About Us

Scottish Water is a statutory public corporation, owned by the people of Scotland that provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers. SW is the fourth largest water and wastewater service provider in the UK and, at circa £1.1 billion turnover, one of Scotland’s largest businesses. SW also acts as the wholesaler of water and waste water services in the competitive market for business customers in Scotland. Our Vision is “To be trusted to care for the water on which Scotland depends”.

Scottish Water spends around £600m a year buying goods, services and works. This means that our Procurement and Integrated Supply Chain Management activity has the potential to deliver significant benefit and value-for-money improvements for our customers. Our mission is:

“Through world class supply chain management we establish and manage an efficient, effective and sustainable Scottish and wider supply chain that delivers best value for Scottish Water and our customers.”

Our procurement procedures are described as world-class by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), who have awarded us with Platinum accreditation.