|Headquarters||Portsmouth and parts of Hampshire and West Sussex,|
|Bob Taylor (CEO)|
Number of employees
|Parent||South Downs Capital Limited|
Portsmouth Water is the utility company responsible for water supply and distribution in the City of Portsmouth, part of East Hampshire and part of West Sussex. Places served include Gosport, Fareham, Portsmouth, Havant, Chichester and Bognor Regis. The company is a private limited company with company number 2536455.[n 1] It was acquired by Ancala in March 2018.
Started in 1857 as the Borough of Portsmouth Waterworks Company to supply Portsmouth. Joined with Gosport Waterworks Company in 1955. A new HQ in Havant was opened in 1966.
Portsmouth Water today
There are now 18 borehole sites throughout the catchment area from the South Downs groundwater and the natural springs in Havant and Bedhampton. There are up to 25 springs used at any one time producing up to 170 million litres per day.
- Official website Portsmouth Water is now owned by Ancala Partners LLP.
Notes and references
- The wastewater company for this area is Southern Water.
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