Help ‘stop the block’ in the South West

South West Water is bringing its Love Your Loo and Think Sink campaigns to seven new areas this month to encourage everyone only to flush the 3Ps – pee, paper and poo – and to dispose of cooking oil, fat and grease in the kitchen bin.

03/06/2019

BeachWise helps visitors to enjoy South West beaches

The weather is hotting up and with the spring bank holiday just around the corner the BeachWise coastal community partnership has the perfect online tool to promote safe, enjoyable fun on the beach.

23/05/2019

Making every drop count during Water Saving Week and beyond

Water Saving Week brought out the competitive nature in staff and directors at South West Water who took on the challenge to use less than 100 litres a day (per person in household).

23/05/2019

£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).

23/05/2019

Giant crayfish sculpture installed at Roadford reservoir

Roadford reservoir has an eye-catching new resident – a six-foot wooden sculpture of an American signal crayfish.

13/05/2019

Making every drop count during Water Saving Week and beyond

South West Water staff are setting a good example during Water Saving Week by reducing their own water use.

24/04/2019

Exmouth café joins the growing ReFill Revolution to combat pollution from plastic bottles

The Sundowners café in Exmouth is the latest location in Devon to join a growing campaign which reduces pollution from discarded plastic bottles by allowing people to top-up their refillable bottles with free tap water.

09/04/2019

Work to clear Devon’s largest fatberg finishes

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

28/03/2019

Don’t put public water supply at risk or you could face prosecution, warns South West Water

South West Water is urging businesses not to steal water from its public supply network or they could run the risk of prosecution. A standpipe hire service is available instead.

25/03/2019

Meet Doug: The tunnelling dragon speeding up roadworks in Plymouth

Doug, a tunnelling ‘dragon’, is helping to speed up construction work and prevent road closures in Plymouth. Doug, a tunnelling hand shield named by year 6 pupil Rosie Denham at Lipson Vale Primary School, is being put to work for South West Water’s ongoing Lipson Vale bathing water scheme, part of a £28m investment in Plymouth’s...

15/03/2019

South West Water wins top customer service award

South West Water has been recognised for excellent customer service at the 2019 UK Customer Satisfaction Awards.

08/03/2019

South West Water leads ReFill revolution to combat plastic pollution

South West Water is making 3,000 refillable bottles available to communities in Devon and Cornwall in a bid to combat pollution from single-use plastic bottles.

04/03/2019