Customers will see their water bills cut by £50 and firms must invest an extra £6 million every day over the next five years under plans unveiled by the water watchdog.
The Highland Council is clearing up in Dingwall after last evening’s severe flash flooding in the town.
Water companies are failing to convince enough households that their bills are fair and they provide value for money, according to a consumer group.
Water firms could be barred from making shareholder payouts under new measures unveiled by the industry regulator to ensure they remain financially robust and protect customer interests.
A call has been made for children to be taught about the dangers of cold water shock as figures suggest the number of young people accidentally drowning rose by almost a quarter last year.
Two Aberdeen researchers have embarked upon a £2 million project to eliminate the toxins found in developing countries’ drinking water.
Tests have shown water at a school where several current and former teachers have been diagnosed with cancer is safe to drink, the Education Secretary has insisted.
A new initiative at Scotland’s national golf open aims to cut the use of plastic water bottles by up to 80%.
Offshore workers who went for days without fresh water, amid fears it was affected by a contagious bug, have had their supply restored.
Residents in Cove, Altens and Redmoss in Aberdeen have been left without water this evening after a water main burst.
A burst pipe has left some north-east homes without water this evening.
Thousands of homes in Aberdeen were left without water for hours yesterday after a major main burst on the outskirts of the city.
Work to upgrade the water mains in a north-east town gets under way this week.
Fresh and clear tap water is something we take for granted in a country where rainfall is plentiful. But, to provide an uninterrupted supply of great tasting, high quality water is no mean feat.
Scientists from St Andrews University believe they could have solved the long-standing mystery of why our planet is so wet.
Scottish Water has warned that some homes in Laurencekirk may have lost water this evening.
Thousands of Moray residents are being offered free bottles of drinking water after concerns that those with private water supplies are running dry.
An appeal has been issued by Shetland Islands Council relating to those who may have concerns over their private water supplies drying up during the current spell of dry weather.
Emergency water tankers are being deployed across Scotland as round-the-clock work to ease the “unprecedented” shortages continues.
One of the country’s leading water rescue experts has been appointed to lead the fire service in the north-east.
Moray residents have been urged to use water “wisely” due to concerns that the region is experiencing a drought.
Three villages in a corner of North Uist could be connected to the mains water supply for the first time thanks to a new project.
The RNLI had to launch lifeboats off Scotland’s coast an average of three times a day last year.
The World Health Organisation has announced it is to review the potential risks of plastic in drinking water after studies found micro particles in popular bottled brands.
Scottish Water has lifted restrictions which were put in place on the water supply serving around 50 properties in Dalwhinnie in the Highlands.
A Highland water supply has been given the all-clear by health chiefs - but locals were last night adamant there was still a problem.
A health warning advising people not to drink flavoured water produced a north-east firm has been issued as a "precaution".
Angry residents of a Highland village squared up to a chainsaw squad yesterday as the latest phase of work on a waste water treatment plant got under way.
Scottish Water will be carrying out essential road repairs next week at one of the busiest and most accident-prone junctions in the Highlands.
Campaigners look to Highland councillors in their battle against Scottish Water’s plant upgrade plans
Campaigners took a sewage protest to Highland councillors yesterday urging them to halt Scottish Water's upgrade of its Ardersier plant and try alternative technology.
Hydration, hydration, hydration... Many believe it’s the number one rule of wellness.
Controversial plans to upgrade a Highland sewage plant have reached a milestone with roadworks beginning to accommodate construction traffic.