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

  • Electricity scheduling team leader – 12 month FTC

    Up to  £28900 per annum

    Closing date: 02/11/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The Energy lead manages a small team of energy schedulers who support the transfer of electricity from recently adopted...

  • Quality and compliance manager

     £30000 -  £40000 per annum

    Closing date: 26/10/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are looking for someone to lead and manage an effective Quality & Compliance function within the Operations Service...

  • Help desk team leader

     £24650 -  £29000 per annum

    Closing date: 02/11/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced team leader to manage a team of 10 employees, responsible for leading...

  • Application analyst (SAP security and GRC)

     £26350 -  £35650 per annum

    Closing date: 02/11/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The Spring programme is a major transformation of our legacy mainframe based billing system to use SAP IS-U and C4C. The SAP...

  • Directly managed capital (DMC) risk analyst

     £26000 -  £32000 per annum

    Closing date: 02/11/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are looking for a Risk Analyst to form part of the managing operational risks team within our Thames Valley region. You...

  • Instrumentation, control & automation technician

     £36000 -  £41400 per annum

    Closing date: 08/11/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking a mobile instrumentation, control & automation (ICA) technician to ensure that all equipment...

  • Specialist process technician

     £30000 -  £36000 per annum

    Closing date: 01/11/2018

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

  • Customer and continuous improvement manager

     £37000 -  £48000 per annum

    Closing date: 01/11/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? You will work in the north London network team providing essential services for our 8 million customers north of the river...

  • Contracts manager

     £40000 -  £54000 per annum

    Closing date: 01/11/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking a driven and robust Contracts Manager, within our Commercial Team, to manage a portfolio of high...

  • Team manager

     £26000 -  £33350 per annum

    Closing date: 01/11/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? An exciting opportunity to join the wholesale water above ground planning & scheduling team as we move forward within a...

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