Southern Water has appointed MWH as its new strategic solutions partner for the AMP6 period.
MWH will work with Southern Water to deliver the company’s £3.1bn business plan for 2015 to 2020.
The consultant will help plan and design new infrastructure and solutions for Southern Water, which provides water and wastewater services to more than 4.5 million customers across Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Services will include design, engineering, planning and environmental management. It will also work with Southern Water to develop and implement research and innovation.
The contract begins this month and will run to the end of March 2020.
It is the first of three contracts which Southern Water will award this year.
Matthew Wright, Southern Water’s chief executive, said: “We look forward to working with MWH to plan innovative ways of improving our water and wastewater services, which in turn will make our business more efficient and provide better value for our customers.”
Alan Krause, chief executive of MWH Global, said: “I am delighted that MWH has been selected by Southern Water as its Strategic Solutions Partner for AMP6. We will bring expertise and ideas from across our global business to this exciting programme and I look forward to our team working collaboratively with Southern Water and all of its delivery partners to drive frontier performance.”