Water Consultancy

RPS provides a wide breath of water consultancy services to support our clients to meet their regulatory and customer targets and improve their asset performance. These services span investment planning, identification and development of capital and operational improvements, hydraulic modelling, leakage economics, detailed design, and software solutions. We provide these services to the majority of water companies in the UK and Ireland.

RPS is currently appointed on a number of Water Consultancy Frameworks to support our clients including Scottish Water, Affinity Water, Severn Trent Water, Anglian Water, Northern Ireland Water and Business Stream. Additionally, our bespoke water reporting software Waternet™ has recently been implemented into the Asia Pacific region.

Our water consultancy management team includes a number of the UK’s leading specialists who are shaping the future in their areas of speciality through research and development and collaborative engagement with clients and regulators.

When combined with our water field service specialists who are deployed across the whole of the UK, RPS can provide a unique service offering ranging from the development of strategy to effective operational delivery, efficiently integrating both office and field activities.

Key Contacts

Eric Hutchison

Eric Hutchison   |   Regional Director   |   Send Email

Eric is an experienced Chartered Engineer and manager with considerable skills and knowledge in water infrastructure. He has specific expertise in the development and delivery of projects to improve customer service, including water quality and interruptions to supply, and of working with clients in a collaborative and integrated manner to ensure customer outcomes are achieved.

Bob Bragg

Bob Bragg   |   Technical Director   |   Send Email

Bob has 30 years’ experience in the water industry working across a wide spectrum of water related projects with multi-disciplinary teams across both Asset and Operational functions. He manages a team 30 staff spread over 5 offices across the UK delivering a range of consultancy and asset maintenance services (including leakage analytics, and asset management software) to our extensive client base.

Michael Butler

Michael Butler   |   Technical Manager   |   Send Email

With over 13 years’ experience in consultancy Michael has worked primarily on supply/demand economics and sustainability studies since starting with RPS 10 years ago. Leading a team of analysts and engineers from our Exeter office he has developed a myriad of projects across the Water and Energy sectors.