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Mackenzie Construction Rewarded Considerate Contractor Award for Scottish Water Horizons Project

Mackenzie Construction has been recognised by the Considerate Contractor Scheme for their ‘Performance Beyond Compliance’ while carrying out work on behalf of Scottish Water Horizons

15 November 2018

Shieldhall Tunnel in Glasgow Wins Another Award

Scottish Water’s Shieldhall Tunnel in Glasgow, which is helping to improve water quality in the River Clyde and tackle sewer flooding, has won an urban drainage industry award, its second accolade in as many months

08 November 2018

Top up Tap First to Quench Capital’s Thirst

Scottish Water’s first high tech Top up Tap has been switched on allowing thousands of people to stay hydrated on the go in one of the Capital’s most historic areas

31 October 2018

Glasgow's Smart Canal is a First for Europe

Construction of Europe’s first ever ‘smart canal’ scheme, which will use the 250-year-old Forth & Clyde Canal and 21st century technology to mitigate flood risk as well as enable massive regeneration, is now underway in Glasgow

31 October 2018

Shieldhall Tunnel Wins Prestigious Saltire Award

Scottish Water’s Shieldhall Tunnel project in Glasgow has won a top civil engineering award

25 October 2018

Sewer Network Used as Dumping Ground in North Glasgow

Scottish Water is issuing a reminder to the public about the problems caused by the misuse of its sewer network after the discovery of a child’s travel cot in a Glasgow sewer

25 October 2018

Scottish Water Helps Bring 24hr Power to Fair Isle

Today, Friday 12th October, sees the Fair Isle community celebrate reliable 24 hour power for the first time as their new renewable energy system goes live

12 October 2018

Far from a 'Boring' Visit as Schoolchildren Welcome 'Tunnelling Tanya' to Paisley

It was quite a different morning for a group of schoolchildren from Paisley as they began their day learning about Scottish Water’s major engineering project in the town

10 October 2018

Erskine Waste Water Treatment Works Goes Green

Green energy is helping to power Scottish Water’s waste water treatment facility in Erskine

01 October 2018

Water Drinkers in Scotland Tap In to 'Smart' Top Up Points

A network of high-tech public water refill points is to be introduced across the country to encourage people to top up from the tap using refillable bottles

27 September 2018

In With the Old and Out With the New on Greenock Flooding Project

Scottish Water’s £2.8m investment project to help reduce the risk of flooding in and around the Oakmall Shopping Centre in Greenock has turned to more traditional tunnelling methods during its latest phase of work

20 September 2018

Putting St Andrews' Drains on a Diet

Scottish Water is to step up its fight against fatbergs which can cause major flooding and pollution with the launch of a new project

13 September 2018

Scottish Water Renews Call to Use Water Wisely Where Loch Levels Are Lowest

Scottish Water is asking customers to continue using water wisely in two areas of the north where lochs and reservoirs remain significantly lower than normal

10 September 2018

Marine Investigation Work at Portobello

A floating platform will be visible from the Capital’s coastline from next week as Scottish Water investigates options to improve bathing water at Portobello and Fisherrow

01 August 2018

Major Sewer Upgrade Work Completed at Haymarket

Essential work by Scottish Water to replace part of century-old Victorian sewer in Haymarket Terrace has now completed

30 July 2018