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Press releases for August 2014

Southern Water is continuing its project to replace 1.2km of ageing Victorian water main in Chilbolton with a more durable pipe.


To prevent widespread flooding of homes and businesses in Littlehampton we are releasing wastewater into the sea following an issue at our Sea Road Pumping Station.


Some customers in the GU315, GU307, GU290 postcode areas (including Rake, Rogate, Milland, Trotton, Elsted, Nyewood and Liphook) may temporarily lose their water supply this afternoon.


Teams working on a £20 million flood alleviation scheme have been praised for the positive role they are playing in the communities in which they are working.


Laura Sandys, MP for Thanet South, joined Dave Melmoth from Joss Bay Surf School and Surfers Against Sewage, Broadstairs Tourism and Leisure Association representative Harry Lagan and Southern Water’s Director of Infrastructure Mel Karam for a tour of the wastewater pumping station at Foreness Point in Margate.


Southern Water released stormwater from its Fort Cumberland outfall on Sunday during heavy rain.


There was a controlled release of heavily diluted screened stormwater through outfalls in Margate and Broadstairs last night.


Southern Water mascot Miss Bin-It took on a pair of dastardly pirates and two tough kids in a tug of war with a rope made of wet wipes.


Southern Water staff went to Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice to lend a helping hand and pay for the costs of care services for the day.


Customers in Vigo village, Kent, will enjoy a more reliable supply of tap water, thanks to a £400,000 investment from Southern Water.


A learning centre for home-schooled children is building its own vegetable and wildlife garden – with a little help from Southern Water.


Firefighters from Forest Row Community Fire Station chose an unusual spot as the location for their latest training exercise - Weir Wood reservoir.


Southern Water’s Fat Detectives are on the hunt to flush out people who cause blockages by putting fat, oil and grease (FOG) in the sewers.

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