The ‘network contract’ to repair, maintain and replace pipes and sewers across London and the Thames Valley forms part of Thames Water’s £3billion operating budget for 2010 to 2015, which was determined by Ofwat last year.
Martin Baggs, Thames Water’s Chief Executive, said: “In setting up our network’s contracts, we’ve worked hard with our suppliers on quality and price so we can deliver the best possible value and service for our 13 million customers.”
Included in the £500million of work is:
- Repair and maintenance of water pipes,
- Repair and maintenance of sewers,
- sewer blockage removal and cleaning,
- activity by Developer Services, which advises on new connections for existing and new properties, providing new sewers and diverting existing ones.
The winning organisations are:
- Optimise (J Murphy & Sons / Clancy Docwra / Barhale / MWH): Water R&M for Thames Valley, South West London, South East London;
- HS Browne (HS Water, J Browne Construction and Cappagh): Water R&M for North West London and North East London;
- HS Browne: Wastewater R&M for Thames Valley and all London areas;
- MTS: Sewer maintenance and cleaning for Thames Valley and all areas of London save the North West;
- Flowline: Sewer maintenance and cleaning for North West London;
- Optimise: Developer services for Thames Valley, North West London and North East London
- Cappagh / Morrison: Developer services for South West London and South East London.