Our sewers and the drains in your home are only designed to carry the three Ps – pee, poo and paper.

The Unflushables

Items such as wipes, nappies and cotton buds are the scourge of our sewers - they create blockages, cause flooding in homes and damage the environment. Who will save us from... The Unflushables?

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Food businesses

Fat, oil and grease can be bad news for businesses that prepare and sell a lot of food, such as pubs, restaurants and takeaways.

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How to prevent blockages

Avoid costly repairs to your home or business by making some simple changes to how you dispose of kitchen and bathroom waste.

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Fat, oil and grease

Most of us use fat and oil in the preparation of food, but oil, margarine, butter or lard often ends up down the drains.

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Bag it and bin it

Every day our homes, beaches and rivers come under threat from our own bad habits in flushing the wrong things down the loo.

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Ensuring Water for Life, together

River test


Our relationship with the environment is a vital element of our business. Ensuring we act in a responsible, sustainable way is an essential part of how we work.

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Water saving tips

Let's hit Target 100

Target 100 is a commitment to our customers – we'll support them to reduce personal water use to an average of 100 litres each per day.

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Rag found

Save water, save money

Water is essential to every aspect of our lives. But our water supply faces big challenges.

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