Severn Trent announces new partnerships for £498m water network contract

Friday 27th August 2021

FTSE 100 Company Severn Trent has announced details of new contract partners that will support with its water network services after going out to tender on a contract worth almost £500m.

Network Plus, Sapphire Utility Solutions and Chevron Traffic Management will be working with Severn Trent and Hafren Dyfrdwy over AMP 7 on its water network operations across the Midlands and into north and mid-Wales.

The work will be allocated into two separate lots of work across four regions.

Lot 1 - Traffic Management

Lot 2 - Reinstatement / Resource Support and Dig & Fix

                         North                                   East                                      South                      West (inc Hafren Dyfrdwy)

Lot 1     Network Plus           Chevron Traffic Management          Network Plus              Chevron Traffic Management 

Lot 2     Network Plus           Sapphire Utility Solutions                Network Plus              Sapphire Utility Solutions 

Paul Baxter, Head of Water Networks at Severn Trent said: “It’s really important to us when we go out to tender like this, that we find those key partnerships that will really deliver for our customers. That’s why we’re really excited to have Network Plus, Sapphire Utility Solutions and Chevron Traffic Management joining us to help deliver our AMP7 commitments, as they share the same values and passion as ourselves in getting the job done right, first time.

“We want to be the most efficient and effective water operation in the industry, and with our new partnerships on board we’re confident that they will help us making improvements in key areas that will benefit our customers and communities. I’m really looking forward to seeing what we can achieve together using their innovation, determination and focus to deliver.”

The new partnerships will be in place from 30 November 2021.