Essex & Suffolk Water is part of Northumbrian Water Limited and provides water services to 1.8 million people across an area of 2,861 square kilometers.
The company serves 735,000+ domestic connections and 47,000+ non-household connections in two separate supply areas. The Essex area is part rural and part urban and has a population of 1.5 million. The main areas of population are in Chelmsford, Southend and the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. In the mainly rural Suffolk area, the company serves a population of 0.3 million. The largest population centres are in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.