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Press releases for June 2017

A piling rig has arrived at Uckfield Wastewater Treatment Works, marking the start of a major new stage in a £8.9 million project.



This is the full statement we sent to the Times, following their questions about the recent WWF report. 

Water companies are licensed to abstract water from rivers by the Environment Agency, which monitors the process to make sure the effects are not damaging to the eco-system. 



We would like to warn road users in advance that an emergency road closure may be in place on the southbound Eastern Road, Portsmouth from the junction with the A27 to the junction with Anchorage Road, from 8.30pm on Monday 26 June until 5.30am on Thursday 29 June.


Customers in East Cowes experienced discoloration due to some routine flushing of our cast iron water mains, which we do proactively from time to time in order to help keep our pipes running clear. 


Our work to repair a burst main in Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton, Southampton was completed yesterday (Wednesday) evening at around 10.30pm, when the water was restored to all remaining customers.


We became aware of a burst 9" water main in Jacobs Gutter Lane in Totton, Southampton at around 6.45am this morning and immediately dispatched a team to the site. 


We need to carry out critical works to excavate a 100-metre section on Newport Road in Cowes, to reduce bursts and improve water supply to homes.


Southern Water is currently dealing with a burst 16-inch water main in Rock Lane, Hastings (June 18, 3pm).



Improving for the future in Vines Cross


We’re always working hard to make sure we look after the community as well as the environment.


Anyone who’s ever seen the programme knows exactly what a life-changing impact the BBC’s DIY SOS programme has on the lives of families who are struggling to cope in their current homes. 


These bird's-eye views show the £63 million transformation of Southern Water's wastewater treatment works in Woolston, Southampton.



We're investing £23 million to ensure the water we supply to the Hastings area is the best it can be.

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