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

Engineering careers in the water sector - Skills London 2008 - Thames Water

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24: A business in control - Thames Water

Latest Opportunities

  • Specialist billing and collections agent

    Up to  £18700 per annum

    Closing date: 01/01/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The Billing and Collections team are responsible the accurate billing and payment collection for 3.2m directly billed...

  • Site maintenance operative

    Up to  £22440 per annum

    Closing date: 25/12/2018

    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...

  • Field services manager

     £40000 -  £45000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/12/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The purpose of this role is to deliver operational activities within North Thames Valley Region of Thames Water. You will take...

  • Customer risk analyst

     £20000 -  £24650 per annum

    Closing date: 25/12/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? This is a fixed term contract/secondment. This is highly demanding administrative role where you will be completing risk...

  • Process technician (health and safety)

     £22440 -  £26400 per annum

    Closing date: 25/12/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The role of the process technician is to perform a range of activities focused on health and safety on site, as well as to...

  • Technical team leader

     £37000 -  £48000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/12/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? To lead a region of the CHP Maintenance Team to deliver its maintenance plan and targets for uptime and output using...

  • IT transition planning & support lead

     £39100 -  £52900 per annum

    Closing date: 25/12/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? You will be an experienced IT Service Management professional with an overall responsibility for managing the planning and...

  • Business platform architect for IT-4-IT

     £56000 -  £84000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/12/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The Business Platform Architect covering IT-4-IT owns the definition, governance and roadmap for the platforms that support to...

  • Data analyst lead

     £38000 -  £51000 per annum

    Closing date: 25/12/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? Define quality rules, perform necessary tasks so that data within the business systems is accurate and of sufficient quality...

  • Test environment manager

     £18000 -  £20500 per annum

    Closing date: 25/12/2018

    What is the purpose of the role? The Test Environment Manager will be responsible for the management of Thames Digital Non-production Environment Managed...

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