Annual Report and Accounts 2016

Who we are

As one of the largest environmental infrastructure groups in the UK, we are at the top end of the FTSE 250.

We have assets of around £5.7 billion and a workforce of over 4,800 people.

Our businesses
Water and wastewater
South west water

Providing water and wastewater services to a population of c.1.7 million in Cornwall, Devon and parts of Dorset and Somerset. South West Water was awarded enhanced status for its 2015-2020 Business Plan, and has the highest potential returns in the water sector.

Bournemouth water

Providing water services to a population of c.0.5 million in areas of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. Bournemouth Water was acquired in April 2015 and has been substantially integrated with South West Water to deliver synergies and savings.


A leading UK recycling, energy recovery and waste management company, providing services to more than 150 local authorities and major corporate clients as well as over 32,000 customers across the UK.

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