Severn Trent Water and Ethiopia Every year, Severn Trent Water donates £100,000 from its fundraising efforts to support projects in Ethiopia. By 2019, over £1 million will have been contributed, helping transform people's with access to clean water, safe toilets and hygiene. Find out how Severn Trent Water supported us last year Download a copy of their impact report (PDF) > Fun and fundraising for WaterAid Severn Trent actively encourages volunteering for WaterAid through the 'It's our WaterAid' engagement campaign. Fundraising events at Severn Trent range from raft races on Carsington Water to the Severn Trent Mountain Challenge. Since 1993, the popular Mountain Challenge – organised by both current and ex-employees – has raised more than £500,000, while the flagship Severn Trent Ball continues to raise huge amounts every 18 months. Contractors and suppliers support Severn Trent fundraising and employees also take part in dress-down days, samosa sales, fashion shows, and a very popular auction of promises at Christmas. On average, Severn Trent Water raises £350,000 every year for WaterAid, and their customers have donated over £13 million in response to leaflets placed in Severn Trent's bills.