Latest news (Capital programmes)

Work starts on sewer upgrade in Bishop Tawton

A scheme to replace a section of sewer in Bishop Tawton to increase resilience and improve the service to residents and businesses will start next week.

12/06/2020

Plymouth’s water supply given extra protection against drought

South West Water has started essential work to build a new pumping station to protect the water supply in Plymouth during dry weather.

21/04/2020

Major sewer upgrade in Carbis Bay is now complete

A major scheme to upgrade sections of sewer in Carbis Bay to improve the service to residents and businesses has now been completed, three weeks ahead of schedule.

04/03/2020

Carbis Bay road closure to be removed ahead of schedule

South West Water will be removing its road closure on St Ives Road this Friday (31 January) – almost two weeks earlier than originally planned.

30/01/2020

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

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

£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

Mayflower marks million-hour milestone

Workers building a new £60million state-of-the-art water treatment works for Plymouth and the surrounding area raised their hard hats in celebration to mark a million hours worked since construction started.

28/02/2019

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.

26/02/2019

£2million sewer upgrade to benefit Dawlish

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

12/10/2018