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Look after the loch

Look after the loch – that’s the message Scottish Water is sending to anyone planning to visit or camp near Lintrathen or Backwater reservoirs this summer. 

01 July 2022

Plastic Free Helensburgh on a Mission for Nature Calls

Local campaigners and American missionaries are backing Scottish Water’s campaign to ban wipes that contain plastic.

28 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

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

Council Commits to Reduced Carbon 'Food-Print'

A Scots council has renewed a two-year contract to send its food waste to be used to generate renewable energy.

04 May 2022

Sewer Upgrade Opportunity for Emergency Services

Emergency services given rare opportunity for a live rescue exercise on a Scottish Water construction site

27 April 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

Innovative Partnership Offers Route to a Greener Dram

An innovative new project is ‘distilling’ residues from Scotland’s famous whisky industry into sustainable, green energy

07 April 2022

Six City Top Up Taps for Glasgow

Scotland’s biggest city now has its own network of iconic Top up Taps to keep people hydrated while they are on the go and help protect the planet

03 April 2022

Reservoir Lowered to Prepare for City Deal Country Park Project

One of our reservoirs in the west region, Balgray Reservoir, has been lowered to carry out vital maintenance work ahead of a £19.5 million transformation of the Dams to Darnley Country Park in East Renfrewshire

01 April 2022

Paisley Reservoir Recovery - Mission Complete

A delicate operation to remove nine old bangers which had been dumped in a Paisley reservoir has been hailed a huge success

09 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

Scottish Water Project Blooming in Glasgow's Southside

Cherry trees have been planted as part of our multi-million pounds investment to protect supplies for a million customers across Glasgow and Ayrshire

 

22 December 2021

Scotland’s Beaches Achieve Best Bathing Water Quality Since 2015 

Scotland’s bathing water quality is the best it has been since 2015 when tighter standards first came into force, with 99% of all sites now classified as sufficient or better for next season

13 December 2021

International Mountain Day call for Munro baggers to help WaterAid bring clean water to communities in Malawi

Scotland’s highest mountains will help provide clean water to communities in Malawi in a major new WaterAid fundraising effort.

11 December 2021