Thames Water

Our Company

Our history dates back to the 1600s with the creation of the New River.

It features some pretty impressive engineering projects, record-breaking investment, UK firsts and water industry-leading initiatives

  • UK's largest water and wastewater services provider
  • 15 million customers
  • 4,700 employees
  • One of the cheapest providers, with customers paying an average £1.01 per day
  • Kemble Water Holdings Ltd, a consortium of institutional investors managed by the Macquarie Capital Funds (Europe) Limited, acquired Thames Water on 1 December 2006

Water services

  • 9 million clean water customers in London and the Thames Valley
  • An average of 2,600m litres of drinking water supplied per day
  • Operation and maintenance of 102 water treatment works, 30 raw water reservoirs, 288 pumping stations and 235 clean water service reservoirs.
  • Our tap water costs less than a tenth of a penny per litre
  • Drinking water quality is meeting 99.99 per cent of stringent tests
  • Half a million drinking water quality tests undertaken each year

Sewerage services

  • 15 million wastewater customers
  • 350 sewage works treating an average of more than 4.4bn litres per day of wastewater
  • 67,000 miles of sewer, 2,530 pumping stations and 1.2 million manholes
  • Two sludge-powered generators and 19 combined heat and power plants generating 153 GWh of renewable electricity
  • All wastewater treatment facilities are currently operating within Environment Agency compliance guidelines.

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Careers in the Water Sector

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Latest Opportunities

  • IT access manager

     £40800 -  £50200 per annum

    Closing date: 02/07/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The Request Fulfilment and Access Management lead will be an experienced IT Service Management professional with...

  • IT applications support lead; databases

     £48000 -  £72000 per annum

    Closing date: 02/07/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The application support lead (databases) will have a broad applications background with specific responsibility and focus for...

  • IT applications support lead; middleware

     £48000 -  £72000 per annum

    Closing date: 02/07/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The applications support lead (middleware) will have a broad applications background with specific responsibility and focus...

  • Enabling platform architect – integration & services

     £56000 -  £75000 per annum

    Closing date: 02/07/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently recruiting for an experience Enabling Platform Architect to join our Integration & Services team in...

  • Field services coordinator

     £18700 -  £25300 per annum

    Closing date: 02/07/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? Do you want to be a part of a company that provides an essential service to our 14.4million customers? Do you pride yourself...

  • Statutory compliance lifting inspection engineer

     £27000 -  £32000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/06/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? This position carries a high level of responsibility ensuring that all inspection of portable and fixed lifting equipment is...

  • Specialist process technician

     £30000 -  £36000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/06/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking an electrical technician, with experience working on industrial (not domestic) equipment, to support...

  • Electrical & mechanical engineer

     £25000 -  £36000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/06/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? You will work as part of an operational team in the South West waste treatment business area. Your role in the team would be...

  • Process technician

     £25245 -  £34155 per annum

    Closing date: 29/06/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? Responsible for the day-to-day operation of WTWs across North East London, working as part of a team of process technicians,...

  • Continuous improvement lead

     £24000 -  £30000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/06/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are looking to recruit a continuous improvement lead to implement and embed small scale metering specific improvements and...

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