Northern Ireland Water

Recently declared number 4 in NI's top 100 companies, NI Water was established on 1 April 2007 as a government owed company with the Department for Infrastructure as the sole shareholder. NI Water is responsible for the delivery of water and sewerage services in Northern Ireland with approximately 840,000 households, businesses and agricultural users connected to the public water supply and 669,000 households and businesses connected to the public sewerage system.

NI Water is committed to contributing to the economic development of Northern Ireland and to producing a cleaner environment while improving the quality of life of its workforce and the local community. Northern Ireland Water is focused on improvement throughout the organisation with an ambition to provide World Class service levels and become an organisation that sets the standard within the industry. The vision of NI Water is...

"To be a valued and trusted provider of one of Northern Ireland's most essential services;

an organisation our customers and staff are proud of."


Employing 1,300 people, NI Water has a diverse workforce based in the Belfast Headquarters and its facilities across Northern Ireland. As part of the most recent People Strategy, NI Water has set out five strategic 'People Priorities' for the period 2017-2021 as outlined below:  

  • Improving employee engagement
  • Leading change to support the transformation ambition
  • Strengthening the performance culture
  • Becoming fitter by lowering cost base
  • Modernising the approach to reward

There is already a significant change agenda in progress, a wave of Digital Transformation across the business that will help to drive efficiencies and a collaborative work culture.

If you are passionate about making a difference, about achieving and driving excellence, keep an eye on the career opportunities.



Useful Links  

Who are we

Vision and Values

Annual Report 2016/17

Our Strategy for NI Water