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2013 News

These are the most recent press releases issued by South West Water.

To view news stories throughout the year please click on the relevant date range on the left.

Improvements in the pipeline for Westward Ho!
20 December 2013
A £60,000 scheme to improve Westward Ho!'s sewer network is due to start next month.
Essential works to sewer line in Seaton
20 December 2013
South West Water is investing £126,000 to upgrade the sewerage network in Seaton.
Improvements in the pipeline for Exmouth
20 December 2013
South West Water is investing £467,000 to improve Exmouth's sewer network.
Newton Poppleford water main replacement completed ahead of schedule
20 December 2013
A major £500,000 South West Water project to replace over a kilometre of ageing water main in Newton Poppleford has been completed ahead of schedule.
Tariff freeze for householders and businesses until 2015
28 November 2013
South West Water is to freeze all its standard tariffs and standing charges for consumers and businesses until April 2015 and is also proposing to keep average bill rises below inflation to 2020.
Exeter employees support World Toilet Day
19 November 2013
Employees based at South West Water's Exeter headquarters today (Tuesday 19 November) showed their support for two fifths of the world's population that live without a toilet.
South West Water and customers Get Ready for Winter
19 November 2013
With forecasters warning of icy weather conditions around the corner, South West Water is reminding customers to take precautions to avoid leaks and burst water pipe damage.
Water headquarters switches to sunshine
18 November 2013
The Exeter headquarters of South West Water is being powered by green energy.
Best bathing water quality for seven years
6 November 2013
South West Water welcomes today's announcement which confirms that bathing water quality across the region is at its best for seven years.
Emergency response to bad weather
25 October 2013
Extra gangs have been deployed and staff put on standby to respond to bad weather this weekend.
A3052 set to reopen at midnight on Sunday 27 October
25 October 2013
The A3052 (High Street) at Newton Poppleford will reopen to light vehicles and buses at midnight on Sunday 27 October.
South West Water supports WaterSafe
10 October 2013
South West Water is supporting WaterSafe, the UK's first ever industry-wide plumbing assurance scheme designed to heighten standards within the UK's plumbing sector.
Engineer prepares for 100th half marathon for WaterAid
3 October 2013
South West Water engineer Alan Rockey is preparing for his 100th half marathon next weekend for international charity WaterAid.
South West Water team aims to raise thousands for Prince's Trust
1 October 2013
A team of water industry professionals from South West Water are aiming to raise a minimum of £10,000 for youth charity The Prince's Trust within the next six months.

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