2014 News

Volunteers get their feet wet for river wildlife

A group of 120 volunteers and staff from Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) and Sembcorp Bournemouth Water have put in 600 hours of work to clear the Gussage Stream near Wimborne of 2km (1.5miles) of weed and vegetation to support rare and threatened wildlife, such as otters and white-clawed crayfish. 


Be prepared for winter advises water company

That's the message from Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) which supplies water to approximately half a million people in parts of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire.


Water companies join forces for WaterAid in industry first

THREE water companies staged an industry first when they joined forces to raise more than £8,000 for WaterAid.  


Epic challenge as Martyn goes on the run for Dementia UK

180 MILES, two feet and all in support of Dementia UK. Martyn Houldsworth is planning to complete the equivalent of a marathon a day by running from his Ferndown home to Mawnan Smith in Cornwall.


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.


Sembcorp Bournemouth Water engages new delivery partner

SEMBCORP Bournemouth Water (SBW) has engaged Kier, one of the leading water industry repair and maintenance contractors in the UK, as its new delivery partner. 


Sembcorp Bournemouth Water receives quality standard for 14th year in a row

A FOCUS on customer service has resulted in Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) being accredited with a prestigious quality standard for the 14th year in a row.


Water company installs ultrasonic system to kill off algae

ULTRASONIC sound waves are being used to kill off algae at an East Dorset reservoir.


Water use survey 2014

In January this year we sent surveys to a representative sample of our household customers asking for information about their domestic water use.  We had a very good response with nearly 8,000 of the 25,000 customers we approached, returning their completed surveys to us.  This gives us a very good picture of water use amongst our...


Water company backs 'Get Girls Plumbing' campaign

SEMBCORP Bournemouth Water (SBW) is supporting WaterSafe’s newly-launched ‘Get Girls Plumbing’ campaign designed to encourage more women to take up tools.


WaterWise lessons prove an education at schools

FLOODS may have dominated the headlines recently but saving water is the theme of a new education initiative at Bournemouth School for Girls (BSG).


Former manager celebrates ten years as WaterAid speaker

Hazel Taylor, who retired at the end of 2013 after 22 years with SBW, latterly as Community Liaison Manager, has organised more than 170 talks in the Bournemouth area for the international charity.