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Southern Water Overview

Worthing, South East England, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1989
Company - Private
Utilities
£500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors

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We are one of the largest water and wastewater companies in the South East of England.

We supply 532 million litres of drinking water every day to more than two million customers and treat and recycle 717 million litres of wastewater for more than four ... Read more

Southern Water Reviews

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    Former Employee - Asset Engineer in Brighton, England
    Former Employee - Asset Engineer in Brighton, England
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Southern Water full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great co workers, atmosphere and CSR

    Cons

    Senior managers are slow to make decisions, Needs a shake up in management and to evolve into a modern company

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Southern Water Photos

Southern Water photo of: Working with the Sussex Wildlife Trust
Southern Water photo of: Working together to protect and enhance our coastline
Southern Water photo of: Working together to protect and enhance our coastline
Southern Water photo of: Working with The Environment Agency and Hastings Borough Council to protect and enhance our coastline
Southern Water photo of: The outlet tower, Weirwood Reservoir (Photo thanks to Geograph user Nigel Chadwick, Some Rights Reserved)
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Southern Water Interviews

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Getting an Interview

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    Reporting Analyst Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Southern Water.

    Interview

    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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Company Updates

  • 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: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMudZ

  • Our fat, oil, grease and #TheUnflushables team has helped reduced blockages by 25% in the last three years. The team, who were named Drainage & Flood Management Initiative of the Year 2019, work closely with customers and businesses to avoid blockages and internal flooding. Support includes prevention advice, visiting ‘blockage hotspots’ and checking for fat, oil or grease in manholes, Read Water and Wastewater Treatment Magazine's piece to find out more about the team and their blockage-busting work: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vM07p

    Southern Water's FOG and Unflushables programme has brought a significant improvement in the state of its sewers. Robin Hackett hears how the company has gone about educating customers and food service establishments in the fight to keep its networks clear TOWARDS ZERO POLLUTION Southern Water has set a target of zero pollution by 2040.

    Southern Water's FOG and Unflushables programme has brought a significant improvement in the state of its sewers. Robin Hackett hears how the company has gone about educating customers and food service establishments in the fight to keep its networks clear TOWARDS ZERO POLLUTION Southern Water has set a target of zero pollution by 2040.

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Southern Water Awards & Accolades

  • Drainage & Flood Management Initiative of the Year, WWT, Water Awards, 2019
  • South East Innovation Award, Institute of Water, 2019
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