Wessex Water Services Limited
Wessex Water is the regional water and sewage treatment business serving an area of the south west of England, covering 10,000 square kilometres including Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, most of Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire and Hampshire. We treat and supply drinking water to 1.2 million people and provide sewerage services to about 2.5million.
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- Business Type:
- Service provider
- Industry Type:
- Water and Wastewater
- Market Focus:
- Regionally (various states or provinces)
- Year Founded:
We are the regional water and sewage treatment business serving an area of the south west of England, covering 10,000 square kilometres including Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, most of Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire and Hampshire.
YTL Power International of Kuala Lumpur acquired us in May 2002. Since then YTL has demonstrated its long term commitment to us which is providing stability and certainty to the business and enabling us to continue to provide a first class service to our customers.
We are committed to giving all our customers excellent standards of service by providing high quality water and environmental services that protect health, improve the environment and give customers good value for money.
We are recognised by the water industry regulator, Ofwat, as one of the most efficient water and sewerage companies in England and Wales.
And we firmly believe that customers are stakeholders in the company along with the environment, our employees and shareholders.
Facts and figures
We serve an area of around 10,000 square kilometres.
We supply 1.3 million people with around 284 million litres of water a day
- 97 water sources
- 110 water treatment works
- 209 pumping stations, used to supply water to customers
- 340 service reservoirs and water towers
- 11,509 km of water mains.
We treat 475 million litres of sewage from 2.7 million customers a day.
Our sewerage system includes:
- More than 30,000 km of sewers
- 405 sewage treatment works
- 1,003 combined sewer overflows
- 1,515 pumping stations, used to take sewage away.