2016 News

Think Sink! campaign aims to keep your pipes clear

South West Water is launching a new campaign encouraging customers to dispose of cooking fat, oil and grease in the kitchen bin.


South West Water testing drones for leak detection

South West Water is working with the University of Exeter to test the use of drone technology and thermal imaging for leak detection.


Emergency road closure - Magdalen Street, Exeter

Exeter drivers are asked to allow more time for journeys today due to emergency repairs to a burst water main.


South West Growth Charter published

A Growth Charter, aimed at boosting prosperity and productivity in the South West, has been sent to Government ahead of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement.


Future Flood Prevention

  The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, chaired by Tiverton Honiton MP Neil Parish, has today published its report into future flood prevention.


Major investment to benefit North Devon's tap water

Work has started on a £6.3million project to deliver even better drinking water to customers in North Devon.


Major investment to benefit Bude's tap water

A £5.5million project is under way to deliver even better drinking water to customers in North Cornwall.


Love Your Loo campaign launches in Kingsbridge and Salcombe

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


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.