South Staffs Water supplies high quality drinking water to approximately 1.3m people and approximately 35,000 commercial customers over 1,500 square km in the West Midlands, South Staffordshire, South Derbyshire, North Warwickshire and North Worcestershire areas. The Company consistently achieves its twin objectives of delivering high levels of customer service and low charges. Household customers have some of the lowest bills in England and Wales, while benefiting from the highest levels of customer service, as measured by our regulator Ofwat. Excellent water quality We’re committed to delivering some of the highest quality water in the UK – every time you turn on your tap Secure and reliable water supplies A key priority is making sure water is there when you need it. We invest in our pipe work, treatment processes and new technology to make sure our water supply is as reliable as it can be. We also look way off into the future to understand demand for water, and actively encourage customers to reduce the amount of water they use to help preserve our precious resource. An excellent customer experience Providing a quality water supply is a given, but so too is the service that our customers expect from us. We were ranked first in the water industry’s league table for the three years to 2013/2014 and remain committed to improving our customer service. We think any queries you have should be resolved quickly and efficiently We’re also developing digital communications, such as this website, to help customers self-serve and manage their accounts online Caring for the environment We’re dedicated to protecting our environment. We do this through increasing our biodiversity commitments, minimising our carbon footprint, reducing leakage and encouraging greater water efficiency. Affordable bills We’re committed to reducing customer bills over the next five years and helping customers who struggle to pay their water bill.
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Walsall, GB
Size (employees)
170 (est)-1%
South Staffs Water was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Walsall, GB
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South Staffs Water Office Locations

South Staffs Water has an office in Walsall
Walsall, GB (HQ)
Water Reed Grove
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South Staffs Water Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


South Staffs Water Financials

South Staffs Water's revenue was reported to be £123.69 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

123.7 m

Net income (FY, 2017)

18.8 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

54.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

32.6 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

8.7 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


81.2 m83 m86.1 m87.8 m91.1 m94.7 m122.5 m126.9 m123.9 m123.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

58.9 m60.8 m64.4 m67.4 m68.9 m70.1 m88.5 m93.1 m88.6 m91.1 m


39.9 m40.5 m41.1 m40.9 m43.2 m46.6 m60.5 m54.1 m56.6 m54.9 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

12.9 m9.2 m10.2 m11.5 m9.4 m12.1 m21.3 m17.5 m26.7 m18.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

38.7 m42.2 m42.6 m53.4 m53 m

Dividends Paid

13 m8.5 m9 m15.4 m10.3 m13 m14.2 m13.8 m12.1 m11.1 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(237 k)(287 k)(370 k)3.1 m(174 k)
GBPY, 2017


897.2 k

Financial Leverage

8.4 x
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