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Severn Trent Plc is a FTSE 100 company. They provide and treat water and treat waste water in the UK, and internationally, through their two complementary businesses – Severn Trent Water and Business Services.

Severn Trent Water is one of the largest of the 10 regulated water and sewerage companies in England and Wales. They provide high quality services to more than 4.3 million households and businesses in the Midlands and mid-Wales. Here are some other key facts about them:

  • c1,000 waste treatment works putting 2.4bn litres of cleaned water back into the environment a day
  • 197 reservoirs and bore holes
  • 155 water treatment works delivering 1.8bn litres of water a day
  • 140,000km of water and waste pipes
  • c3,000 employees
  • 28% renewable energy generation

They are proud to have maintained the lowest average customer bills in England and Wales for 5 years running, a
position they intend to continue until at least 2020.

Severn Trent has been a long-standing member and supporter of SWM and visa-versa. We have provided supported on their CSR activities, climate resilience planning and waste management approach. On joining SWM, the company commented that “we are committed to the long-term sustainable stewardship of the business, the environment, customers and the communities in which we live and work.”

SWM’s contact is Neil Liddell-Young, Renewable Energy Manager, who is also a SWM Board Director.