WHO WE ARE
Biwater was established in Beckenham in Kent in 1968 by its current chairman Adrian White CBE. The name Biwater - or two waters - was adopted because of the Company’s involvement in the provision of clean water and the treatment of wastewater.
By 1971 Biwater located its offices at Dorking in the UK, with easy access to London and its two main international airports.
During the past four decades Biwater has grown by expanding its own range of skills and expertise, by acquiring established companies within the water industry and by forming joint ventures with organisations that provide complementary services. In the 1970s Biwater extended its business activities into world markets with successful contracts in Indonesia, Hong Kong, Iraq, Kenya and Malawi. In 1975 the Company won the first of its five prestigious Queen’s Award to Industry for Exports.
Biwater has operated in over 90 countries throughout its history. Today the Company is working in 30 countries, each serving clients within their own region, some with dedicated country offices.
Important Dates in Biwater’s History
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