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2016 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.


South West Water calls for end to misleading labelling on wet wipes
26 October 2016
Manufacturers and retailers could be required to put a 'do not flush' label on products such as wet wipes if a national campaign supported by South West Water is successful.
South West Water backs the Exeter Cycling Charter
25 October 2016
South West Water is one of the first businesses in Exeter to sign up to the Exeter Cycling Charter.
National recognition for South West Water apprentice
20 October 2016
South West Water employee, Brett Walter, was named runner up at the regional finals of this year's Natonal Apprenticeship Awards on Wednesday (19 October).
Million pound makeover continues in Exmouth
17 October 2016
The final phase of a £1million scheme to improve Exmouth's water and sewerage networks starts later this month.
Boil Water notice lifted - Fowey
14 October 2016
Boil water notices affecting 107 properties in Fowey have now been lifted following test results confirming the water can now be used as normal. We would like to thank all of our customers for their patience and understanding.
Boil Water notice - Fowey
12 October 2016
The water main which burst in Fowey yesterday has been repaired and supplies were restored at 4am this morning. However, as a precautionary measure, the boil water notice remains in place for the 110 affected properties.
Improvements in the pipeline for Kingsbridge
10 October 2016
A £250,000 scheme to improve Kingsbridge's sewer network starts this month.
Love Your Loo campaign launches in Looe and Fowey
7 October 2016
South West Water is launching its Love Your Loo campaign in Looe and Fowey, to encourage everyone only to flush the 3Ps - pee, paper and poo.
Ed Mitchell appointed deputy chair of South West Water's Customer Challenge Group
5 October 2016


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