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

  • Service delivery manager

     £35000 -  £44000 per annum

    Closing date: 08/05/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to join our wholesale market services department which facilitates the delivery...

  • THP technician

     £20000 -  £25400 per annum

    Closing date: 08/05/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? You will be working as part of the thermal hydrolysis team in a very "hands-on" role. As the THP technician, reporting to the...

  • Statutory compliance lifting inspection engineer

     £25000 -  £32000 per annum

    Closing date: 08/05/2018

    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...

  • Portfolio assurance analyst

     £40000 -  £45000 per annum

    Closing date: 08/05/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The application of appropriate quality assurance for the IS portfolio. The role determines that projects are controlled during...

  • Senior quantity surveyor

     £40000 -  £50000 per annum

    Closing date: 08/05/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? Working as a senior quantity surveyor, within the Developer Services major projects team, you will be leading a team of...

  • Process controller

     £24310 -  £32890 per annum

    Closing date: 08/05/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? Reporting to the site manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the largest clean water treatment works...

  • IT applications support lead (middleware)

     £48000 -  £72000 per annum

    Closing date: 07/05/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? You will be ensuring maintenance planning and adherence to procedures for operating efficiency. The applications support lead...

  • IT test assurance and tooling lead

     £48000 -  £72000 per annum

    Closing date: 07/05/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? This is a dual role responsible for testing quality assurance and test automation across the IT estate. You are responsible...

  • IT change analyst FTC

     £31000 -  £34000 per annum

    Closing date: 07/05/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The change analyst will be a junior service professional whose role will be supporting all change management process and...

  • Industrial mechanical & electrical technician

     £32000 -  £42000 per annum

    Closing date: 07/05/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking a mechanical & electrical technician to ensure that all equipment associated with our sewage...

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