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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.


Sewer upgrade scheme on target
30 September 2013
A 3.5 million scheme to upgrade sewers in Truro is progressing well and on target one month into the nine-month programme.
Customers look behind the scenes at operational sites
25 September 2013
Hundreds of South West Water customers gained an insight into the company's operations on free guided tours of two operational sites.
Improvements to the sewer network in Bideford
23 September 2013
A £950,000 scheme to improve the sewer network in North Devon has reached Bideford.
Top tap for tour stars
16 September 2013
Stars of the Tour of Britain will be able quench their thirst with 3,000 litres of the South West's finest tap water when they finish the crucial sixth stage at iconic Westcountry landmark Hay Tor.
South West Water recruits 22 new apprentices
11 September 2013
South West Water has recruited the next generation of water industry professionals in an expansion of its successful apprenticeship programme.
Nineteen-week scheme to replace water mains reduced to 11 weeks
4 September 2013
South West Water is pleased to announce that a major project to replace ageing water mains in Newton Poppleford has been reduced from 19 weeks to 11 weeks.
Boil water notice for Pensilva and Minions area lifted
22 August 2013
The precautionary boil water notice which was issued on Tuesday (20 August) to 1,500 properties in the Pensilva and Minions area of South East Cornwall has been lifted today (Thursday 22 August).
£500,000 scheme to replace ageing water mains in Newton Poppleford
21 August 2013
A major project to replace ageing water mains in an East Devon village gets under way in October.
Have your say on £850 million proposals to improve your water and sewerage services
15 August 2013
South West Water today (Friday 16 August) revealed more of its plans to improve the region's water and sewerage services between 2015 and 2020.
£3.5 million scheme to upgrade sewers in Truro starts next month
12 August 2013
A £3.5 million scheme to upgrade sewers in Truro starts on 2 September 2013.
Discolouration in north Devon area
6 August 2013
South West Water would like to apologise to customers in north Devon area for the ongoing discoloration issues due to higher than normal levels of sediment within the distribution network.
Discover what's hidden beneath the Lyme Regis sea wall
5 August 2013
Members of the public are once again being offered the opportunity to discover exactly what happens after Lyme Regis residents flush their toilets.
Boil Water Notice for parts of St Ives lifted
29 July 2013
The precautionary boil water notice which was issued on Sunday night in the high areas of St Ives, towards Nancledra and to the west of Carbis Bay and Lelant area has been lifted.
Chairman to help volunteers keep Dawlish tidy
26 July 2013
The chairman of Keep Britain Tidy, Dinah Nichols, will be joining a team of volunteers from South West Water for a clean-up of the beach at Dawlish Warren.
Ebrington Street, Plymouth, to reopen after emergency repair work
25 July 2013
Emergency repair work to fill a void beneath Ebrington Street in Plymouth has been completed sooner than expected. The road will be open to traffic by Saturday 27 July.
Climb the tower at Roadford Dam
18 July 2013
South West Water is once again giving its customers the chance to discover the hidden secrets of the region's largest reservoir.
Camels Head Sewage Treatment Works, Plymouth
4 July 2013
South West Water would like to thank customers for their patience during the ongoing repair work at Camels Head Sewage Treatment Works.
'Be Water Wise' event
2 July 2013
South West Water and Exeter City Council are working together to help people make informed choices and decisions about their water usage.



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