Archive News

Repairs to Newquay pump station

South West Water is working today to repair the main sewage pumping station in Newquay.


Severe weather

Due to the extreme weather, we are receiving lots of calls from customers about flooding.


Don't be a turkey this Christmas

South West Water is calling on its customers to save the drains this Christmas and dispose of cooking fat, oil and grease responsibly.


Future is secure for village sewage works at Dunchideock

South West Water and the Environment Agency have worked together to protect the Sideling Close sewage treatment works at Dunchideock following the private company who owned the workings going into administration.


New Chief Executive for Pennon Group Plc and new Managing Director for South West Water

Following his appointment as Chairman of Pennon Group on 1 August, Sir John Parker has been conducting a review of the corporate structure of the Exeter-based Pennon Group Plc.


Improvements in the pipeline for Crediton

A £320,000 scheme to improve Crediton's sewer network is taking place early next year.


CMA clears merger of Bournemouth Water with South West Water

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) today unconditionally cleared the acquisition by Exeter-based Pennon Group Plc of Bournemouth Water and the subsequent merger of Bournemouth Water with South West Water.


Unusual properties for sale at auction

Parcels of moorland, redundant water storage tanks, a sewage pumping station and even a former water treatment works are going under the hammer next month.


New Upstream Thinking programme to protect rivers

The multi-award-winning Upstream Thinking partnership is expanding work to improve water quality in the region's rivers with a new five-year programme.


South West Water wins regional final of National Apprenticeship Awards 2015

South West Water has beaten off stiff competition from entrants across the region to win an award at the South West final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2015


Looking at street works from a different perspective

South West Water staff, partners and contractors were given a taste of the challenges that street works pose to blind and visually impaired people during a special first-of-its-kind training exercise.


Twenty-one new apprentices join South West Water

South West Water has welcomed twenty-one enthusiastic individuals to its award-winning apprenticeship programme.