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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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,...


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.


National award success for Love Your Loo campaign

A campaign urging customers to think before they flush has been crowned the winner of the Institute of Water National Innovation Award.


£21million investment benefits region’s rivers and shellfish

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


South West Water statement - Ofwat’s Freeze/Thaw report

     We appreciate the positive feedback from industry regulator Ofwat on how South West Water responded to the challenges faced by the ‘Beast from the East’ in early March, and fully recognise the inconvenience caused to those affected by disrupted water supplies.  The vast majority of customers, however, continued to receive an...


Major investment benefits South Devon’s tap water

   The new ultraviolet disinfection system    A £6million project will deliver even better drinking water to customers in South Devon from today (13 June 2018). South West Water has invested £6million at Tottiford Water Treatment Works, near Bovey Tracey, to install six new granular activated carbon filters, a new pumping station and...


Farmers contribute to water quality improvement

A straightforward change made by farmers is making a significant difference to water quality in West Cornwall.