your pipes now could save money in the long-term and prevent an unwelcome surprise this winter, advises South West Water.

29/10/2019

Local businesses encouraged to help ‘stop the block’ in Newton Abbot and Launceston

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

18/10/2019

Work completed on new scheme to protect Plymouth's bathing waters

South West Water has completed upgrade work on the sewer network in Lipson Vale to protect Plymouth's bathing waters.

15/10/2019

South West Water takes major step in controlling bursts and reducing service interruptions

South West Water has become the first UK water company to become self-sufficient in installing Advanced Valve Technologies’ (AVT) EZ Valve™ kits, acquiring new equipment and expertise to help control burst situations and reduce service interruptions to customers.

10/10/2019