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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...
SOUTH WEST WATER’S PLAN GETS GREEN LIGHT FROM OFWAT & SETS “A NEW STANDARD FOR THE SECTOR”
South West Water’s 2020-25 business plan today got the thumbs up from industry regulator Ofwat, who said it “set a new standard for the sector”. Customers can look forward to lower bills, further investment, a unique share offering and more control in how the water company is run.
BEACHWISE: Cornwall’s bathing waters score a 100% pass rate against tougher new standards for the third consecutive year
For the third year running, 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.