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

  • Mechanical and electrical technician

     £32000 -  £36800 per annum

    Closing date: 27/05/2019

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

  • Water quality technician

    Up to  £20400 per annum

    Closing date: 27/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? Every year we carry out over 500,000 tests on samples of water that we routinely collect from our treatment works, reservoirs...

  • Modelling specialist - water resources

     £35700 -  £48000 per annum

    Closing date: 27/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The purpose of the role will be to undertake and support analysis, as well as support the provision of water resource data and...

  • Sewer rehabilitation engineer

     £40000 -  £48000 per annum

    Closing date: 27/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? As the Sewer Rehabilitation Engineer you act as the technical gatekeeper for all capital follow on work solutions, responsible...

  • Business support

     £20000 -  £25000 per annum

    Closing date: 27/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? High engagement within the team is crucial for the success of this role. You will need to be comfortable and confident with...

  • Customer service agent 24Hr

    Up to  £22000 per annum + Shift allowance

    Closing date: 31/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? To handle and resolve inbound customer enquiries relating to operational issues. To give you a flavour, you will answering key...

  • Cloud operations and support engineer

     £58000 -  £68000 per annum

    Closing date: 31/05/2019

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

  • Proactive control coordinator

     £22950 -  £29950 per annum

    Closing date: 31/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? To provide first class support to Thames Water Operational Teams by supporting operational tasks, proactively identifying and...

  • Reporting analyst

     £28000 -  £32000 per annum

    Closing date: 30/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? This role is required to support the Service Reporting Manager, and the reporting needs of Thames Water and Wholesale Market...

  • Site maintenance operative

    Up to  £20400 per annum

    Closing date: 30/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The role of this process technician is to perform a range of activities to ensure that all equipment associated with our...

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