Posted: Monday 1st February 2010

Leading engineering consultancy, Grontmij has been appointed to Severn Trent Water’s four-year Hydrogeology framework, with the possibility of annual extensions to seven years in total.

Subject to appointment for individual projects, Grontmij will provide consultancy services to assist the utility company’s groundwater team. This includes work to support AMP4 and AMP5 capital schemes, water resource plan and business plan submissions, resolution of groundwater operational and quality issues at abstraction sites, catchment studies, secondments and research.

The Grontmij team may be called on to carry out investigations such as borehole performance/condition surveys, reliable yield assessments, abstraction impact assessments and low flow studies, as well as borehole design, construction, licensing, rehabilitation and decommissioning.

Speaking about the framework win, Jason Jones, operations director at Grontmij, said: “Severn Trent Water is a key client and the team has a long-standing relationship with the company, built over many years. We are delighted to be appointed to the framework, which is testament to the fact that the team continues to deliver fresh ideas and approaches to our work with Severn Trent Water.

“Our experience in hydrogeology, coupled with over 20 years working with the UK’s water companies means we have the knowledge and expertise to deliver detailed and thorough studies, while implementing low cost, high quality solutions.”

Grontmij is a leading provider of water consultancy services including asset management, carbon footprinting, procurement advice and PFI/PPP technical advice to a range of professional clients. A growing area of the business is water environment, with services such as flood risk assessment, hydrology, hydrogeology, coastal engineering and environmental impact assessment. Grontmij also offers services relating to climate and energy, which involves advising on climate change and renewable energies.

Grontmij is one of Europe’s largest engineering consultancies, working across the disciplines of water, systems energy, environment and transportation. The company employs over 8,000 professionals throughout Europe.

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