Water Field Services

UK water companies are facing significant regulatory challenges in the coming years to deliver:

Enhanced levels of customer service

Greater long term network resilience

Greater innovation

Ensuring affordability

RPS is ideally positioned and uniquely experienced to be able to work with water companies to deliver a wide range of clean water field services, including:

Leakage analysis and detection

Upstream losses and leakage

Pressure optimisation

PMV maintenance

Mains flushing

Meter verification and logging

DMA validation surveys

Water efficiency surveys

Network Modelling

We currently have almost 900 field staff serving Water Industry needs across the UK. Additionally, we have a comprehensive and experienced support team based at our Warrington headquarters able to support our staffs’ health & safety, training, equipment and vehicle requirements in order to ensure the safe and value-for-money services that our clients have come to expect.

Key Contacts

Mark Smith

Mark Smith   |   Business Development Director   |   Send Email

Mark is a versatile, pro-active water industry professional with a wide range of skills encompassing business leadership, business development, operational delivery and corporate governance. He is experienced in balancing the needs of clients and regulators to develop sustainable business activities. Mark has been instrumental in leading and organising project teams delivering profitable outcomes for RPS and its clients.

Rob Waters

Rob Waters   |   Water Director   |   Send Email

Rob is a highly motivated manager with particular technical knowledge of water distribution operations and team management in water supply companies, holding over 30 years’ experience. Rob is committed to maintaining the highest level of service to our clients through continual development of staff and processes and the appropriate integration of technology.

He leads and directs the delivery of large, complex professional and technical services contracts with annual values up to £5million. Rob is Project Director for Water Networks commissions throughout England and Northern Ireland and has a particular specialism in ‘Payment for Results’ arrangements.

Eric Hutchison

Eric Hutchison   |   Regional Director   |   Send Email

Eric is an experienced Chartered Engineer and manager who has developed considerable skills and knowledge in water operations and capital delivery support since 1997. He has management responsibility for project delivery, service development and business performance in Scotland for RPS Water.

Eric has a wide range of project experience related to water supply networks and operations encompassing investment planning, capital maintenance, mains rehabilitation, leakage, hydraulic modelling and software development.