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Anglian Water Overview

Huntingdon, England
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Unknown / Non-Applicable
We manage, supply and recycle water for the driest region in the UK. So we love every drop. We love the opportunities that come with it. Because we are redefining what a utility company can be. From delivering the highest standards of customer service to transforming the way ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#1), 2018 (#2)

Top CEOs: 2019 (#1), 2018 (#12), 2017 (#1)

Company Updates

  • A fresh new year could lead to a fresh new job!

    Did you know that last year we recruited a variety of roles ranging from lifeguards to project managers and even a campsite warden! If you're lacking motivation and feeling frustrated in your current job we might have the perfect challenge for you.

    Check out our careers site to see the wide range of roles that you might not have even considered you could do with us.

    #NewYearNewJob #Hiring #JobSearch #careeropportunities

    Anglian Water Careers

    For us, it's also work. Work that challenges, excites and rewards us. We manage, supply and recycle water for the driest region in the UK. So we love every drop. We love the opportunities that come with it. Because we are redefining what a utility company can be.

  • Our engineers are once again pushing the boundaries of engineering innovation as they begin a trial using fibre optic cables to detect leaks in their water pipe network.

    Working with award winning alliance partner Kier Group and the innovative CRALEY Group, the new trial is the next addition to our pedigree of innovation in next generation leakage engineering.

    Hayley Bruce, Project Manager for Anglian Water said: “This technology has the potential to revolutionise the way we find and fix leaks across our water network and we’re hoping it will be a fitting addition to our Smart network strategy, it’s exciting times!"

    Learn more about it here -

    #innovation #leakage #engineering #waterindustry

    Anglian Water to trial fibre-optic cables to find hidden leaks in water mains | Anglian Water Services

    With enough water pipe to reach Australia and back again, the water company is already a frontier performer in the industry, reporting half as much leakage per kilometre of pipeline as any other water company in the in the UK.

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Anglian Water – Why Work With Us?

Explore Anglian  Water and you’ll discover a world where engineers, scientists, customer service people - and a whole range of other experts and professionals - work together to deliver a vital service to over 6 million customers.

The sheer variety of what we do - and breadth of opportunity we offer - are just two of the reasons why we have been voted one of the best places to work in the UK. Now find out more. Discover what you can do in this amazing role, with the UK’s largest water company.

Welcome to a company that values different. We go out of our way to find people from all walks of life – people with refreshing ideas and a shared passion for managing and delivering water.

We’re committed to supporting the learning and development of our people, ensuring they have the skills and knowledge they need to be successful, work safely and achieve their full potential. We’ve even won awards for our approach – in November 2017, we achieved the Personnel Today Award for Excellence in Learning and Development.

Enjoy exploring your future!

We believe that everyone should enjoy working for us and be proud of the contribution they make, so in return, we feel that our employees deserve high quality benefits. There is more to our reward package than just a salary. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits that go far beyond a basic package.

Health and wellbeing is a top priority for us and we are committed to providing benefits that fit your needs, both now and in the future.

We also understand that career development and opportunities are important for many people. We will support you to perform at your best by offering a range of training and development programmes to help you plan your career.

Our benefits don’t end there! We are constantly looking at new and exciting ways of rewarding and offering benefits to our valued employees.


As well as a competitive salary, we also offer:

Bonus – depending on what role you are applying for, you could be eligible for a performance related bonus or incentive scheme.

Holiday – you’ll benefit from a competitive annual leave allocation that rises with length of service and through our flexible benefits you have the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave.

Private Healthcare – everyone has the opportunity to join our scheme providing specialist healthcare when you need it the most

Dental cover – we offer a dental cover scheme for you and your family

Recognition – you can send thank yous and other recognition awards to colleagues for doing a fantastic job.

High street discounts and savings – you and your family can access thousands of discounts, gift cards and offers from some of the UK's most popular retailers.

Company vehicle – depending on what role you are applying for, you could be eligible for a Company car or van.

Volunteering – it’s great for your development and wellbeing and helps to connect to the customers that we serve, so our volunteering programme provides lots of opportunities for our people to give back and get involved in their local communities.

Water Park Discounts - we have many water parks across our region and as an employee you will receive various discounts when visiting.

Health & Safety - we believe that a safer, happier and healthier workforce is the most important thing in all that we do

Wellbeing – we offer many different well-being programmes to help keep you fit and healthy

Employee Assistance Programme – life can be challenging sometimes so everyone has access to speak with a trained professional at any time of the day

Pension – it’s much more than a post-retirement income. You could also benefit from life assurance, a pension for a surviving spouse, and benefits if ill-health prevents you from working.

Loyalty saving schemes – we offer a scheme that is safe and easy to save for the future.

Supporting mental health and wellbeing is important to us. A happy and healthy workforce is what makes a good organisation great, but it’s more than that. Our people are our greatest asset and we want them to feel happier for coming to work.

Our mantra is that we believe work should have a positive effect on health and wellbeing. Our in house LIFE and Wellbeing Programme continues to grow across the business, helping our employees to improve all aspects of their life through coming to work. This is something we feel hugely passionate about and are working hard to make this a reality.

If you’re just starting out in your career then take a look at some of our exciting apprentice and graduate roles. Whether you’d like to work on an operational site or in an office, use your practical skills, be in a customer facing role, learn what it takes to be a manager, or work with IT, the opportunities are endless.

You earn while you learn on all of our student programmes, and benefit from the guidance of an experienced mentor and team. You’ll gain exposure across the business and make a real impact in an innovative and leading Company.

Take a look at our student programmes and dive into a world of exciting opportunities.  

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We’re immensely proud to have won the prestigious Business in the Community Responsible Business of the Year award in 2017. The award recognises companies that put social and environmental concerns at the heart of their strategy, demonstrating a commitment to sustainability and embedding it in the culture of the business.

We have successfully demonstrated this through our Love Every Drop strategy that encourages every one of us to put water at the heart of a new way of living. Through innovation and collaboration, we have totally transformed our business and we’re making great strides towards improving the region around us too.

This is a fantastic achievement that highlights the great work that each one of us delivers right across the business.

Anglian Water Reviews

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    "My time at Anglian water"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Engineer in Norwich, England
    Current Employee - Maintenance Engineer in Norwich, England
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    I have been working at Anglian Water full-time (Less than a year)


    My time at Anglian Water has been a very good experience I am currently going through their Apprentice Programme. I have been working with them for 6 months and I have learnt so much that I will take into my future career with them. My mentor and manager have been very supportive in everything I have done and have helped me become very settle in the team I work in. The environment that I work in is a very friendly and everyone is always there to support me if I have any problems and help me complete tasks easily. I was welcomed into this company with a very organised induction week which informed me with a lot of information on how the company is run and how my time at Anglian Water will be.


    I haven't been working here for very long but I am yet to discover anything I am unhappy with.

    Advice to Management

    At the start of my time at Anglian Water accessing the intranet was fairly difficult as I was never formally given my email address and shown how to use they system, After I requested access I can now easily navigate and access the system.

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Anglian Water Interviews



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    Digital Apprentice Interview

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Anglian Water.


    Phone interview followed by an assesment centre with a range of different tasks from teambuilding to communication and a 20 minute test at the end. Found out a few days later.

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Anglian Water Awards & Accolades

  • Carbon Reduction Project of the Year, British Construction Industry Awards, 2017
  • Responsible Business of the Year, Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards, 2017
  • Glassdoor's Highest Rated CEO's 2017, Glassdoor Employee Choice Awards, 2017
  • Water Industry Skills Champion Award, Institute of Water President’s Awards, 2017
  • Occupational Health and Safety, RoSPA Gold Award, 2017
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