Grontmij delighted by £4M SCADA project success

Engineering consultancy Grontmij has a new £4M contract for the programme and project management of Thames Water's high-profile Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) project.

Grontmij is already one of several suppliers and contractors selected for Thames Water’s £95M AMP5 programme.

This latest deal includes the migration of three separate regional systems into a single new central system, the replacement of up to 89 site SCADA systems across a range of different types and sizes of facility, as well as specialist technical and asset management support.

Grontmij is working with international consultancy, construction and programme management company Mace Group to deliver the project.

The initial appointment by Thames Water is for two years and will comprise a combined Grontmij Mace team based in Thames’

Reading offices, peaking at around 20 employees, with Grontmij providing two thirds of the team.

Commenting on the deal, Lawrence Hughes, group director of water & energy at Grontmij, said: “It is fantastic to be appointed to such an important and high-profile project by Thames Water.

“Winning a further SCADA replacement programme is demonstrative of our knowledge, expertise and impressive track record in the water and utilities sector.

“The contract also offers us the opportunity to develop a wider relationship with Mace Group.”

Grontmij has a high level of technical capability to deliver the in-depth replacement programme. Current projects include Telemetry Replacement and Integration (TeRI) for Severn Trent Water and the similar Intelligent Remote Information Service (IRIS) for Anglian Water.

HSS Hire has secured a five-year, multimillion-pound contract for the hire of tools and equipment to Thames Water. The agreement will see HSS supply any contractors working on Thames Water projects throughout the region from its extensive range of small tools and equipment as well as safety and survey equipment and health & safety training.

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