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

  • Delivery manager

     £41000 -  £48000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are seeking a commercial and driven candidate to provide MEICA and Civil Engineering construction solutions, to the process...

  • Innovation delivery lead

     £59000 -  £69000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The Innovation delivery lead is an IT professional with experience across a number of IT disciplines. The role will work...

  • Cloud operations & support team leader

     £50000 -  £70000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are looking for a Cloud Operations & Support Team Leader to provide day to day support for our expanding Azure Cloud...

  • Learning and development administrator

     £22950 -  £28000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? This Learning and Development administrator will serve two functions: Firstly they will aid the development and delivery of a...

  • Process technician

     £23000 -  £27000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The role will report into the Sewage Pumping Team Manager on a day to day basis with work being allocated via the Planning and...

  • Performance manager

     £31000 -  £40000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are seeking a motivated people-manager to lead and develop a team of up to 8 multi-skilled technicians. You will drive...

  • Customer field representative

     £24000 -  £31000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? Your role as Customer Representative will be to support our customers by a variety of contact methods but mostly in person...

  • Customer service agent

     £18500 -  £22000 per annum

    Closing date: 28/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? You will be performing a crucial role for Thames Water within the wholesale service desk, handling all service requests raised...

  • Network metering technician

     £27000 -  £35000 per annum

    Closing date: 28/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual to ensure the effective maintenance and repair of district /...

  • Health & safety trainer

     £28000 -  £34000 per annum

    Closing date: 27/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking an engaging and hands-on mobile Trainer to join our successful and innovative Health & Safety...

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