Water news and contracts
Yorkshire Water launches £1bn civils frameworkSubscription
Yorkshire Water has begun the search for contractors for two civils frameworks worth £1.04bn as part of the AMP7 spending period starting in 2020.
Tideway brings in Crossrail finance bossSubscription
Tideway has hired Crossrail finance director Mathew Duncan to be its new chief financial officer.
Features and analysis
New Environment Agency rules for clearing water off sites require contractors to act now to stay compliant, explains Siltbuster’s Richard Coulton.
Storm Desmond was Cumbria’s biggest on record and devastated huge swathes of infrastructure. Lucy Alderson finds out how work is progressing as the rebuilding programme reaches its halfway point.
Recent news of divining rods being used to locate leaks in the water network paint an image of an industry that is old-fashioned and devoid of innovation.
In the final weeks of 2017, water sector regulator Ofwat confirmed changes that could create a new generation of construction opportunities.
One of the biggest challenges for water companies in 2018 will be the need to improve service, affordability and performance on innovation, driven by Ofwat’s agenda to reposition and promote better outcomes for customers.