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It's Never Too Late to Learn to Swim

New Learn to Swim campaign is urging adults who can't swim to sign up for lessons

22 April 2024

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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

Major Investment in Full Flow at Milngavie Reservoirs

A significant investment project is under way at Scottish Water’s Craigmaddie and Mugdock reservoirs in Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire

14 November 2022

Listening to our Customers to Help Deliver Water Services of the Future

We are inviting people to come to our Annual Consultative Meeting (ACM) in Edinburgh later this month to learn how we maintain over 63,000 miles of water and sewer pipes.

22 August 2022

Change to Road Traffic Management on Cathcart Investment Project

We're advising road users of an urgent change to the road traffic management currently in place in Clarkston Road, Cathcart to enable a £750,000 sewer upgrade investment project

15 July 2022

Busby Glen Sewer Upgrade Project to Re-start

Work is set to re-commence on the final stages of a project to improve the sewer network in Busby Glen, Giffnock

 

01 July 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

Major Glasgow Sewer Repair Completed

Major sewer repair on Kilmarnock Road commuter route has been completed ahead of schedule

18 March 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

Finishing Straight For £4.6M Project

Work on our £4.6 million water mains upgrade in Oban, Argyll & Bute has entered its final stage

25 February 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

Oban Investment in Final Stages

Our £4.6 million investment to upgrade Oban’s water network is on track to be completed by the end of February

28 January 2022

Major Sewer Repairs on Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow

We will be carrying out a major repair to a collapsed sewer running beneath a busy commuter route through Shawlands, Glasgow, in the New Year

08 December 2021

Water Back in Supply Following Storm Arwen

Scottish Water's frontline teams have returned to normal operation across the country

03 December 2021

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

Major Milestone Reached on Oban Water Project

We've successfully completed a delicate operation to tunnel underneath an important railway line as part of our major £4.6 million water network upgrade project in Oban

24 November 2021

Major Improvement Works Set For Bowmore

Work on our £3 million water network improvement project in Bowmore, Islay begins on Monday 22 November 2021

19 November 2021

Pupils' Tunnel Vision For Water Network Project

Budding engineers have been learning all about our £2.8 million water network upgrade project in Oban

 

08 October 2021

Investment to Keep Lochside Community on Tap

We're carrying out a £160,000 programme of much needed work to upgrade water pipes for communities along Loch Tay

24 September 2021

Major Mains Improvement Work, Bowmore

A £3 million improvement project to upgrade the water network in Bowmore, Islay has been brought to life through an interactive virtual platform

06 September 2021

Iconic Bute Landmark Gets Facelift For Staycation Boom

We're giving the historic Bogany Point Pumping Station in Rothesay a staycation makeover!

21 July 2021

Roughrigg Reservoir to Stay After Customers Have Their Say

We've taken the decision to keep Roughrigg Reservoir in North Lanarkshire following a wide public consultation with local communities

03 June 2021
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