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2015 News

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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.


Outland Road, Plymouth, will reopen at 3.30pm today
29 September 2015
Outland Road, Plymouth, will reopen to traffic at 3.30pm today (Tuesday 29 September) following emergency sewer repairs.
Councillors ceremonially launch £3million improvement scheme at Camels Head
24 September 2015
Local councillors marked the start of a £3million improvement scheme at Camels Head Sewage Treatment Works.
Outland Road, Plymouth, closed for emergency sewer repairs
22 September 2015
Outland Road, Plymouth, is closed to traffic in both directions from 9.30am on Wednesday 23 September while South West Water carries out emergency repairs.
Love Your Loo campaign launches in St Austell
21 September 2015
South West Water is launching a Love Your Loo campaign in St Austell, to encourage everyone only to flush the 3Ps - pee, paper and poo.
£8.7million fund to create 1,000 new jobs for the South West
16 September 2015
More than 1,000 new jobs will be created in the South West, thanks to an £8.7million fund to support the region's most ambitious businesses. Grants of up to £1million are now available to high growth businesses across the region, from Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Dorset in the east, down to the tip of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in the West.
The past and the peat
7 September 2015
A project to restore the peatlands of Exmoor has revealed previously unknown archaeological secrets, according to a new book.
Love Your Loo campaign launches in Tiverton
21 August 2015
Tiverton soft play centre Monsters Mansion will be opening its doors for free to host the launch of South West Water's Love Your Loo campaign, which encourages everyone only to flush the 3Ps - pee, paper and poo.
Love Your Loo campaign launches in Falmouth
18 August 2015
The busiest public toilets in Cornwall - at Grove Place in Falmouth - are being given a deluxe makeover to host the launch of South West Water's Love Your Loo campaign which encourages everyone only to flush the 3Ps - pee, paper and poo.
Take a peek behind the scenes at the region's water and sewerage services
11 August 2015
Members of the public are invited to go behind the scenes of the region's water and sewerage services in September.
South West Water supports Olympic hopeful windsurfer from Cornwall
5 August 2015
With exactly a year to go until Rio 2016, South West Water is delighted to be supporting Cornish windsurfer Izzy Hamilton to help achieve her Olympic dreams.
Why heavy rain can affect bathing water quality
24 July 2015
Heavy rain can affect bathing water quality when sources of pollution are washed into rivers and the sea. This can include pollution from farms, roads and combined sewer overflows.
No water restrictions in the South West this summer
9 July 2015
The water company supplying Devon and Cornwall says it does not envisage water restrictions in the region this summer.
Beware bogus callers
3 July 2015
Nine bogus caller crimes are reported to police every day in England and Wales - but there are simple steps you can take to avoid becoming the next victim.
Community invited to celebrate Plymouth's watery past, present and future
2 July 2015
The role of water in the health of the city of Plymouth will be celebrated at a community event at Plymouth University on Friday 10 July.


Apprenticeship Top 100 2015 RHS

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