Add vulnerable family members to water company’s Priority Service Register

bottled water

If supply is cut off then the people on this list will receive bottled water straight to their door - and not be required to collect from a collection point

Monday, 30th March, 2020 3:39pm

By Sally Perry

Ten water quality awards for Isle of Wight beaches

Ventnor cascade and beach

This is fantastic news for the Isle of Wight as ten beaches receive Excellent and Good ratings for their bathing waters

Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 11:48am

By IW Council Press Office

Water supply works could start before planning permission granted

Southern Water meter fitting

In order to maintain supplies to the surrounding area, Southern Water say the new equipment needs to be installed and operational by end of February

Monday, 20th January, 2020 8:46am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

How to avoid burst pipe misery in the upcoming cold snap

frozen pipes and icicles

Southern Water experts are warning householders to make sure their homes - and businesses - are ready for a freeze

Wednesday, 8th January, 2020 11:08am

By Sally Perry

Road closed due to burst water main

road closed sign

The road is closed to allow Southern Water to repair the burst water main. Watch out for the diversion

Thursday, 12th December, 2019 9:29am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Steps connecting to the seafront could be closed for three months

osborne steps shanklin

The council say they are doing they can to ensure the closure of this important footpath is kept to an absolute minimum.

Wednesday, 11th September, 2019 11:19am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Ofwat brands Southern Water’s wastewater infrastructure inadequate

surfers against sewage - locations

The Isle of Wight council said challenging Southern Water was the responsibility of its regulators, Ofwat, who have said Southern Water’s standards fell below those of other sewerage companies.

Friday, 16th August, 2019 3:30pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Burst water main in Newport loses 130,000 litres of water

Bottles of Water

As they tackle the massive water leak, bottled water is being distributed from Godric Road, but if you have an urgent need get in touch with Southern Water

Thursday, 27th June, 2019 10:47am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Water company and customers must act to avoid 2050 ‘jaws of death’

water leak by alan stanton

Southern Water says the south of the country "truly faces the 'jaws of death' and will be asking customers to try to reduce their use.

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019 8:05am

By Simon Fluendy with 3 readers' comments

Months of utility works on Staplers, Newport to start in the New Year

Roadworks lights:

Work begins on Monday 7 January 2019 and should finish by mid-April 2019 say Southern Water.

Monday, 24th December, 2018 9:30am

By Leilah Nicola with 8 readers' comments

Change in colour of water expected during upgrade

running tap

If you've noticed a change in the taste and odour of their water this month, here's why.

Thursday, 20th December, 2018 3:38pm

By Leilah Nicola

Ventnor beach included in ‘Beachbuoy’ water quality pilot scheme

ventnor beach

The new service allows people to check in on the quality of coastal water in Ventnor (and five other areas in the South).

Tuesday, 24th July, 2018 11:44am

By Leilah Nicola