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Scottish Water helps with advice on avoiding burst pipes

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Scottish Water have issued advice to householders on ways to avoid burst pipes damaging property this winter.The reminder is timely and advises that house owners and businesses should prepare now for any cold...

Pupils urged to tap into Scotland’s water

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Edinburgh pupils returning to school are urged to top up from the tap, using a refillable bottle as a part of their daily routine.Scottish Water hopes that they will also inspire their friends...

Calls for any witnesses to fly-tipping at Glencorse Water

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An incident of fly-tipping at Glencorse Water has led Scottish Water to appeal to the public for information.Two vans drove to the Water Treatment Works (WTW) and tipped the material, which looks as...

Almond clean-up after recent storms

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Scottish Water have arranged a litter pick of sewer related debris and other items along a stretch of the River Almond which flows into the River Forth at Cramond.The work will take place, weather...

Tapping into Edinburgh’s thirst for sustainability

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A Scotland-wide network of public water refill taps that allow people to top up their refillable bottles while on the move is being further expanded – with Edinburgh set to get five more.Scottish Water...

Botanics’ expert has tips for a green garden

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Green-fingered gardening enthusiasts are being given expert tips on how to make their gardens bloom while keeping their water usage low.Herbaceous Supervisor at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) Kirsty Wilson, who is a BBC Beechgrove presenter, is supporting...

Walking the length of Scotland for Water Aid

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Matt Girvan will start the biggest challenge of his life – walking 864 km in just 15 days in just a few days' time.He is trying to set a new solo speed record for...

Tea blend brews a perfect cuppa with Scotland’s tap water

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As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, Scottish Water and a leading tea maker have teamed up to encourage the nation to make time for a perfect cuppa with family and friends.Edinburgh-based independent whole leaf...

‘Human waste stench’ angers Newbattle locals

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Scottish Water say an overflow near Newbattle late last week happened during heavy rainfall.Locals had earlier complained on social media and one wrote that the smell was the "unmistakable stench of human waste."The incident...

A702 closed from this evening over the weekend

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A SECTION OF A702 TO CLOSE FOR EMERGENCY WATER REPAIR WORK TONIGHTPart of the A702 - between Nine Mile Burn and Hillend - will be closed from this evening for Scottish Water to carry...

Niddrie left without water due to vandalism

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A number of homes were left without water after youths vandalised fire hydrants in the capital.They vandalised hydrants in the Niddrie area yesterday evening leaving some homes in the area without water for around...

Emergency sewer repairs in South Queensferry

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Emergency sewer repair work continues in South Queensferry Scottish Water are carrying out emergency repair work to a damaged sewer, 4m below ground, in a section of the High Street in South Queensferry. There is...

Scottish Water install Top up Tap outside Holyrood

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If you're out running or cycling in Holyrood Park then you can now top up your water bottle right outside the Scottish Parliament building.Scottish Water have installed a Top Up Tap there which is...

Wooden water pipes unearthed at George Square

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 Workers have unearthed rare 260-year-old wooden water pipes during a dig in Edinburgh.Fifteen pieces of the elm piping was unearthed during excavation work at George Square, where a new underground heating system is being...

Scottish Water has completed work at Haymarket

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After months of disruption to traffic and pedestrians, Scottish Water says it has now completed work at Haymarket to replace part of a Victorian sewer on Haymarket Terrace.During this week the roads at Magadala...

Roadworks on Saughton Road North this week

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Works on Saughton Road North next week will mean that some diversions are in place to allow new pipes for water to be connected.Scottish Water say that their contractors are coming back to the...

Magdala Crescent to be closed this week

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Magdala Crescent will be closed for three days from tomorrow Tuesday 19 December 2017.The closure will allow urgent road resurfacing works to take place at the junction of Magdala Crescent and Haymarket Terrace.[googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!4v1513620172285!6m8!1m7!1sl3iZofxe61clVD5V--WXOA!2m2!1d55.94595739138435!2d-3.223611792145994!3f69.59844628729597!4f-14.612369214842417!5f0.7820865974627469&w=600&h=450]A...

Scottish Water warn against blocking drains this Christmas

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Scottish Water work year round to keep our water and drainage systems working, and here they warn against pouring fat down the sink this Christmas. Fats, oils and grease poured down the sink or drain...

Work on Saughton Road North complete – road to re-open this evening

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WATER MAINS WORK ON SAUGHTON ROAD NORTH COMPLETE TWO MONTHS AHEAD OF SCHEDULEScottish Water work to improve the water mains infrastructure in and around Corstorphine has now completed on Saughton Road North, two months...

Scottish Water engage penguins to help deliver the message

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Scottish Water want you to think carefully about using water and what you put down the loo.Anything other than the 3Ps (see below!) should not be flushed away to clog up the sewage system...

Haymarket diversions next month – new plan here

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Scottish Water are going to undertake some works to the sewers in the Haymarket area from the beginning of September. The map which they put out has been amended slightly to show the diversions...

Vital sewer works about to begin

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SEE UPDATED DIVERSION ROUTES AT ENDScottish Water will start upgrading the Victorian sewers in the city next month to keep the capital's waste water flowing, and you would be well advised to avoid the...

Sewer works in Kirkliston begin tomorrow

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Road users in Kirkliston are being advised of a lane closure to enable Scottish Water to lay a new sewer.A section of Main Street at the junction of the Newliston Arms hotel will be...

Three steps to protecting your water pipes this winter

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Scottish Water has a simple three step plan for you this winter to protect your pipes and keep water running smoothly.They advise you to heat, insulate and protect your property whether old or new...

Scottish Water helped get Portobello High School opening back on track

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As we already told you this week hundreds of pupils will move into a purpose-built new school earlier than expected, after Scottish Water helped overcome a major hurdle to completion.Staff with the publicly-owned water company...

Problems with water supply in parts of Edinburgh ‘now fixed’

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Some areas of the city had no running water this morning, but this appears to have been a valve which is now repaired.Scottish Water made this announcement a short time ago: 2nd September 2015, 09:59 EH1,3,7,8,9,16,17Supplies...

Update for Bruntsfield residents from Scottish Water

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 Following the spectacular scenes at Holy Corner yesterday evening when a water hydrant burst,  Scottish Water have told us what is happening there this morning.  Bottled water is being made available to customers affected by...

Update from Scottish Water

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 We reported to you yesterday that there were some burst water mains across the city.Today a Scottish Water spokesperson said:   “Scottish Water experienced an issue with a faulty valve that resulted in a number of...

Burst Water Mains across Edinburgh

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Scottish Water has reported that there are a couple of burst water mains in the city today. Their recent tweet confirmed the provision of bottled water for some residents.This is what they said on...

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