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

  • Performance manager

     £31000 -  £40000 per annum

    Closing date: 31/08/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are seeking a motivated people-manager to lead and develop a team of up to 12 multi-skilled technicians. You will drive...

  • Customer field representative

     £24000 -  £31000 per annum

    Closing date: 31/08/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? Would you like work for one of the largest utility companies in the UK? Do you have a great track record of providing...

  • Network engineer

     £24000 -  £27000 per annum

    Closing date: 31/08/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? You will manage and maintain our sewer network. Helping to resolve customer issues and ongoing works, you will be overseeing...

  • Occupational health advisor

     £30000 -  £37000 per annum

    Closing date: 31/08/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? This is a great opportunity for a newly qualified OH professional to join our occupational health & wellbeing team to...

  • Sewer adoptions engineer

     £36000 -  £42000 per annum

    Closing date: 24/08/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? Working in a team of engineers, you will technically assess and consult on applications for the effective delivery of Adoption...

  • Customer field representative

     £24000 -  £31000 per annum

    Closing date: 31/08/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? Would you like work for one of the largest utility companies in the UK? Do you have a great track record of providing...

  • Network service technician

     £22440 -  £25000 per annum

    Closing date: 24/08/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are looking at recruiting a range of network service technicians to cover the South London region, working on full time,...

  • Engine/generator technician

     £35000 -  £45000 per annum

    Closing date: 31/08/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? Working as part of a specialist team to maintain, repair & optimise the performance of a fleet of spark ignition biogas...

  • Quantity surveyor

     £30000 -  £41000 per annum

    Closing date: 31/08/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? A leading Utilities company is seeking an experienced Assistant Quantity Surveyor/ Quantity Surveyor to join their expanding...

  • Inventory materials planner

     £24000 -  £28000 per annum

    Closing date: 31/08/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? An experienced Inventory and Inventory Materials Planner is needed to join a growing logistics and supply chain team in...

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