Water and wastewater services for Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
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It’s an exciting time to join Southern Water as we deliver our Business Plan for 2015–20 and start to review our strategy for 2020–25.

Our current plan sets out a wide range of improvements we will deliver for customers, responding directly to what they told us was important to them.

Over the next few years we will spend around £3 billion enhancing and maintaining the water and wastewater services we provide – equivalent to £1,500 for every household and business in our area.

Do you want to get involved from the ground up on a project? Are you an innovator looking to break through traditional boundaries? Are you passionate about protecting water quality and the environment? 

Then we should be talking … 

Why join us?

  • Play an essential role in your community
  • Make a difference to the environment
  • Live and work in a region that includes more than 800km of pristine coastline 
  • Benefit from a structured programme of formal training and hands-on technical placements, informal on-the-job learning and regular contact with experienced and passionate mentors. 

You are the future leaders of Southern Water so why not start your journey now. 

Engineering and construction

Within Engineering and Construction you will acquire a complete overview of the company and its infrastructure. You’ll be presented with complex and fascinating challenges, working with teams in every area of the business to highlight areas for improvement, helping us to determine, analyse and find solutions.


Our Operations teams form the backbone of our vast network. Here you will develop a detailed understanding of how all operational areas function by developing technical understanding of scientific processes, performance reporting and resourcing.

Corporate Services

As a graduate in the Southern Water Finance team you will help drive profit and shape our processes. You will work closely with teams across the whole business and work on projects around financial planning and strategy. 

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