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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

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

Whiteadder Sports Centre Gets New Lease of Life

Whiteadder Watersports Centre, situated between Duns and Gifford has been granted a new lease of life by Scottish Water and Scottish Borders Council

12 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

Scottish Water to Return Reservoir to Nature

Scottish Water has begun work to restore Munnoch Reservoir in Ayrshire to a more natural state and transform it into a flood prevention measure for the local area.

21 March 2022

Gearing Up to Remove Dumped Cars From Paisley Reservoir

A highly complex operation to remove nine old cars abandoned in a reservoir in Gleniffer Braes Country Park in Paisley is underway

21 February 2022

Hundreds Have Their Say On Beauty Spots

We're saying a big ‘thank you’ to the hundreds of people who took part in a survey to help shape the future of two Stirlingshire beauty spots

01 December 2021

Time Running Out to Participate in Reservoir Survey

We're urging members of the public for their views on Carron Valley and North Third reservoirs before the closing date on Friday 26 November 

22 November 2021

Autumn Water Efficiency Call After Record Dry Summer

People across Scotland are being asked to use water efficiently this autumn

05 October 2021

Loch Thom Triumphs at Prestigious Civil Engineering Awards

Our £6.9m investment project at Loch Thom Reservoir in Inverclyde has scooped an award for innovation at this year’s Scottish Civil Engineering Awards

04 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

Iconic Loch and Woodlands to Help Tackle Climate Crisis

The banks and forests surrounding one of Scotland’s iconic lochs are to boost the fight against the climate crisis by becoming a carbon emissions sink

17 September 2021

Water Efficiency Reminder as Dry Summer Leads to Record Low Reservoir Levels

Everyone can use water efficiently with our simple tips, as hot, dry weather continues

27 August 2021

Below Par Behaviour at Popular Reservoir

Eagle-eyed visitors to a popular reservoir collected 250 golf balls from the site

10 August 2021

Safety Appeal at Inchgarth Reservoir Lagoon

Scottish Water is appealing for people to act responsibly and not to enter the water at a reservoir in Aberdeen

29 July 2021