Severn Trent Services

How we can help you

Oren Environmental

Industry leaders in reed bed maintenance and large-scale desludging. With a full service – from consultation to delivery – to stabilise and optimise your wastewater assets.

Commercial Water Services

Commercial Water Services offers a whole range of water & waste management services across the UK to all types of organisations and businesses.

Aqualytix

Experts in the field of water hygiene, water treatment and Legionella control. We can help you safeguard health in your organisation.

MoD / Aquatrine Customers

Do you pay for MoD network water/wastewater services or wish to make changes to a water or sewer network? We may be able to help you.

Water Safety Training & Consultancy Courses

Aqualytix a part of Severn Trent offer a full array of City and Guilds Assured water safety training courses to suit your organisation’s needs.

Education Zone

We love to talk about our wonderful water, clever sewer system and how we help protect the environment! So, we wanted to share it with parents, teachers and of course kids too!

Workshops and school visits

Family days and community events

Educational site tours

Schools and college careers events

Activity sheets

Latest News

5 ways we take a sustainable approach to our reed bed work

We understand the crucial role a well-maintained reed bed can play in water treatment. We also acknowledge that reed beds are valuable ecosystems that provide a habitat for various plant and animal species. That’s why maintaining them requires a sustainable approach, too, to ensure their health and effectiveness while enhancing their environmental performance. Here are five examples of sustainable practices we use to manage and maintain reed beds, which often challenge traditional methods offered within our industry.

7 reasons why reed bed maintenance is essential

Reed beds are natural filtration systems crucial for conserving water quality. However, like any other wastewater asset, they must be regularly looked after to do their job correctly. Unfortunately, reed beds are often neglected until a problem occurs, such as a pollution incident. Alastair Pentland, Environmental Operations Manager at Oren Environmental, has outlined the seven reasons why routine reed bed maintenance is essential.

Sustainability at Severn Trent Services
At STS, we have aligned our sustainability ambitions to those of our parent company Severn Trent Plc, which are to reach operational Net Zero and decarbonise our fleet by 2030.
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