Morrison Utility Services (MUS) has been awarded a new four-year water network alliance contract with Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water.
Work outlined under the contract is set to include repair and maintenance of clean water network assets, new water mains connections, metering, zonal water cleansing, mains renewal and provision of services to developers for non-household customers.
The contract awarded to the utility service provider will begin in November 2018 and can potentially be extended from four years to seven years.
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water water service managing director Ian Christie said: “The Network Alliance is critical to ensuring we further improve our service to customers and the costs savings it presents will help us to meet the challenging efficiency targets we have been set to meet our long-term plans.
“We have challenging targets for leakage, interruptions to supply and acceptability of water to our customers that can only be met through adopting a more collaborative approach. Bringing key maintenance activities together and establishing joint decision making alongside Morrison Utility Services as our partner to meet our customer expectations is an exciting opportunity for both organisations.”
MUS executive director John Edwards added: “During the tender process we demonstrated our ability to work in a collaborative manner whilst offering real value for money and depth of experience. Our commitment is to deliver safe, cost-efficient and innovative water network services, aligned with best-in-class customer service, which will enable Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water to outperform its business plan performance.”
News of MUS being awarded the contract has come a year the firm worked towards delivering a 330m long tunnel being constructed 30m under the Thames.
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