Scottish Water sewer response teams hit the streets and leave their mark

Scottish Water’s sewer response teams are adopting a bold new tactic to urge customers to “bin the wipes”

05 July 2024

Screw Pump Gives Wastewater the Twist of Efficiency

Scottish Water has hit a major milestone on a multimillion-pound project in central Edinburgh after installing a 16-tonne screw pump as part of the refurbishment of McDonald Road Waste Water Pumping Station.

31 May 2024

Dog Detectives on the Scent of Leakage in Borders and East Lothian

We're deploying a crack team of specially trained dogs to help locate hidden leaks on our network in rural areas

17 April 2024

Combined Sewer Overflow Data Update

Annual data on overflows from the public waste water system have been published to meet our regulatory requirements and our commitment in the Improving Urban Waters Routemap

27 March 2024

Palnackie harbour repair works underway

Repair works to the harbour wall at Palnackie has started following damage last year by a third party carrying out works in the harbour, putting a Scottish Water waste water asset at risk. 

15 March 2024

Scottish Water invests nearly £2 million to replace critical pipe at Kettleton Reservoir

A vital pipeline that delivers water to thousands of homes in Dumfries and Galloway is being replaced by Scottish Water as part of a £1.8 million investment. 

29 November 2023

Battling Babet

Going above and beyond to keep customers taps flowing during Storm Babet

25 October 2023

Multi Million Pound Upgrade at Stewarton WWTW Complete

A £4.7m investment project at the waste water treatment works (WWTW) serving Stewarton has been successfully completed

21 June 2023

Busy Commuter Route In Glasgow City Centre Reopen

We are delighted to reveal that High Street in Glasgow has reopened a month early following a very challenging sewer repair

25 May 2023

Dirty Dam Dredged to Clean Nearly 200 Years' Worth of Silt

We will be carrying out an unusual project on an historic piece of Victorian engineering at its flagship Milngavie reservoir complex.


20 February 2023

Traffic Restrictions Over as Ayr Harbour Sewer Repair Completed

We have completed a complex emergency repair on a damaged sewer in Ayr Harbour more than a week ahead of schedule.

14 February 2023

Major Commuter Route Reopens after Mega-Main Burst

Busy Glasgow commuter road reopens two weeks after a major burst on160-year-old Victorian water main affecting water supply to half of the city.

08 February 2023

Battle Against Bursts Continues as Thaw Extends

Surge in pipe bursts following rapid thaw causing increased water demand on network

20 December 2022

Scottish Water Response to Thaw and Rise in Burst Pipes

Our teams have spent the weekend responding to a surge of burst pipes and leaks as the subzero freeze turns into a rapid thaw

18 December 2022

Staff battle flooding to safeguard water supply

Employees speak about their battle to safeguard the water supply to homes and businesses in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

02 December 2022