Sydney Water appoints major JV as regional water infrastructure contractor

The Western Australian Government has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer for state-owned utility Water Corporation.A program to ensure reliable water infrastructure for a growing population has been awarded to a major Joint Venture.

John Holland, Lendlease Services, Comdain Infrastructure (a Service
Stream Group company) and WSP, as the D4C JV, will work together to maintain the health of Sydney’s waterways.

This includes beaches, rivers and tributaries as Greater Sydney is projected to grow by an extra 2.71 million people and 570,000 homes by 2036.

The Joint Venture will be responsible for the delivery of design, construction, maintenance and facility management across Sydney Water’s assets in the Southern region for the next 10 years.

Sydney Water has appointed the “Delivering for Customers” (D4C) joint venture as a Regional Delivery Contractor under its Partnering for Success (P4S) program.

The D4C integrated regional team has committed to delivering at least 70 per cent of the works through its directly employed workforce and owned plant.

D4C Program Director Phil Jones said the appointment of the joint venture reflects the strong track record of the team in delivering positive outcomes for Sydney Water and its customers.

“Our team has a long and successful history of working with Sydney Water. Being awarded this contract reinforces the strong relationship between our organisations and Sydney Water’s trust in us to provide solutions that meet the future needs of their customers,” Mr. Jones said.

The contract will commence in January 2020 and during delivery will aim to see more than 400 personnel working across a wide range of water infrastructure projects throughout the region.

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