Tiny mite could prove a ‘mighty’ weapon in the fight against one of the UK’s most invasive weeds

Scientists are stepping up the fight against one of the UK’s most invasive non-native aquatic weeds and an old garden favourite.

12/09/2018

SOUTH WEST WATER PLEDGES LOWER BILLS, EXTRA INVESTMENT & SHARES FOR CUSTOMERS IN RADICAL ‘NEW DEAL’

Bills to be lower by 2025 than in 2010 £1billion+ to improve services and protect the environment £20million stake for customers, plus enhanced scheme to share success

03/09/2018

Weekly dry weather update: 16 August 2018

Our customers have been helping save water this summer. South West Water is inviting customers to share their tips for saving water in the garden to be in with a chance of winning one of 30 free water butts.

16/08/2018

Weekly dry weather update: 10 August 2018

New figures released by South West Water show how demand for water skyrocketed in July, following a month of near record-breaking temperatures.

10/08/2018

Explore behind the scenes at South West Water this September

South West Water is inviting the public to explore behind the scenes during England’s largest celebration of culture and heritage. The company is offering an exciting opportunity to explore local heritage sites including England’s first hydro-electricity station and a pumping station which operates underneath the feet of beach...

07/08/2018

Weekly dry weather update: 2 August 2018

Recent rainfall has temporarily reduced demand for water, giving South West Water’s treatment works, pumps and staff a welcome respite after weeks of hot, dry weather.

02/08/2018

Weekly dry weather update: 26 July 2018

After weeks of hot, dry weather and increased demand for water, the region’s total reservoir storage has dipped below last summer’s levels for the first time this year.

26/07/2018

Weekly dry weather update: 20 July 2018

As the region prepares to welcome millions of holidaymakers over the school summer break, South West Water is asking everyone to use water wisely.

20/07/2018

Weekly dry weather update: 13 July 2018

Water is always a precious resource and we encourage our customers to use it wisely, whatever the weather. This helps to keep customer bills down and protects the environment.

13/07/2018

Weekly dry weather update: 6 July 2018

Water is always a precious resource and we encourage our customers to use it wisely, whatever the weather. This not only helps the environment but also helps to keep customer bills down.

06/07/2018

Gold award for sustainable rain garden

Image credits: RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Devon garden designer Tom Simpson has struck gold with his first show garden supported by South West Water at the first day of the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show yesterday (Monday 3 July). The South West Water Green Garden showcases attributes of a sustainable rain garden,...

03/07/2018

Use water wisely as demand rises and South West Water steps up supply

South West Water has been producing an extra 54 million litres of water a day on average to meet the increased demand from customers across Devon and Cornwall as a result of the heatwave, and is asking customers to use water wisely.

29/06/2018