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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24: A business in control - Thames Water

Latest Opportunities

  • Customer journey manager

     £41600 -  £62400 per annum

    Closing date: 25/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Customer Journey Improvement Manager to join our growing customer experience...

  • L&D projects analyst

     £35000 -  £48000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? Thames Water is embarking on an exciting journey. With the support of our CEO and executive team and with a great amount of...

  • Senior treasury accountant

     £42000 -  £50000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? This is a broad and exciting Senior Treasury Accountant role at the UK’s largest Water and Wastewater Company, in which you...

  • Revenue & settlement manager

     £55000 -  £70000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking an experienced revenue manager to join our Wholesale Market Services function which facilitates the...

  • Transport supervisor

     £30000 -  £35000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Transport Supervisor to join a growing fleet and transport team. Your role will...

  • Transport supervisor

     £30000 -  £35000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Transport Supervisor to join a growing fleet and transport team. Your role will...

  • Exceptions lead

     £35000 -  £46000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? This is an exciting career opportunity to join the Spring programme and be part of the team who go live with the first...

  • THP technician

     £26000 -  £30800 per annum

    Closing date: 25/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? You will be working as part of the Thermal Hydrolysis team, in a very hands-on role. Previous experience with boilers and...

  • Slow sand filter supervisor

     £27000 -  £36000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? You will be supervising a team who are responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the Slow Sand Filters (SSF) at Ashford...

  • Assurance & compliance analyst (3 months)

     £35000 -  £45000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? In September 2018 Thames Water proposed an £11.7 billion five year business plan, for the period 2020-2025, to Ofwat. Since...

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