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Severn Trent and Bristol put water work to May Gurney

20 Jun 13 May Gurney, soon to be part of Kier Group, has this week picked up two contracts in the water sector worth a combined £30m a year.

The contracts are for Severn Trent Water and for Bristol Water.

Severn Trent Water (STW) has awarded May Gurney £10m a year contract to deliver sewers and private drains and sewers maintenance works. The deal will run for an initial three years with a possible extension of a further five years.

May Gurney has been working in partnership with STW since 1990 under contracts with a combined current value of £34m a year.  These include STW's sewerage services east region maintenance contract.  . This contract, worth £20m a year, has been running since April 2011 and is scheduled to run for five years with an option to extend for a further five years.

In July 2012, STW awarded May Gurney a further £1m package of work to upgrade the control panels on more than 75 sites across the Severn Trent region to bring them in line with iP2x requirements.

The other water contract award for May Gurney this week comes from Bristol Water. May Gurney will deliver network repair and maintenance and metering support services for a 16-month period starting in June 2013. This deal is worth £20m a year to the contractor.

May Gurney is also already working for Bristol Water on several projects. In October 2010, Bristol Water awarded May Gurney a new AMP5 contract for its new lay trunk mains framework, which runs until March 2015. One of the contracts awarded under the framework, the £22m Bristol resilience scheme, was recently completed.

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