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Reporting a suspected pollution

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Protecting our environment
South West Water is committed to protecting the environment across Devon and Cornwall. If you spot anything you think could be pollution, please report it using the form below or call us on 0344 346 2020.

We will investigate as a priority, and if we find the pollution is our responsibility we will take action immediately.

Signs of a suspected pollution could include:

  • Sanitary products in a river or stream, on land, on bathing beaches or the coast. For example: toilet paper, tissues or wipes, faecal matter, condoms
  • Appearance of the water is cloudy, milky or foamy 
  • Evidence of dead or gasping fish
  • There is a noticeable sewage smell 
  1. Pollution reporting
    1. Please fill in the following details:
    2. Is the discharge in a River/Stream?
    3. Is the discharge from a visible pipe?
    4. Your contact details

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