Water and wastewater

We are focused on providing water and wastewater services in the most efficient and sustainable way possible. Innovation, new technologies, and the pioneering of a holistic approach to water and wastewater management are playing a key role in delivering service improvements and long-term value.

KEY FACTS
• 2.2 million total population served
• 996,929 customers
• 23 raw water reservoirs
• 18,131km of drinking water mains network
• 688 treatment works with 66 ultraviolet (UV) treatment facilities
• 15,600km wastewater mains network*
• 900 wastewater pumping stations*
• 145 bathing waters and 24 shellfish waters.*
* South West Water region only

SOUTH WEST WATER
Providing water and wastewater services to a population of c.1.7 million in Cornwall, Devon and parts of Dorset and Somerset. South West Water was awarded enhanced status for its 2015-2020 Business Plan, and has the highest potential returns in the water sector. www.southwestwater.co.uk 

BOURNEMOUTH WATER
Providing water services to a population of c.0.5 million in areas of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. Bournemouth Water was acquired in April 2015 and has been integrated with South West Water to deliver synergies and savings. www.bournemouthwater.co.uk