Top Tips to Help Your Business Reduce Its Consumption

27 Aug 2020

Water resources are under pressure because of climate change, population growth and a change in how we live our lives.  It’s very important that we all use water mindfully to ensure there is enough to go around.

Smaller water and wastewater bills will improve your bottom line. By reducing your water consumption, you can reduce your bills, improve your carbon footprint and generate positive PR for your business.

AquaTeq – The future of Legionella Monitoring and Compliance

18 Aug 2020

The world as we know it has changed unrecognisably over the last few months.  A lot of the things we used to be able to do without a second thought, are no longer possible or are fraught with extensive planning and health and safety considerations.

Eve’s poster triumphs in Water Saving Week contest

30 Jun 2020

A ten year old punched the air and said “Everyone should become a water warrior” after winning a poster competition.

Wat-er honour! Professional body names Lewis as one of UK water industry’s 2020 rising stars

17 Feb 2020

Lewis Orr is the toast of his company after being recognised as a rising star in the UK water industry.

The 26-year-old, who works for Pennon Water Services in Bournemouth, was named as the South West’s 2020 Rising Star by the Institute of Water.

Bournemouth Water Business win Chief Executive Award

08 Jan 2020

Three qualified mental health first aiders at Bournemouth Water Business (BWB) have picked up a top award from their parent company, Pennon Group plc.

How Your Business Can Use Less Water

25 Apr 2019

Water retailer Bournemouth Water Business has issued some tips for businesses to help them use less water as part of Water Saving Week 2019.

What farmers should do if they suspect they have a water leak

01 Apr 2019

Water leaks are expensive. It’s not just the cost of the water that’s wasted but the cost of finding and repairing them. In the UK 3.2 billion litres of water are lost through leakage every day and with agriculture a water-intensive industry, a significant part of this could come from farms.

Important information about fatbergs

15 Jan 2019

Every year, tens of thousands of litres of waste fat, cooking oil and grease are poured down sinks by businesses who don't realise the problems this could cause.

Martyn Designs His Own Iron Man Challenge to Raise Funds for Hospice

29 Nov 2018

The care a family friend received before her death has motivated “an average man” to undertake an eye-wateringly extreme physical challenge to raise funds for the Dorset charity that treated her.

How to get your business ready for winter

13 Nov 2018

With summer a pleasant, but fading, memory winter is now inching ever closer, bringing with it the inevitable freezing temperatures and bad weather. For businesses this can mean risk as snow, flooding and other bad weather mean that the chances of disruption and additional costs are increased.

Water Retailer Shortlisted for National Business Award

01 Oct 2018

Water retailer Pennon Water Services has been named as a national finalist in the Chamber Business Awards.

Phishing advice

20 Sep 2018

We have been made aware of a fraudulent email purporting to come from one of the water wholesalers that we work with being sent to one of our customers. In this case, an email was sent to a business claiming to be from South West Water, with the subject South West Water LOA and an attached Word Document called ‘Letter of Authority by South West Water’. The fraudulent email offered discounted water if personal information, including names, addresses, and bank details, was entered.

Helping Farmers to Keep Private Water Supplies Safe

13 Jul 2018

Water retailer Bournemouth Water Business is urging farmers with alternative water supplies to make sure they carry out regular checks in order to maintain quality levels.

Making Your Workplace More Water Efficient During the Current Hot Weather

29 Jun 2018

With the Met Office forecasting that the current warm weather is due to continue into next week, here are our tips for businesses to make sure they are using water wisely...

Water retailer shortlisted for industry award

02 May 2018

Water retailer Pennon Water Services has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Utility Week Stars Awards.

Five things every business should do to guard against water leaks

23 Apr 2018

Even a small water leak can cause disruption to your business as well as damaging property and leading to increased bills.

Water retailer launches new website

23 Apr 2018

Water retailer Pennon Water Services has launched a new website and social media channels for its value added services arm, AquaCare.

Expert advice on water efficiency

16 Apr 2018

Many properties and businesses suffer from poor water pressure and flow. This can occur for various reasons such as when the water main is too small and can’t meet the demand or if there are leaking or blocked service pipes.

Pennon Water Services Celebrates the First Anniversary of the Open Water Market

05 Apr 2018

Water retailer Pennon Water Services has won a raft of national contracts and scored impressive customer service marks in the first 12 months of competition in the non-household water market - the biggest shake-up to the industry for almost 30 years.

Making agricultural water supplies more resilient

16 Mar 2018

Severe weather problems last week highlighted the importance of making sure that agricultural water supplies are as resilient as possible.

Making water supplies more resilient for manufacturers

16 Mar 2018

Manufacturers are being urged to review their contingency plans following water supply disruptions caused by extreme weather last week which saw Cadbury’s and Jaguar Land Rover temporarily close factories in the West Midlands.

Surviving the thaw- tips for business customers

05 Mar 2018

The freeze and subsequent thaw have caused wholesalers a number of problems that have, in some cases, impacted on water supply for business customers due to a number of burst pipes.

Open for business in the new water retail market

01 Apr 2017

From tomorrow (1 April 2017), up to 1.2 million businesses and other non-household customers across the country will be able to choose who they buy water and wastewater services from.

Pennon and South Staffordshire Plc Group join forces

29 Nov 2016

Pennon and South Staffordshire Plc Group join forces to create bigger non-household water retail business

Dorset Tourism Awards

19 Oct 2016

In October, we attended the prestigious Dorset Tourism Awards at Bovington Tank Museum where we were proud sponsors of the Unsung Hero for Customer Service Award.

South West Growth Fund delivers £2.3 million business boost

16 Jul 2016

23 businesses from Cornwall to Gloucestershire are now benefitting from grants totalling £2.3million from the South West Growth Fund. These first grants from the fund, which was launched last year by Plymouth University’s GAIN team, SWMAS Ltd, Bournemouth Water Business and the Western Morning News, will deliver 300 new jobs for the region.