2014 News

Don't put public water supply at risk or you could face prosecution

South West Water is urging customers not to steal water from its public supply network or they could run the risk of prosecution. A standpipe hire service is available instead.


Help fight the festive fat with South West Water

South West Water is teaming up with supermarkets Sainsbury's and Waitrose and water companies across the UK to encourage customers not to cause pains in the drain this Christmas.


Improvements planned for Camels Head

Proposed improvements to Camels Head Sewage Treatment Works in Plymouth have been given the thumbs up by the water industry regulator.


South West Water Chief Executive receives top industry honour

South West Water Chief Executive Chris Loughlin has been honoured with a prestigious utility industry award.


Major scheme to prevent sewer flooding in Exmouth

A £736,000 scheme to prevent sewer flooding in Exmouth gets under way next month.


South West Water to improve services as prices pegged

South West Water's household customers can look forward to improved services and average bills pegged to 7% below inflation by the end of the decade, following today's Final Determination of the company's 2015-20 business plan by water regulator Ofwat.


South West Water welcomes collaborative vision for a water sensitive South West

South West Water has welcomed the launch of the UK's first Water Sensitive partnership, which aims to reduce the impacts of climate change and population growth in towns and cities in the South West.


Major investment benefits Cornwall's tap water

The second phase of a £14.5million project will start delivering even better drinking water to customers in Cornwall today.


Get ready for winter, advises South West Water

As winter begins to tighten its icy grip, South West Water is advising customers to take precautions to avoid leaks and burst water pipes.


Cash and carry event raises £4,300 for WaterAid

Local businesses joined forces with South West Water to raise money for WaterAid at Meldon reservoir this week.


Rubble, car parts and industrial waste found in Plymouth's sewers

Demolition material, steel pipes, car parts and marine scrap are among the items that have been removed from Plymouth's sewers during routine maintenance work.


South West Water selected as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

South West Water has been recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list which is compiled annually by the National Apprenticeship Service to celebrate excellence in businesses that employ apprentices.