Latest news (Capital programmes)

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

£21million investment benefits region’s rivers and shellfish

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

22/06/2018

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.

23/05/2018

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.

21/03/2018