2017 News (About us)

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 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 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.


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.


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.


Glimpse behind the scenes at South West Water sites this September

 This September members of the public are invited to find out what happens at the region’s water and sewage treatment services as part of this year’s free Heritage Open Days. 


Ancient Water Ceremony Honours Legacy of Sir Francis Drake

The Lord Mayor of Plymouth Councillor Wendy Foster and the Deputy Lieutenant of Devon, Brigadier Simon Young were among the civic dignitaries and guests who gathered to mark the Traditional Survey of the Waterworks and Fishing Feast at Burrator Reservoir, near Plymouth, on Saturday (15 July 2017).


South West Water at the Devon County Show

South West Water will be at this year's Devon County Show giving out free water saving devices and gunk pots. To find out what a gunk pot is and to hear more about our award-winning Love Your Loo campaign visit Stand 443 in Avenue L.


Dramatic rescues at Mayflower Water Treatment Works - South West Water

South West Water's Mayflower construction site at Roborough, just outside Plymouth, was the scene of a dramatic rescue during a fire service training exercise.


South West Water Assurance Plan consultation

South West Water has launched a consultation over its Draft Assurance Plan, which covers areas identified as significant to be assured across the business.