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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.


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.


£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).


£21million investment benefits region’s rivers and shellfish

A £21million project to improve water quality in the region’s rivers has been successfully completed.


26million Plymouth wastewater upgrades complete

A £26million project to improve water quality in the Plymouth Sound and maintain excellent bathing water quality for the city’s two beaches has been successfully completed.


Make a difference this World Water Day

South West Water is donating £2 to WaterAid for every customer that responds to a public consultation on its business proposals for 2020-2025.


Le Molay-Littry Way (B3344), Bovey Tracey, now open

Le Molay-Littry Way (B3344), Bovey Tracey, has reopened to through traffic between Fore Street and Old Orchard.