Workers at Scottish Water have accepted an 8% pay rise. The increase will also be applied to all overtime, call out and standby rates worked since April 2023. There will be a […]
A WATER expert is calling on the public to get their homes prepared for winter to avoid burst pipes and irreparable damage during Scotland’s coldest months. With the Met Office reporting temperatures […]
Scottish Water’s Top Up Tap in Kirkwall served up 272 litres over this summer and Lerwick’s dispensed almost 3,000 litres. The Top Up Taps initiative has inspired a 19% increase in people […]
The dedicated seven- to 11-year-old pupils from Rousay Community School have been visiting the Pickie Centre in Kirkwall to take part in the national Learn to Swim programme – a partnership between Scottish Swimming and Scottish Water which is delivered by aquatic providers across Scotland.
As part of a series of articles in the run up to COP27 we take a look at Water in Scotland.
“Scottish Minister’s should not have approved these bonuses while households are facing rises in their water bills of at least 12% in coming months.” Rhoda Grant MSP Labour
“Water supplies are now gradually restoring for affected customers as our network recovers.”
The full repair will take an estimated 2 hours from now to complete.
“We have now identified the cause of the interruption to water supply affecting customers in Stromness and Orkney. “
The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 903 as 3 new positive tests were recorded in the Health Board area.