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Northumbrian Water Group

Northumbrian Water Group

Updated November 2023.

About Northumbrian Water Group

Company Overview
NWL is a water company in the United Kingdom, providing mains water and sewerage services in the English counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and parts of North Yorkshire, and also supplying water as Essex and Suffolk Water Northumbrian Water Limited supplies 2.7 million customers in the North East with both water and sewerage services, trading as Northumbrian Water, and 1.8 million customers in the South East with water services, trading as Essex & Suffolk Water.
Company Size 3,254 UK-based Employees
(Super Large)
INDUSTRY Manufacturing & Production
Northumbrian Water Group Head Office

United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 19%
  • 2-5 years - 15%
  • 6-10 years - 18%
  • 11-15 years - 12%
  • 16-20 years - 14%
  • Over 20 years - 21%

Company Culture at Northumbrian Water Group

The employee experience below at Northumbrian Water Group, compared to a typical company.

81% of employees at Northumbrian Water Group say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Northumbrian Water Group
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


This is a physically safe place to work.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sex.

Working at Northumbrian Water Group

Employee Andrew Hindmarsh at Cramlington Water Sewage Treatment Works
Employee Alex Wood
Heidi Mottram - Chief Executive
Group of new Apprentices being shown around a Water Treatment Works
Employee Ben Connolly with comedian Jason Cook at Laffs4Kids annual comedy charity event.
Employee Mark Hopkins

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