Southern Water Overview

  • Worthing, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1989
  • Company - Private
  • Utilities
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)


Each day we supply 532 million litres of drinking water from our 91 water treatment works along 13,870 kilometres of water mains to our customers’ taps. We take nearly 70 per cent of the water from underground sources, called aquifers, 23 per cent from rivers and seven per ...

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Feb 1, 2018
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I worked at Southern Water full-time


Excellent company to work for most employees have been working there for a long time. Very low retention.


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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Southern Water (United Kingdom)


    During Covid, had a phone interview followed up by a second interview. Organised by a 3rd party. Great people to interview, they were both super nice and the HR reps were responsive after the fact

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Southern Water

Nov 11, 2019

Congratulations to our risk team who won the top prize for Risk Management Programme of the Year at the CIR Awards this week. The team, made up of our employees and Stantec has transformed the systems and processes to manage threats and opportunities on our multi-billion pound construction projects, making us an industry leader in risk management. “Siobhan and her team have delivered a truly world class programme which is already delivering benefits to our teams delivering complex projects,” said Neil Colman, our director of engineering and construction. “Beating competition from global names such as Barclays and BT underlines the quality the judges identified in this programme,” he added. Read more about the team's work here:


Southern Water Awards & Accolades

  • Drainage & Flood Management Initiative of the YearWWT, Water Awards2019
  • South East Innovation AwardInstitute of Water2019

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