Ilfracombe sewer network gets a spring clean

A build-up of fat, food waste and other debris will be sucked from the sewers beneath Ilfracombe over the next few weeks.

17/04/2014

Green light for business plan

South West Water's business plan for 2015-20 today received a big vote of confidence from Ofwat, the independent industry regulator.

04/04/2014

Seaton pupils get an A+ for H2O on World Water Day

Pupils at Seaton Primary School in East Devon have been learning how to purify water in the build up to World Water Day this Saturday (22 March).

21/03/2014

Enjoy the scenery safely

Reservoirs are beautiful - but can also be dangerous.

20/03/2014

South West Water outlines investment and pricing plan to 2020

South West Water has taken another step to keep bills as low as possible while continuing to invest heavily in improved services.

17/03/2014

Top hotel helps out with essential maintenance to tank

A bespoke water pumping station has been installed in the grounds of Tregenna Castle Hotel, St Ives, to keep customers in water during a major maintenance project.

07/03/2014

Apprenticeships lead to permanent jobs for hard-working trio

Three talented apprentices from South West Water have been rewarded for their hard work by being offered permanent roles.

28/02/2014

Plymouth firm fined again for putting public water supply at risk

A Plymouth firm has been convicted for a second time for illegally taking water from South West Water's network.

18/02/2014

Water company's hidden underground Cold War bunker for sale

A secret underground emergency bunker, built to protect essential services in the event of a nuclear war, is being auctioned by water and sewerage company South West Water.

13/02/2014

We're freezing prices and investing in services

South West Water plans to invest almost £160million in improving its services in 2014-15, and freeze standard tariffs and standing charges for all our household and business customers until April 2015.

10/02/2014

Peat bog restoration work holds back water, scientists say

Restoration of peat bogs on Exmoor has resulted in a third less water leaving the moorland during heavy rainfall compared with three years ago, a new study shows.

06/02/2014

Improvement work continues in Westward Ho!

A £100,000 scheme to improve Westward Ho's sewer network will restart next week.

30/01/2014