About Us


Our Roots

WPL is now WCS Environmental Engineering.

WCS Group forms part of Marlowe’s grouping of water and air industry – UK leader in specialist services that ensure safety and regulatory compliance.

As part of WCS, we have the in-house skills and expertise to deliver from a single point of hire to full turnkey solutions, from influent to effluent, with the capability to close the loop with water reuse.

Our high level of expertise means that we offer all of our customers, from the individual home owner to the large municipal communities and industrial markets, robust wastewater treatment process solutions that are environmentally compliant.

In January 2021 – our 30th anniversary year – WPL joined the WCS Environmental Engineering.

Our Philosophy

It is our philosophy to research, design, manufacture, and source and supply a wide range of advanced environmental wastewater products and services that both meet and exceed our customer’s expectations, as well as contributing to protecting the environment for future generations. This procedure is carried out to benefit our employees, customers, suppliers, stakeholders and the wider global community in which we operate.

Through our proven technical expertise, we can apply the right process to the right application, ensuring our customers have complete peace of mind that the performance will be environmentally compliant, including security of discharge standards.

A team you can trust

You will be supported by our team of highly trained individuals with the best knowledge within the industry and an unrelenting passion for what we do.

Our aftersales care demonstrates our clear commitment to building long-term relationships with our valued customers and we will always endeavour to help you in any way that we can.

Our recommended independent installation, service and maintenance network is an extension of our team and as such, they adopt the same philosophy.

Find your local professional

UK water utility project at a glance

Castle Hill Development at Ebbsfleet

Wastewater treatment plant at the Castle Hill, Kent – the first phase of the Government’s new garden city to be built at Ebbsfleet Valley. The new town of Ebbsfleet is one of the most important developments in the south of England, with plans to build 15,000 new homes for a planned population of 40,000.

Metropolitan Director, John Marsh said

“Metropolitan has worked with Landsec to provide a multi-utility solution for the site and the provision of all its essential connection requirements. Finding a cost effective solution for the treatment of wastewater has led Metropolitan to install the onsite Hybrid-SAF™ plant –which meets the entire needs of the Castle Hill development delivered on time and to budget.”


Quality Standards

Our process engineering expertise is valued by all of our customers; including the highly regulated water utilities right through to individual home owners, each equally as deserving of the highest quality standards.


Accreditation Standards & Compliance

Ever vigilant as to current and pending legislation, our focus is to provide fully compliant, fully supported, future-proof results for our customers, time after time.  We ensure that our environmental wastewater treatment solutions are designed and proven to exceed all current or proposed discharge consent standards.

For more information on regulations in your area, please see our FAQs  or Contact Us

WCS Environmental Engineering

Accredited ISO 14001:2015

ISO 14001:2015 – Recognised for our Environmental Management System compliance.

Accredited ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 – Recognised for our Quality Management System requirements for all areas of the business.

Accredited ISO 45001:2018

ISO 45001:2018 – Our mission is to ensure that we enforce standards with our Occupational Health & Safety Management System.

British Water Trade Association

UK Water and Wastewater Industry member.

British Water Packaged Treatment Plant (PTP) Focus Group

Technical Director Andrew Baird has 30 years’ experience in the water and wastewater treatment industry. As a former convenor of British Water’s Package Treatment Plant Focus Group, he has been influential in the development of British and European Standards and continues to promote good practice in design, installation and maintenance of compact treatment technology.

WCS Environmental Engineering is also a member of British Water Trade Association for the UK Water and Wastewater Industry.

Accredited CPD Seminars

WPL presents free accredited CPD seminars on off-mains sewage treatment, delivered virtually or on site at your location of choice.