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South West Water calls for end to misleading labelling on wet wipes

Manufacturers and retailers could be required to put a 'do not flush' label on products such as wet wipes if a national campaign supported by South West Water is successful.


South West Water backs the Exeter Cycling Charter

South West Water is one of the first businesses in Exeter to sign up to the Exeter Cycling Charter.


National recognition for South West Water apprentice

South West Water employee, Brett Walter, was named runner up at the regional finals of this year's Natonal Apprenticeship Awards on Wednesday (19 October).


Million pound makeover continues in Exmouth

The final phase of a £1million scheme to improve Exmouth's water and sewerage networks starts later this month.


Boil Water notice - Fowey

The water main which burst in Fowey yesterday has been repaired and supplies were restored at 4am this morning. However, as a precautionary measure, the boil water notice remains in place for the 110 affected properties.


Improvements in the pipeline for Kingsbridge

A £250,000 scheme to improve Kingsbridge's sewer network starts this month.


Love Your Loo campaign launches in Looe and Fowey

South West Water is launching its Love Your Loo campaign in Looe and Fowey, to encourage everyone only to flush the 3Ps - pee, paper and poo.


Ed Mitchell appointed deputy chair of South West Water's Customer Challenge Group


Take a peek behind the scenes at the region's water and sewerage services

Members of the public are invited to go behind the scenes of the region's water and sewerage services in September.


Leedstown mains investment

South West Water is investing nearly £300,000 to improve the level of service to customers in the Leedstown area by replacing a 3.5km section of water mains from Praze-an-Beeble.


Nick Buckland appointed Chair of South West Water's new Customer Challenge Group

Nick Buckland OBE has been appointed as independent Chair of a new Customer Challenge Group for South West Water. The Group will assist and challenge South West Water during the three-year development of the company's next regulated business plan, which will run from 2020 to 2025.


Fore Street, Exeter, to be partially closed for sewer repairs

Fore Street, Exeter, will be closed to through traffic for three weeks while South West Water repairs a collapsed sewer.