"I believe that we are part of the lifeblood of this region. We should be enabling our communities, our region to prosper, grow, and build a resilient water future."

We are more than 2,000 thinkers and doers. We are problem solvers and strategists. Engineers and the educators. Accountants and administrators. We are everything you think we are and much more than you expect. We work hard. We aim high. We care. We create. We rise to every challenge, and we always try to be the best and deliver the best to the 4.6 million customers in our region, who we deliver Water for Life to.


Water for life is our purpose

To provide water for life to enhance health and wellbeing, protect and improve the environment and sustain the economy is our reason for being. And this purpose unites every single one of us because it’s so important and so vital.

We rely on water for everything. Without water, life as we know it would be impossible. And yet we know that challenges lie ahead. Our population is growing fast, and climate change is bringing greater risk of drought and flooding. Together we aim to find solutions and deliver a sustainable, high-quality water and wastewater service, today and for decades to come. If you share our passion, join us and you could too.

What you could do here

"It’s one of those places where you can progress, you can go into different areas, there’s so many opportunities."

Here at Southern Water, we do much more than you probably think and offer a huge variety or roles, professions and career paths. From project managers, customer service executives and scientists, to accountants, analysts, IT specialists and sewerage operatives. If you’re ready to make an impact on the world, you’ll find a way to do it here.

Our key teams and departments include Customer Services, Water and Wastewater Operations, Engineering and Construction and Health and Safety. Plus, we have our corporate support teams including IT, HR and Finance. So, whoever you are and whatever your background we’ve a meaningful career right here, ready for you to dive into.


We believe in empowering our people to shape their own success. And knowing that the work you do is valued, recognised and rewarded, plays a big part in this. As our generous benefits package reflects.

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Why work with us

Diverse career opportunities. Plenty of support to develop and grow. Amazing benefits. Plus, the chance to make a positive impact on the world.

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