2019 News (Waste water services)

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.


£2million Dawlish sewer upgrade continues

South West Water is launching the second phase of a £2million scheme to improve the sewer network in Dawlish this month (May 2019).


Work to clear Devon’s largest fatberg finishes

A giant fatberg lurking under a Devon seaside town has been successfully removed.


Work starts on £1.4million flood alleviation scheme in Plymstock

A £1.4million scheme to protect homes and roads from flooding in Plymstock starts next month.


Devon’s ‘largest ever’ fatberg discovered in Sidmouth sewer

An unwanted Christmas present of hardened fat, oil and wet-wipes longer than six double-decker buses, has been discovered in a Sidmouth sewer under The Esplanade.