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.

18/12/2017

Reducing leakage

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

22/11/2017

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.

13/11/2017

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.

07/11/2017

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.

03/11/2017

Statement of Risks Strengths and Weaknesses and consultation on our Assurance Plan

South West Water has published its 2017/18 ‘Risks, Strengths and Weaknesses’ statement and launched a consultation over its Draft Assurance Plan.

11/10/2017

Le Molay-Littry Way (B3344), Bovey Tracey, now open

Le Molay-Littry Way (B3344), Bovey Tracey, has reopened to through traffic between Fore Street and Old Orchard.

06/10/2017

Improvements in the pipeline for Wadebridge

South West Water is laying a new surface water sewer in Wadebridge to serve the Taylor Wimpey housing development at Bridge View.

27/09/2017

South West Water publishes long-term vision to 2050

Reflecting research carried out with customers and stakeholders, South West Water has published its long-term vision for the period 2020-2050, which outlines the water and wastewater service improvements the company plans to deliver in the coming years.

27/09/2017

Work to repair pipe at The Cobb, Lyme Regis

South West Water is investing £450,000 to replace the old storm outfall pipe at The Cobb, Lyme Regis.

26/09/2017

UPDATE: Emergency sewer work on Le Molay-Littry Way, Bovey Tracey

Le Molay-Littry Way (B3344), Bovey Tracey, will remain closed to through traffic between Fore Street and Old Orchard until Friday 13 October.

22/09/2017

Firm fined for putting public water supply at risk

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.

18/09/2017