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New partnership provides people with disabilities the cha-cha-chance to dance

An award-winning Plymouth-based dance company is providing classes for people with disabilities thanks to a new partnership.


Exeter based Pennon Group’s results show continued support for region’s communities, customers and environment

Pennon Group, owner of South West Water, has today announced its Full Year Results with good momentum delivering on its strategy, providing ongoing support to customers and continued investment in protecting and enhancing the South West’s environment.


South West Water proud to support the return of Exeter Pride

Exeter Pride has announced a new partnership with South West Water that will see free drinking water for attendees at this year’s event.


South West Water accelerates funding to support regional Levelling Up plans

South West Water has committed a total of almost £10 million of funding to unlock the South West’s levelling up ambitions by helping offset the impact of future housing development in the Rivers Axe and Camel catchments. This includes £5.3 million of investment which has been delivered as well as a further £4.5 million which is a...


Pennon Group Welcomes Bristol Water

Exeter based company Pennon has today welcomed Bristol Water to the Group. Bristol Water joins the group comprising of South West Water, Bournemouth Water and Pennon Water Services serving 3.1 million customers across the Greater South West.


Charity redistributes nearly £1 million of food to families in need across Devon and Cornwall

A local charity redistributed the equivalent of £993,000 worth of food in 2021 to people and families in need, which would otherwise have been wasted.


Local community cause is cooking up a storm thanks to new funding

A fantastic local cause providing activities, support and hot meals for people in Cornwall has been boosted thanks to a new cooker bought with funding from South West Water’s Neighbourhood Fund.


Charity providing companionship for the elderly is one of over 50 good causes to receive South West Water funding in 2021

A charity providing activities and support for the elderly in the fight against loneliness and isolation has been awarded vital funding by South West Water’s Neighbourhood Fund.


Exeter based Pennon Group’s results show continued support for the South West and communities across the region

Pennon Group, owner of South West Water, has today issued Half Year results with a resilient performance as Pennon continues to invest in the region, tackle climate change and protect and enhance the natural environment.


Football’s future stars are dressed for success thanks to South West Water funding

A local under 6’s football team is dressed for success with a brand-new training kit from funding awarded by South West Water.


South West Water holds the water industry’s first customer AGM

South West Water has held the water industry’s first ever Customer AGM, as part of its innovative and pioneering WaterShare+ scheme. The scheme was built with a commitment to holding a Customer AGM, with this year’s event taking place at Pynes Water Treatment Works in Exeter on Wednesday 10 November.


Exeter rugby team look the part thanks to South West Water grant for new shirts

A local U13’s rugby team can smarten up after matches thanks to new match dinner shirts from funding awarded by South West Water.