Play your part, be water smart

As the region prepares to welcome millions of holidaymakers over the school summer break, South West Water is asking everyone to play their part and be water smart.


£10 million funding for pioneering new Centre for Resilience in Environment, Water and Waste announced

A £10.5 million investment will fund a pioneering new collaborative research centre, designed to solve some of the most pressing global environmental challenges of our time.


Enjoy the scenery safely

Reservoirs are beautiful – but can also be dangerous.  South West Water and South West Lakes Trust are appealing for visitors to reservoirs and lakes in the region to keep themselves safe.


South West Water and Recycle Devon encourage Exeter shoppers to show they’ve #GotTheBottle to prevent plastic pollution

As part of the award-winning ReFill campaign, South West Water is taking further steps to make tap water more freely available, helping to reduce litter from single-use plastic bottles and keep people healthy and hydrated when out and about.


Help ‘stop the block’ in the South West

South West Water is bringing its Love Your Loo and Think Sink campaigns to seven new areas this month to encourage everyone only to flush the 3Ps – pee, paper and poo – and to dispose of cooking oil, fat and grease in the kitchen bin.


BeachWise helps visitors to enjoy South West beaches

The weather is hotting up and with the spring bank holiday just around the corner the BeachWise coastal community partnership has the perfect online tool to promote safe, enjoyable fun on the beach.


Making every drop count during Water Saving Week and beyond

Water Saving Week brought out the competitive nature in staff and directors at South West Water who took on the challenge to use less than 100 litres a day (per person in household).


£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).


Giant crayfish sculpture installed at Roadford reservoir

Roadford reservoir has an eye-catching new resident – a six-foot wooden sculpture of an American signal crayfish.


Making every drop count during Water Saving Week and beyond

South West Water staff are setting a good example during Water Saving Week by reducing their own water use.


Exmouth café joins the growing ReFill Revolution to combat pollution from plastic bottles

The Sundowners café in Exmouth is the latest location in Devon to join a growing campaign which reduces pollution from discarded plastic bottles by allowing people to top-up their refillable bottles with free tap water.


Work to clear Devon’s largest fatberg finishes

A giant fatberg lurking under a Devon seaside town has been successfully removed.