Northumbrian Water has advertised a new design and construction framework covering the AMP6 spending period, worth up to £320M.
The utility wants three firms to deliver the work, which covers both its territory in the north east of England, plus Essex and Suffolk Water in the south east.
The framework is for an initial five years, with the option to extend by a further five.
The work covers the design, construction and commissioning of capital works on water and waste-water treatment assets. These include: treatment facilities, pumping stations, boreholes, chemical, instrumentation and control systems, and service reservoirs.
The contract is divided by region into two lot:
- Lot 1: North-east England, worth between £160M and £240M;
- Lot 2: Essex and Suffolk, worth between £50M and £80M.
Further information is available on the official OJEU notice.
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