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

  • Data analyst

     £26000 -  £32000 per annum

    Closing date: 30/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The Wholesale Market Services team are looking for a commercially minded, data curious, Data Analyst to identify data issues...

  • Network service technician

     £20400 -  £27600 per annum

    Closing date: 30/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The purpose of this role will be to provide excellent customer service to our customers by undertaking operational tasks,...

  • Specialist process technician

     £27000 -  £36000 per annum

    Closing date: 30/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The successful candidate will support the Specialist Process Controller in ensuring the overall operation of the desalination...

  • Site maintenance operative

     £22400 -  £22440 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...

  • 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...

  • Customer service advisor

     £18000 -  £23000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We work in a critical and fascinating business that delivers water and wastewater service to a quarter of the UK, provides...

  • Instrumentation, control & automation (ICA) technician

     £35000 -  £45000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

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

  • Customer service agent

     £20000 -  £25000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? As part of WMS, the NHH Services Team provides retail services for the Non Household Market. Our work streams include...

  • Wholesale services manager

     £45000 -  £49000 per annum

    Closing date: 29/05/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking a strong people manager, in a demanding environment, to lead and develop a large team who interact...

  • Mechanical and electrical technician

     £32000 -  £36800 per annum

    Closing date: 28/05/2019

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

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