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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.


Tunnelling work in the pipeline
22 June 2016
Work has started to lay the pipes needed to transfer treated drinking water from South West Water's new £60million Mayflower Water Treatment Works into Plymouth's water distribution system.
Free family fun at Raze the Roof in Falmouth
20 June 2016
Soft play centre Raze the Roof, in Penryn, will be opening its doors for free as part of South West Water's Love Your Loo campaign, which encourages everyone only to flush the 3Ps - pee, paper and poo.
Double Award for South West Water
15 June 2016
South West Water collected two awards at Business in the Community's (BitC) 2016 'South West Local Recognition Awards' last night, winning in both the 'New Member' and 'Collaborative Action' categories.
Free family fun at Monsters Mansion in Tiverton
13 June 2016
Tiverton soft play centre Monsters Mansion will be opening its doors for free as part of South West Water's Love Your Loo campaign, which encourages everyone only to flush the 3Ps - pee, paper and poo.
£290,000 scheme to replace ageing water mains in St Columb Road
3 June 2016
A major project to replace ageing water mains in a Cornish village gets under way in July.
H5O initiative scoops national award
20 May 2016
South West Water's delivery alliance, H5O, won at the 2016 Water Industry Achievement Awards.
Work starts on Plymouth's new Mayflower Water Treatment Works
11 May 2016
Work has started on South West Water's new £60million state-of-the-art water treatment works, which will serve Plymouth and the surrounding area.
Sewage works grows a woodland
3 May 2016
Five hundred native broadleaf trees have been planted at Crowndale Sewage Treatment Works near Tavistock as part of a river improvement project.
Launch of BeachWise partnership and online advice
22 April 2016
A new partnership has been formed to promote safe enjoyment of the South West's beautiful beaches and clean bathing waters.
Ice cleansing process a success
19 April 2016
Work to clean a major water main in Tiverton using cutting-edge ice crystal technology has been hailed a success.
Spring clean for Tiverton water main
5 April 2016
Tiverton's trunk main is due to get a spring clean - using ice crystals.
Work progressing well at Camels Head Sewage Treatment Works
1 April 2016
Work is progressing well on the £3million improvement scheme at Camels Head Sewage Treatment Works to replace the site's primary settlement tanks with new primary filtration technology and upgrade the sludge treatment process.


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