South West Water

South West Water

SWW is the licensed water and sewerage provider for Devon, Cornwall and parts of Dorset & Somerset. The Company serves a region of nearly 10,300 square kilometres with over 1.7 million residents, distributing an average 420Ml/day of treated water and disposing 235Ml/day of waste. The South West region is particularly ‘environmentally sensitive’ with one third of the UK’s designated bathing beaches, significant numbers of designated shellfish waters and a wide range of additional designations/protected areas. The Company is showcasing the ‘Chemcatcher’ passive sampling device which can be deployed in multiple numbers in river catchments to provide time weighted average concentrations for a range of herbicide compounds – and Metaldehyde.