Business expansion
United Kingdom
West Midlands; West Midlands; Walsall and Wolverhampton
Location of affected unit(s)
Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management And Remediation Activities
Water Collection, Treatment And Supply
36.0 - Water collection, treatment and supply

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
16 September 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Severn Trent Water has announced plans to create 250 new jobs. The roles available are in various divisions of the company including engineering and network support. The utility company currently employs around 6,000 staff across the midlands and supplies water to 4.5 million customers in the midlands and north Wales. There is no information about when the jobs are expected to be filled, though the recruitment process is already underway. Severn Trent has said that it will consider training people if it cannot recruit workers who already possess the necessary skills. 


  • 16 September 2017: Shropshire Star


Eurofound (2017), Severn Trent Water, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 92192, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/92192.