More than just a water company

Every day, 1.2 million people in the city of Bristol and surrounding areas rely on us for clean, fresh drinking water, but we go so much further, improving our community and the environment.

Caring for our community


We were founded over 175 years ago on the principle of being for everyone, not just the wealthy few. To this day, we continue to run our business in this way,  whether that be campaigning against plastic pollution or providing excellent facilities such as Chew Valley Lake for everyone to enjoy.


Innovation in Bristol - The city of Bristol has always been synonymous with innovation: whether it’s Brunel, the aviation industry or Aardman studios; it’s always been a place of creative forward thinkers. Today is no different. Hear how Bristol Water is pushing ahead through innovation.


Our Leadership


Our Chief Executive Officer, Mel Karam joined the organisation in April 2017. With over 30 years of experience, Mel has a proven track record in asset management and capital delivery in the power and utility industry.

Careers with Bristol Water


From engineers to scientists and fisheries rangers to energy analysts, you will discover a range of career opportunities with us in an industry that is both challenging and fulfilling.


The Bristol Water Challenge Panel - The Bristol Water Challenge Panel provides
assurance to the economic water regulator Ofwat that Bristol Water has incorporated the preferences and priorities of customers in its business plan for the period 2020 to 2025

What's new with Bristol Water - Find out the latest on what Bristol Water has been up to by visiting our media centre below...

Our Blog



What’s the average water bill? It’s not as simple as you think.

Jun 9, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Actually, calculating the average water bill isn’t as easy as you might think. Your bill depends on how you’re billed (metered or non metered) and where you live.


The average water bill for Bristol Water customers is around about £185 a year for clean water, so the stuff you drink and wash with....

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