No human remains found in Ryde during flood prevention work

Ryde flood works by Southern Water

Southern Water confirm that work is progressing well at the flood prevention works in Ryde and no human remains were found when the memorial garden was excavated.

Friday, 6th March, 2015 10:38am

By Samuel Underwood with 3 readers' comments

Reassurances given over disturbance of possible burial ground

Royal George Memorial Garden

Reassurances given after concerns raised that remains of sailors buried in the Royal George Memorial Ground could be disturbed during Southern Water flood prevention work.

Thursday, 8th January, 2015 3:48pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Work begins to fit new sewer in Ryde and reduce risk of flooding

Ryde Flooding

Southern Water starts essential improvements in The Strand, Ryde, this week to reduce the risk of sewer flooding in the area.

Monday, 17th November, 2014 10:42am

By Samuel Underwood with one comment

Flicking the switch on a new power link to the Island

Isle of Wight subsea cable being installed:

A new £13m undersea cable linking the Isle of Wight to the mainland has been completed ahead of schedule by Southern Electric Power Distribution (‘SEPD’), making the electricity supply on the Island more robust and resilient.

Friday, 19th September, 2014 3:49pm

By Duncan MacDonald with 4 readers' comments

Properties in Cowes without water as workmen repair burst water main

Ten properties have been affected as supply is cut to repair the burst water main.

Monday, 7th July, 2014 12:26pm

By Sally Perry

Southern Water wins Order of Distinction for health and safety

Southern Water staff:

Southern Water has become the first ever water company to receive the prestigious Order of Distinction award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

Tuesday, 20th May, 2014 10:50am

By Samuel Underwood with one comment

Water company praised for its corporate responsibility

Running tap

Southern Water, the water company that supplies the Isle of Wight, has been praised for its corporate responsibility in a leading national benchmark.

Thursday, 10th April, 2014 8:17am

By Samuel Underwood

WarmerWight-plus helps over 200 people to stay warm

woolly hats :

Well done to all at the Footprint Trust for helping Islanders stay warm with something other than woolly hats.

Tuesday, 21st January, 2014 2:51pm

By Ray Harrington-Vail

Letter: Beware of utility scam

No Junk Mail :

Daft Old Duffer has received what he believes is an obvious scam from a company called Checkprint. He warns readers to beware of receiving the same.

Friday, 15th November, 2013 1:49pm

By Daft Old Duffer with 6 readers' comments

Big Wight Switch: Find out how to reduce your energy bills

A new scheme to help lower residents' energy bills has launched, but you only have until 22 March to sign up.

Thursday, 21st February, 2013 6:26pm

By Sally Perry

Southern Water Drought Plan: Public Consultation Launched

Southern Water Drought Plan: Public Consultation Launched

Take part in eight week consultation of Southern Water's proposed Drought Plan.

Tuesday, 7th February, 2012 3:35pm

By Rebecca Burgess with 4 readers' comments