The next asset management period, AMP6, runs from 2015 to 2020 and is expected to ‘future-proof’ the company's treatment works against extreme weather conditions. It will also continue to guarantee a secure supply of drinking water.
The contractors are:
- Byzak Entec
- Earthtech Morrison
- Morgan Sindall Grontmij
- Barhale WSP
- Mott MacDonald Bentley
- Black & Veatch
- Morrison Utility Services
- Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions.
Balfour Beatty said that it expects the deal to be worth £70m to it over the five-year term.
The consultants are:
- Montgomery Watson Harza
- Turner & Townsend.
Yorkshire Water asset delivery director Nevil Muncaster said: “We are committed to ensuring that we give our customers the best possible service for the lowest possible price and our major investment plans for the next five years play a huge part in this. Our contract partners and consultants take great pride in their service alongside Yorkshire Water and this news is testament to their strong performance.
“The next step is to review the AMP6 programme with our partners, optimising AMP6 investment so we are well-placed to deliver the best value asset solutions. We’re committed to working in a more integrated way to further boost collaboration and efficiency and are now in the best possible shape to plan ahead for AMP6.”
Balfour Beatty chief executive Andrew McNaughton said: “We are delighted that our long relationship with Yorkshire Water will continue into the next AMP cycle. This is an important time for our clients in the water sector as they face more challenging regulatory requirements, and we are committed to supporting their objectives through continued investment in new technology and the delivery of exceptional service.”