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THE UK'S MOST POWERFUL CRIME DETERRENT

Proud to be the driving force behind two world firsts; MetTrace, the LARGEST ever traceable liquid rollout to crack down on burglary across London and the first NATIONAL traceable liquid programme, in Scotland.

SmartWater is an international crime fighting and crime prevention company with an established track record for detecting and deterring criminal activity. We have created a wide range of crime reduction programmes utilising our cutting-edge traceable liquid products which have been highly successful in reducing crimes, such as burglary and metal theft.

Whether you are looking to reduce pilferage, protect your infrastructure and assets, enhance security or feel safer at home we have a product and service to suit.

Our aim is to give you peace of mind by helping to keep crime at bay and away from your door. SmartWater is well known to criminals, who acknowledge this it represents a genuine threat to them.  We have provided evidence to the police that has aided hundreds of convictions, which is why the SmartWater brand is acknowledged to be a powerful crime deterrent.

SMARTWATER NEWS

JAILED

WOLVERHAMPTON MAN JAILED FOR SERIES OF ROBBERIES

18/05/2015

A Wolverhampton man has been jailed for five years for his part in a series of cashbox robberies against security vans.

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Network Rail extends SmartWater contract

06/05/2015

Network Rail has awarded forensic crime fighting specialist SmartWater a five-year contract to support the organisation’s crime prevention strat...

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THames Valley Police announce newest 'SmartWater Village'

22/04/2015

Thames Valley Police has announced that Whitchurch-on-Thames has become the latest ‘SmartWater village’ in the Thames Valley region.

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POLICE HAND OUT SMARTWATER PACKS TO CHELTENHAM RESIDENTS

07/04/2015

Up to 1,000 SmartWater Home Security Packs are to be given to Cheltenham residents by Gloucestershire Police as part of efforts to reduce housebreakin...

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SmartWater to protect 440,000 London homes

20/03/2015

Following years of success throughout the UK, the power of SmartWater’s unique concept for crime reduction has been formally acknowledged by Lon...

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SMARTWATER ARRIVES IN SOUTHEND

11/03/2015

An innovative scheme to identify stolen property and catch burglars is coming to Southend for the first time after a spate of thefts.

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BOILERS ARE 'TOO HOT TO HANDLE' FOR THIEVES

09/03/2015

One Vision Housing has implemented a revolutionary way to reduce burglary rates and boiler theft in its communities.

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POLICE SEND SMARTWATER WARNING TO CASH THIEVES

27/02/2015

Thieves who think they can remove traces of SmartWater from stolen cash have been sent a clear signal of the product’s robustness after Greater ...

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SMARTWATER WINS PRESTIGIOUS RAIL INDUSTRY AWARD

26/02/2015

SmartWater is celebrating after winning the Rail Asset Management and Security category at the 2015 UK Rail Industry Awards for its innovative crime f...

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PROJECT TO PROTECT PLYMOUTH HOMES UNVEILED

23/02/2015

Police in Plymouth are launching a partnership initiative with SmartWater Technology Ltd as part of the Force’s commitment to tackling domestic ...

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JAILED

UNCLE AND NEPHEW JAILED FOR RAILWAY CRIME SPREE

16/02/2015

An uncle and his nephew have been jailed for a total of 10 years and four months for stealing railway cable in Stoke-upon-Trent.

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POLICE TACKLE BURGLARY IN SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE

09/02/2015

Police are tackling burglary in south Cambridgeshire by working with residents to put security measures such as SmartWater in place.

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POLICE ENCOURAGE BIKE MARKING

06/02/2015

Thames Valley Police are helping residents of Henley-on-Thames to secure their bikes in response to a spate of thefts in the town. 

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Tradewatch partnership scheme launched in Edinburgh

28/01/2015

Police in Edinburgh have launched a partnership campaign with the city's second-hand retailers to help tackle acquisitive crime.

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RIVER PROJECT REDUCES MARINE THEFTS

19/01/2015

Reported thefts of marine equipment on the River Hamble have been significantly reduced following a partnership project between the River Hamble Harbo...

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THEFT OF COMMERCIAL BINS REDUCED BY 100%

09/01/2015

A project by Tower Hamlets Council to prevent the theft of commercial bins has produced dramatic results.

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SMARTWATER ACHIEVES SUPERBRANDS STATUS

18/12/2014

SmartWater Technology Ltd is delighted to announce that it has been awarded Superbrands status.

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Police Scotland unveils project to tackle domestic violence

16/12/2014

Police Scotland has unveiled details of a project to tackle domestic violence using SmartWater traceable liquids.

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SmartWater protection for Christmas trees

08/12/2014

A Hampshire Garden Centre has taken the innovative approach of spraying their entire Chrsitmas tree stock with SmartWater to deter thefts.

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CRIME PREVENTION PILOT ROLLS OUT IN GREATER MANCHESTER

02/12/2014

In the lead up to Christmas, residents in Salford and Trafford in Manchester will receive free SmartWater kits as part of an initiative to reduce burg...

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ANTI-THEFT DRIVE TO AID GLASGOW STUDENTS

02/12/2014

Police have issued dozens of students in Glasgow's West End with hi-tech SmartWater to protect their possessions.

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DERBYSHIRE ALLOTMENT HOLDERS TEAM UP TO STOP THEFTS

28/11/2014

Residents in Ashbourne have been teaming up with the police to boost security on allotment sites as part of a new operation.

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BOW RESIDENTS OFFERED SMARTWATER

25/11/2014

Thanks to a partnership between Circle Housing Old Ford and the Metropolitan Police, residents of Bow in East London are being offered SmartWater mark...

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CAUGHT

BIKE THIEF ARRESTED IN EDINBURGH

24/11/2014

A 28-year-old man has been arrested and charged with theft as part of an ongoing Police Scotland initiative utilising SmartWater.

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TESTIMONIALS

  • "If criminals know that SmartWater has been used, it makes it much less attractive to them. They know they will be more likely to get caught and it makes it harder for them to sell things they steal.”... Read More »

    Sergeant Fergus Caulfield, Essex Police

  • “We want to get the message across to local people that police forces throughout the UK are now trained to look for SmartWater. Derbyshire Dales residents clearly appreciate that SmartWater can be a very useful tool ... Read More »

    Inspector Bryan Hall, Derbyshire Police

  • "Our partnership with SmartWater has proven itself in the courts many times - contributing invaluable forensic evidence and leading to a significant number of criminal convictions. Throughout our working relationship, ... Read More »

    Tim Horsfall, Risk Technology Development Manager, G4S Cash Services UK

  • “SmartWater has had a big role in cutting down burglaries. Not only does it help make people feel safer, it also gets people thinking about other ways they can protect their homes. It also acts as a powerful deterren... Read More »

    Allan Breeton, Deputy Director, Nottingham Crime and Drugs Partnership

  • "Theft of metal is a serious crime and has had a devastating effect on a large number of our customers since 2007. From the beginning of the metal theft epidemic, we have been working in close partnership with SmartWat... Read More »

    David Bonehill, Claims and Risk Services Director, Ecclesiastical Insurance Group (EIG)

  • “Police Scotland continues to work alongside our communities and relevant partners to tackle housebreaking and protect people’s homes and belongings from acquisitive criminals. This exciting opportunity with SmartW... Read More »

    Superintendent Matt Richards, Police Scotland

  • "The risk management package that SmartWater has put together for us demonstrates the level of understanding and experience they have of dealing with metal theft. Their team offers a truly holistic crime prevention ser... Read More »

    Bernie Auguste, Head of Security, Openreach (a BT Group Business)

  • “Our collaboration with SmartWater has enabled us to identify cable theft risks and to respond quickly to emerging trends in order to implement proactive mitigation plans, particularly through tactical deployments. T... Read More »

    Liam Sumpter, Area Director, Network Rail

  • “SmartWater has been central to reducing burglary in the borough of Brent and for building more confidence within our communities. Criminals know about SmartWater and are aware that contact with it will effectively d... Read More »

    Chief Superintendent Matt Gardner, Borough Commander for Brent, Metropolitan Police Service

  • "Since introducing SmartWater spray systems in fixed locations and marking all of our mobile devices we’ve received positive feedback from in-store colleagues. We have confidence in SmartWater’s abilities as a det... Read More »

    Sheila Mitchell, Change Advisor, Waitrose Business Protection

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