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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.


Bournemouth water merges with South West Water
24 March 2016
Bournemouth Water today (1 April) transferred into South West Water.
South West Water celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 14 - 18 March
15 March 2016
To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, South West Water will be pledging at least 10 new apprenticeship opportunities as well as taking part in a number of activities.
Contractors announced for Plymouth's new water treatment works
15 March 2016
The major contractors who will be designing and building a new £60million water treatment works to serve Plymouth and the surrounding area have been announced by South West Water.
A377 (Crediton High Street) reopens ahead of schedule
12 February 2016
The A377 (Crediton High Street) has reopened to traffic nine days ahead of schedule.
Innovative scheme to reduce sewer flooding in Aveton Gifford
4 February 2016
Work will start on Monday (8 February) on an innovative scheme to reduce sewer flooding in the South Hams village of Aveton Gifford.
Average bill lower than seven years ago
3 February 2016
The average water and sewerage household bill for South West Water's services will be lower in 2016/17 than it was seven years ago, as a result of the company's continued 'Price Promise' to peg bills below the rate of inflation to the end of the decade. At the same time, customers will benefit from plans to spend about £195million on improving the region's water and sewerage services during the coming year.
South West Water selected as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer
28 January 2016
South West Water has been named as one of the country's Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers for the second year running.
Improvements in the pipeline for Torquay
25 January 2016
An £800,000 scheme to improve Torquay's sewer network starts in the Sherwell Valley Road area on Monday 8 February 2016.
What lies beneath
15 January 2016
Scientists are using the latest sonar technology to uncover the secrets of the past at Burrator Reservoir.
Repairs to Newquay pump station
1 January 2016
South West Water is working today to repair the main sewage pumping station in Newquay.


Apprenticeship Top 100 2015 RHS

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