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

  • Customer service incident management specialist

    Up to  £18700 per annum

    Closing date: 22/02/2019

    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...

  • SPS senior performance & risk analyst

     £35700 -  £48300 per annum

    Closing date: 01/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? Working in the Performance Risk and Optimisation team, within the Waste Network team in Operations, this role develops and...

  • Data and improvement analyst

     £25000 -  £30000 per annum

    Closing date: 01/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to join our wholesale market services department which facilitates the delivery...

  • SPS performance & risk analyst

     £26350 -  £35650 per annum

    Closing date: 01/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? Working in the Performance Risk and Optimisation team, within the Waste Network team in Operations, this role provides...

  • Complaints associate

     £20000 -  £24000 per annum

    Closing date: 07/03/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? As a case manager, you’ll be the first point of contact for written complaints and enquiries – which you will resolve for the...

  • Lead business analyst

     £41600 -  £62400 per annum

    Closing date: 28/02/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The Lead Business Analyst reports to the Head of IT for a specified business area. They are an expert in their field and...

  • Business master data manager

     £56000 -  £84000 per annum

    Closing date: 28/02/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? The data governance manager serves as a point of escalation for governance, data quality and protection issues and will work...

  • Instrumentation, control & automation (ICA) technician

     £35000 -  £45000 per annum

    Closing date: 28/02/2019

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

  • Programme manager Thames Valley

     £50000 -  £64000 per annum

    Closing date: 21/02/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are seeking a commercially experienced manager who will be responsible for the delivery of a large program of capital...

  • Programme manager West London

     £50000 -  £64000 per annum

    Closing date: 21/02/2019

    What is the purpose of the role? We are seeking a commercially experienced manager who will be responsible for the delivery of a large program of capital...

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