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Scottish Water with UK First for Testing

Scottish Water has become the first water company in the UK, and one of the first in Europe, to be awarded accreditation for a new method of detecting viruses in water

09 January 2024

Environmental Approach to Reducing Sewer and Surface Water Flooding

We are using the natural environment to help reduce the risk of flooding affecting residential streets in the Milton area of Glasgow.

11 December 2023

New State of the Art Wastewater Treatment Works Reaches Milestone

A £35 million state-of-the-art wastewater treatment works in Winchburgh has reached a significant milestone

06 December 2023

Tunnelling Machine Named By Glasgow Pupil

A Glasgow schoolgirl has won a competition to name a tunnel boring machine as part of Scottish Water’s multi-million-pound Glasgow Resilience Project.

13 October 2023

State-of-the-art new Waste Water Treatment Works planned for North Berwick

Scottish Water has unveiled plans to build a new state-of-the-art Waste Water Treatment Works in North Berwick to help protect and enhance the local coastal waters

29 September 2023

Lowering emissions as water services flow to net zero future

A new report published in Climate Week has highlighted the progress towards net zero water and waste water services.

27 September 2023

£3 million investment in green hydro energy generation at East Lothian reservoir

Scottish Water has broken ground on a pioneering new type of hydro energy generation scheme at Whiteadder Reservoir

15 September 2023

Hi-Tech Tunnelling Machine Helps Improve Service for One Million People

A state-of-the-art machine has completed tunnelling beneath a busy motorway and railway line as part of a major project to benefit a million customers.

29 August 2023

Solar Powering Oban

Our latest solar power scheme is helping to protect the coastal community of Oban from the effects of climate change

22 August 2023

Priorsford Primary School Pupils joined by Cabinet Secretary to bury time capsule at new Water Treatment Works in Peebles

Local school children have buried a time capsule to mark the official opening of the innovative, new £30million Bonnycraig Water Treatment works in Peebles, Scottish Borders. 

18 August 2023

Boost for emissions reduction as UK tech first deployed by Scottish Water

A ground-breaking new technique for measuring emissions from waste water treatment plants (WWTW) is being deployed in Scotland for the first time

16 August 2023

Going Green in West Dunbartonshire

A water treatment facility in Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire has recently joined a long list of Scottish Water sites powered by green energy in a bid to tackle climate change

11 August 2023

Data Drives Waste Water Site Improvements

An enhanced focus on data is giving Scotland’s most experienced waste water site operators a new insight into running critical infrastructure.

25 July 2023

Deputy First Minister Unveils New Green Heating in Dalmarnock

The Deputy First Minister has switched on an innovative new District Heating Network in the east end of Glasgow

01 June 2023

Harnessing Hydropower at Hamilton Waste Water Treatment Works a First

The first of its kind in the UK, a pioneering project will see Scottish Water harness hydropower from waste water

26 May 2023