East Lothian water firm approaches £5m in revenues

Retail water supplier Brightwater is nearing £5 million in contract revenues after completing its third year of trading.

Brightwater co-founder Roger Green (left) and managing director Rich Rankin. Picture: Contributed

The Musselburgh-based company has surpassed £4.7m in contract value, boosted by more than £1.6m in the last year.

New customers include Thistle Healthcare, Optos, Simon Howie Butchers, Highland Industrial Supplies and United Wholesale Grocers.

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It now manages around 3,600 commercial premises across Scotland.

Last month the company announced it had secured more than £350,000 in private external investment to help further develop its package of customer-focused support services.

Co-founder Roger Green said: “Our focus on providing added value water and wastewater services to Scottish SMEs [small and medium-sized enterprises] continues to deliver value to the business.

“With the additional planned investment in people and customer services, we are confident we will achieve our aim of surpassing the £12m mark within the next three to five years.”