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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Latest Opportunities

  • Contracts manager

     £45000 -  £55000 per annum

    Closing date: 01/04/2019

    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...

  • Fleet operations & compliance manager

     £40000 -  £45000 per annum

    Closing date: 22/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? An opportunity has arisen at Thames Water for an experienced Fleet Operations & Compliance Manager to work for one of the...

  • Corporate facilities manager

     £38000 -  £43000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to oversee the management of our facilities contracts & services to assure...

  • Contracts manager

     £45000 -  £55000 per annum

    Closing date: 28/03/2019

    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...

  • Strategy development lead

     £35000 -  £40000 per annum

    Closing date: 28/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? Thames Water carries out 15,000 new water connections every year and deals with more than 45,000 requests to connect to a...

  • Mechanical and electrical technician

     £31000 -  £35000 per annum

    Closing date: 28/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are seeking a mechanical and electrical technician to ensure that all equipment at our water treatment works are running...

  • Management systems development manager

     £40000 -  £50000 per annum

    Closing date: 28/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The role of this Management Systems Development Manager is to lead a technical operational area providing specialist technical...

  • SCADA interface engineer

     £45000 -  £55000 per annum

    Closing date: 27/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? To take a leading role in the Tideway Integration Group (TIG) for the technical governance of the ICA\SCADA systems...

  • Maintenance engineer

     £40000 -  £50000 per annum

    Closing date: 27/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The purpose of this role is the development of maintenance planning with Tideway in preparation for the handover of...

  • Technical coordinator

     £31000 -  £39000 per annum

    Closing date: 26/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? You will be responsible for the delivery of complex maintenance activities through both our internal maintenance team as well...

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