Latest news (Saving water)

Bournemouth Water supports World Toilet Day

620 million children globally do not have access to a decent toilet at school, harming their education, health and life chances, according to a new WaterAid report.


Water resources update

Bournemouth Water’s Head of Environment, Rob Scarrott, said: “The summer holidays have come to an end and autumn is just around the corner. Despite some recent rain, May through to August was very dry and warm overall – the Met Office has declared the summer of 2018 as the joint hottest on record with 2006, 2003 and 1976.


Weekly dry weather update: 16 August 2018

Visitors to Christchurch Carnival on Saturday (18 September) are invited to visit the Bournemouth Water stand and take a water-saving pledge to be in with a chance of winning a £100 shopping voucher or one of three water butts.


Weekly dry weather update: 10 August 2018

New figures released by Bournemouth Water show how demand for water skyrocketed in July, following a month of near record-breaking temperatures.


Weekly dry weather update: 2 August 2018

Recent rainfall has temporarily reduced demand for water, giving Bournemouth Water’s treatment works, pumps and staff a welcome respite after weeks of hot, dry weather.


Weekly dry weather update: 26 July 2018

After weeks of hot, dry weather and increased demand for water, Bournemouth Water is asking everyone to use water wisely to help conserve supplies.


Weekly dry weather update: 20 July 2018

As the region prepares to welcome thousands of holidaymakers over the school summer break, Bournemouth Water is asking everyone to use water wisely. 


Make a difference this World Water Day

Bournemouth Water is donating £2 to WaterAid for every customer that responds to a public consultation on its business proposals for 2020-2025.


Bournemouth Water supports Water Saving Week 2017

Bournemouth Water is backing the third annual Water Saving Week campaign, which promotes simple water saving tips for everyone.


Bournemouth Water backs Water Saving Week and World Water Day

BOURNEMOUTH Water is backing a national week-long drive to promote simple water saving tips, as well as supporting WaterAid’s World Water Day campaign.


School pupils learn importance of being waterwise

PUPILS at a Dorset school heard about the importance of being waterwise in a special interactive session.


Otto the Otter helps eager beavers learn about saving water

A HAND puppet called 'Otto the Otter' played a starring role when Hampshire beaver scouts learned about the importance of saving water and looking after the environment.