British Water is the lead organisation for the UK water and wastewater industry, representing just under 200 of the most active companies in the sector. Member companies of British Water are capable of delivering custom-made solutions to all technical, financial, legal or administrative specifications in water-related projects.
Building on more than 150 years’ experience in managing water supplies and providing wastewater treatment, the skills attained have been shared and developed with countries worldwide in areas such as: water and wastewater treatment; regulation; investment and risk management; project delivery; legal and contractual negotiations; specialist training and research; procurement of high-quality plant and equipment; and operational efficiency, for example reduction of non-revenue water (NRW) and development of network management strategy.
British Water has taken many business delegations to China over the past 10 years and hosted meetings in London for delegations from China. British Water therefore aims to encourage greater collaboration between the UK and Chinese water and wastewater industry.
The UK Forum is the focal point for members with an interest in the UK municipal and industrial markets. The equipment, services and expertise of members are available to enquiries from those industrial sectors with particular needs in both water treatme
British Water undertakes a watching brief on industry regulations and technical issues through the Technical Forum which meets twice each year. The Forum facilitates active participation in BSI, CEN and ISO standards committees.
The International Forum (IF) offers members of British Water who are active or interested in international trade, the opportunity to network, exchange knowledge and advice and learn of the latest developments and projects in overseas markets.