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Factfile: South West Water

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Each day, South West Water supplies over 129 billion litres of water to homes, business and industry, comprising 700 000 billed customers.

The water company takes its water from rivers, reservoirs and underground sources.

The water is treated at a water treatment works before it arrives at our taps.

When the water has been used, about 95% is returned for treatment at sewage treatment works along with liquid waste from local factories and surface water.

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