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Plastic Waste Helps Drive Major New Project

A revolutionary new tarmac product made from discarded plastic has been used in a major Scottish Water regeneration project in Glasgow.

13 July 2021

Nairn Scouts are Prepared to Top Up From the Tap

School's out for summer - and the 1st Nairn Scouts have got the popular seaside town’s new Scottish Water Top up Tap flowing

25 June 2021

Water Refill Taps Boost Anti-Litter Efforts at Beauty Spots

Visitors to some of Scotland’s most beautiful natural locations will be able to refill and stay rehydrated at new public water taps being installed to help reduce waste and litter.

16 June 2021

Community Asked to Help Put the Flow Back in St Leonard Park

Residents of St Mary's in Dundee are being urged to get involved in early proposals which could see water and wildlife brought into the heart of a local green space

02 June 2021

Glasgow's Smart Canal Win at Top Water Industry Awards

The 150-year-old Forth & Clyde Canal has been transformed with smart technology to tackle flooding and encourage regeneration the city.

28 May 2021

Ayrshire Hat-Trick is a Winner for Top Up Taps

We've bagged the treble in Ayrshire this week, with three of our bright blue Top Up Taps launching across the area

25 May 2021

Scottish Water's Latest Top Up Tap Is Pawsome!

Dog walkers at one of Scotland’s most visited parks are lapping up Scottish Water’s newest Top Up Tap

11 May 2021

Stirling professor appointed Scotland Hydro Nation Chair

A University of Stirling professor has been appointed as Scotland Hydro Nation Chair – which will see him lead a £3.5 million initiative to position the country as a global leader in water research.

19 April 2021

St Andrews Water Site Goes Greener In Net Zero Drive

A waste water treatment works in St Andrews is boosting its green credentials to support our pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2040

 

02 April 2021

Improvements to Water Network in Glasgow

A major investment project is underway to improve the water mains network for customers in south west Glasgow

15 February 2021

City Celebrates Set of Six Top Up Taps this Christmas

Edinburgh celebrates set of six top up taps this Christmas – as major plastic saving milestone reached

21 December 2020

Solar and Battery First for Perth

Work has started on Scottish Water's first combined solar power and battery storage facility near Sleepless Inch Waste Water Treatment Works by the River Tay

14 December 2020

Partnership with the University of Stirling to make Scotland a leading hydro nation

Scottish Water and the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) have announced a unique partnership with the University of Stirling to turn Scotland into one of the world’s leading hydro nations

09 December 2020

Joint Work Produces New Guide for Campervan Waste Disposal Facilities

Scottish Water, SEPA and The Highland Council have together produced new user-friendly guidance for developers of campervan waste disposal points

02 December 2020

Hydro Power Helps Energise Green Electricity Supply

Scotland's water is helping to provide green energy for the national grid and reduce carbon emissions

06 November 2020