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Helping to keep our sewers flowing during the Coronavirus lockdown

Helping to keep our sewers flowing during the Coronavirus lockdown

Southern Water is encouraging customers to be careful about what they put down sinks and loos to prevent sewer blockages and flooding in homes during the Coronavirus lockdown.

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Same mission - different ways of working

Same mission - different ways of working

Our teams are regarded as key workers under the government’s Covid-19 emergency plans and that means you will continue to see us digging, fixing and generally keeping our systems running,  writes Peter Stakim, Head of Wastewater Collection

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Covid-19 update

Covid-19 update

As an essential public service, maintaining services to customers is vital.

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Part 2: Keeping the taps flowing as normal throughout Covid-19

Part 2: Keeping the taps flowing as normal throughout Covid-19

There is no denying that we are currently living through unprecedented times – okay, there have been previous pandemics, but not of this scale in most of our lifetimes.

While everyone is staying at home and social distancing – how many are giving much thought to what goes on behind the scenes to keep tap water flowing?

Possibly a few more than before Covid-19 but still not that many – yet your water company will continue to supply wholesome drinking water straight to your taps just as before.

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Part 1: What goes on behind the scenes to keep your taps flowing?

Part 1: What goes on behind the scenes to keep your taps flowing?

We all have a water supplier – yet how many of us really think about the water company we get this service from? And the hundreds of people that have made our water supply possible?

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What keeping a water diary revealed about my water use

What keeping a water diary revealed about my water use

 We use water each and every day, often without thinking. Dan from our communications team wanted a better understanding of the role water played in his daily life. For a week, he logged every time he used water. Here’s what he discovered.

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