As holidaymakers flock to the Isle of Wight over the bank holiday weekend, Southern Water is urging both residents and visitors across the South East to not waste water.
Southern Water is investing more than £500,000 in a scheme to benefit the environment on the Isle of Wight.
Southern Water has updated its plans on how it would deal with a drought in the South East of England. The plan is now open for public consultation and feedback until Friday 30th March, 2012
Two young men from the Isle of Wight are taking the first steps in their new career as Southern Water apprentices. In addition to an earlier article on Island Pulse Sam Underwood writes:
Over 300 metres of new fruiting hedgerows have been planted at six locations around the Island this week. The planting has been made possible by Gift to Nature, operated by Natural Enterprise, as part of National Tree Week and the Tree Council’s “Hedgerow Harvest” project.
Southern Water supplies water to two million customers in Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Water Strategy Manager Meyrick Gough said: “From a resource perspective, we are in a better-than-average position, and do not envisage having to impose a hosepipe ban this summer.”
Southern Water is sponsoring the swimming competition at this year’s NatWest Island Games. More than 160 athletes will be competing in the swimming events which will be held at the Medina Leisure Centre in Newport.