2013 News

Philippines typhoon appeal to benefit from couple's water win

Pete Gritton and Gill Redmond, of Hightown, won a prize draw organised by electronic billing service MyBillsOnline. 


Sembcorp Bournemouth Water to freeze bills for next year

The company, which supplies drinking water to approximately half a million people in parts of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, will then cut bills for the following 12 months. Increases in subsequent years up to 2020 will be kept below inflation.


Water company praised as natural lake comes to life

Stuart Paterson, Network Technician, Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (right) and James Short, Outdoor Education Leader, The Bourne Academy (left) together with SBW's Hazel Taylor and students watch as the lake is filled.


Libraries receive book celebrating 150 years of service

Hazel Taylor, SBW's Community Liaison Manager (right) presents copies of Confluence to Medi Bernard, Service Strategy Manager, and Peter Kazmierczak, Senior Librarian for Heritage and Older People, at Bournemouth Library.


Sembcorp Bournemouth Water Welcomes WaterSafe

The first plumbing body of its kind, WaterSafe is a dedicated assurance scheme designed to recognise and promote competent plumbers.


Charities get ‘Big Break’ thanks to Sembcorp Bournemouth Water

Sue Miles, Julia's House; Beccy Payne, Diverse Abilities Plus; Graham Callaghan of Bacs; Elaine Higgs, SBW and Farah Batchelor, CLIC Sargent. The Big Break initiative, which has seen £150,000 raised for charities and good causes across the country, encouraged participating organisations to donate to a nominated charity every time a...


Gift shop hangs out the bunting after winning national contest

Carl and Deb Smith of Southbourne Cards won the business customer section of the 'Big Break' competition after opting to pay their water bill by Direct Debit.


'Hydrant Wizard' investment benefits water customers

Customers of Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) are benefiting  from investment in new technology.


Water butts donated to Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve

The company has donated several water butts to Blashford Lakes which is managed by Hampshire Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust.


Young people award green-minded businesses

Two Bournemouth schools have become the first in the UK to give Earth Charter awards to local businesses.


Water company builds on its support for LV=Streetwise

Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) has added bricks to waterbottles in its support for an award-winning safety centre The water supply company already provides free, reusable water bottles to school pupils from within its supply area who visit LV=Streetwise in Elliott Road, Bournemouth.


New pipe laying techniques help cut traffic disruption

New techniques for laying pipes are helping to minimise traffic disruption. Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) is using a technique, called directional drilling, for about 60 per cent of all new and replacement water mains.