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John Brown/Trafalgar House has taken a £14 million turnkey contract for the Trimpley water treatment works near Bewdley, Hereford and Worcester.The scheme, for Severn Trent, comprises extensions and upgrading to the works to improve water quality and step up output.A start on site will be made next month, with the job lasting two years. The project will include rapid-gravity filtration and dissolved air flotation and feature granule-activated carbon treatment.The process will involve chlorine contact tanks, together with new high-lift pumps and a new pump sump.Capacity at the 6,420 sq m site will be uprated to 60 megalitres a day.