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New Chair Wants an Apprenticeship Available for 'Every Young Person in Scotland’

Peter Farrer, Scottish Water’s Chief Operating Officer, takes on the role of Chair of the Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board’s (SAAB) Group Board.

20 June 2022

Lifesaving Lessons Rolled out to Mark Drowning Prevention Week

Water safety lessons to be delivered to around 70,000 children enrolled in Learn to Swim programme

15 June 2022

Stay Safe Around Watercourses This Summer

Scottish Water is urging people to stay safe, behave responsibly and not take risks around watercourses such as reservoirs, rivers and lochs this summer.

02 June 2022

Hydro Nation Scholars see innovation in action at Inverurie

As part of their summer school training programme, a group of 20 of the Scottish Government’s Hydro Nation Scholars attended Scottish Waters £21 million state-of-the-art Inverurie Waste Water Treatment Works, to learn more about the facility.

09 May 2022

Wildlife Reserve Sewer Choke Hard to Swallow

The Scottish Wildlife Trust is backing our Nature Calls campaign asking Scots to bin wipes, after chokes caused sewage spills at a popular North Lanarkshire wildlife reserve.

19 April 2022

Back to the School which Inspired 38-year Career for Water Boss

Back to the School which Inspired 38-year Carear for Water Boss

14 March 2022

Aviemore Primary Pupils Get Creative to Launch New Top Up Tap

Creativity was overflowing at Aviemore Primary recently as pupils took part in a Scottish Water poster competition

08 March 2022

Learn to Swim Programme Extension Make Waves for Next Generation

Thousands of Scottish youngsters are to be given the chance to learn to swim

03 March 2022

Crookston Castle PS Pupil Names Tunnel Boring Machine 'The Crookie Monster'

A 10 year-old girl from Crookston Castle Primary School won a Scottish Water competition to name a tunnel boring machine which has just carried out key work on part of a project to improve water services for one million people

11 February 2022

Extreme Weather Led to ‘Extraordinary’ Period for Scottish Water, New Report Reveals

Extreme weather conditions led to one of the “most challenging and extraordinary periods” for Scotland’s water and wastewater provider.

20 January 2022

Marathon Cycle for Suicide Awareness

A Scottish Water drainage engineer has told how the support and generosity of total strangers drove him on to complete a gruelling journey of more than 900 miles to raise awareness of suicide

18 October 2021

Pupils' Tunnel Vision For Water Network Project

Budding engineers have been learning all about our £2.8 million water network upgrade project in Oban

 

08 October 2021

New Commemorative Plaque at Milngavie Reservoirs

The man responsible for revolutionising Glasgow’s water supply has been honoured with a new plaque at Mugdock Reservoir

01 October 2021

School Turns Out To Top Up From The Tap

Pupils from Drymen Primary School were among the first to fill their bottles from Scottish Water’s latest Top Up Tap at Rowardennan on the banks of Loch Lomond

28 September 2021