Scottish Water upgrading water network in Scottish Borders

13 May 2018

Scottish Water are undertaking work on the A68 and A6091 in the Scottish Borders. Details are provided below:

Taking care of your water supply in Earlston

What we are doing

We are currently upgrading the water network in your area and across the Scottish Borders.

We are installing 7km of new water pipes from near Rhymer’s Stone, south of Newstead to
Earlston Service Reservoir. This project is to improve the security of water supply in Earlston
and the surrounding area ensuring that you can continue to enjoy clear, fresh drinking water
now and in the future. To enable us to carry out this work we will be erecting temporary traffic
lights on the A68 and the A6091.

When are we doing it

Work will start on the A68 and the A6091 from Monday 14th May 2018 for approx. 2 weeks

What happens next

From Monday 14th May work will begin on the A68 south of Sorrowless Field Mains Farm for
1 week and will then move south on the A68 to Drygrange for 1 week.

From Monday 14th May work will begin on the A6091 near Broomhill for approx. 1 week

• During the work you may notice some noise from construction equipment. We will try
to keep disruption to a minimum where possible.
• There will be an increase in traffic movements, particularly HGVs; please take care
and follow any signs put in place.Thank you for your patience and understanding while we complete this essential work and
see over for details of how to keep up to date with what we are doing in your area.

Our alliance partner Caledonia Water Alliance (CWA) will be carrying out this
work on our behalf.