Welcome to the WRc Hub

WRc is an Independent Centre for Innovation and Growth, operating across the water, environment, gas and resource management sectors. With over 90 years' experience and the expertise of 150 staff based in Swindon, we share a purpose of discovering and delivering solutions that enable our clients to meet the challenges of the future.

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Typically recruits

  • Chemical
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

To find out more about our organisation please visit:
www.wrcplc.co.uk

Over 670 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
WRc works in the water, waste, environment and gas sectors.
Clients include European Commission and UK government agencies.
WRc employs over 100 people.
Over 90 years experience.

Placements / Internships

Graduate opportunities (1)

Dean Manning

Graduate Engineer

1. What attracted you to WRc? When I first heard about the role at WRc, I was initially attracted by the variety of industries it operates in, and that graduates are given the opportunity to gain experience in the different departments. After...

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WRc launch new ‘One Stop Shop’ for water meter testing

Independent water meter testing from 15mm to 150mm WRc has commissioned a new water meter test rig to enhance their established meter testing capabilities. The new rig provides additional capacity for accuracy and performance testing of small meters, i.e. those sized 15mm to 30mm which are used to measure water supplied to household customers and a large proportion of commercial premises. The new rig complements the existing large meter rig which is primarily used for meters from 40mm up to...

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Sarah Edmunds

Consultant Scientist

1. What have been your key achievements since joining WRc? I joined WRc’s Graduate Programme in 2011 and have since progressed to become a Consultant Scientist in the Catchment Management team. After finishing the Graduate Programme, WRc...

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WRc carries out successful SmartBall and PipeDiver Surveys for Cale...

SmartBall (leak detection) and PipeDiver (pipe condition) surveys were carried out on a section of concrete water main. Although detailed processing of the pipe condition data is still ongoing, initial results show a couple of isolated leaks on the line that require further investigation and repair. However, there were no other leaks detected which, given the established sensitivity of the SmartBall technology, indicates the rest of the pipeline is likely to be leak free. The successful...

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WRc puts staff development first, offering ‘Introduction to the Wat...

At WRc we pride ourselves on the staff development initiatives that are available. As we often employ recent graduates, our new starters may have little prior experience of the sectors WRc operates in. However, we aim to provide new employees with all the information they need, to enable them to work in a professional and supportive environment. This week’s ‘Introduction to the UK water industry’ course was also particularly helpful for colleagues who have recently changed...

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