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LAT Water is a British technology company set up to develop new approaches to waste water treatment and desalination. We have a mix of dedicated and experienced experts who all share a common passion to help deliver sustainable solutions to the water crisis currently facing the planet.

Our headquarters is based in Thatcham, Berkshire and we have an office in Hefei, Anhui Province, China.

To date LAT Water have received over 11 international patents and over £2.5million in awards for innovation. LAT Water have received over £7million in investment, supporting our commitment to sustainable wastewater treatment.

We have developed water separation technology that works at lower temperatures and pressures than conventional technology. This allows our products to operate using recycled low grade waste heat available on-site or renewable sources, and save costs on expensive pressurised structures.

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Company Timeline

Click the on key milestones on the timeline below to learn more about our story so far

FEB 2015

Founded

NOV 2018

£548,000 grant received from BEIS

APR 2019

£5million investment received from Earthworm

DEC 2019

First Unit Commissioned

JULY 2020

Move into new office in Thatcham

DEC 2020

Commission Viridor Broadpath plant

MAY 2021

£3.3million investment received from IW Capital

Founded

LAT Water Limited is a British technology company that has developed a new, low-energy, technology for wastewater treatment and desalination.

Our innovative water treatment technology provides on-site clean water separation. Our sustainable solution only requires waste heat to operate, resulting in lower operating costs than other systems and huge savings for the customer.

£548,000 grant received from BEIS

LAT Water receive £548,000 from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to pursue a UK pilot plant treating landfill leachate at Viridor’s landfill site at Broadpath, Devon.

£5million investment received from Earthworm

LAT Water signed a £5million investment agreement from Earthworm, a leading environmental fund manager. Earthworm only back companies that have a positive social or environmental impact in sectors of power, waste, food or the built environment.

First Unit Commissioned

LAT Water TM Limited is a British technology company that has developed a new, low-energy, technology for wastewater treatment and desalination.

Our innovative water treatment technology provides on-site clean water separation. Our sustainable solution only requires waste heat to operate, resulting in lower operating costs than other systems and huge savings for the customer.

Move into new office in Thatcham

In July 2020 LAT Water moved into a much larger space in Thatcham, Berkshire. The team of new employees outgrew the old premises, and a state of the art laboratory and testing facility was also installed.

Viridor Broadpath plant commissioned

LAT Water commissioned a leachate treatment plant at Broadpath landfill, operated by Viridor. The plant was partially funded as part of the Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator, through the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

£3.3million investment received from IW Capital

LAT Water complete further investment led by IW Capital for £3.3million. Luke Davis, CEO of IW Capital, commented on the investment:

“We are very excited to invest in this innovative water treatment company that is positioned to make a major positive impact in addressing the climate crisis. It is inspiring to see the steps the company is taking in addressing what is a growing problem for industries worldwide. We look forward to supporting LAT’s experienced management team and help deliver future growth.”

Meet the LAT Water team

These people are the reasons for our success and stainless reputation.
They have years of experience and absolute dedication to what they do.

Mark Hardiman

Chief Executive Officer
mch@latwater.co.uk

Sam Ellul

Sales & Marketing Manager
sje@latwater.co.uk

Cathy Liu

Purchasing Manager
cliu@latwater.co.uk

Peter Champness

Chairman
cpc@latwater.co.uk

Dr Nick Singh

Chief Technical Officer
ns@latwater.co.uk

Jennifer Whitbread

Company Secretary/Chief Administration Officer
jmw@latwater.co.uk

David Pearce

Chief Financial Officer
djp@latwater.co.uk

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