2017 News

South West Water wins ‘IT Initiative of the Year’

An innovative IT project designed to prevent pollution has won a prestigious utility industry award.


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.


Reducing leakage

Continuing to reduce leakage is a top priority for South West Water and our customers. 


South West Water appoints specialist to tackle invasive non native species

South West Water is the first water company in the UK to appoint a dedicated Invasive Non Native Species Ecologist.


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.


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

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


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.


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.


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 Bude's tap water

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


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.