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AECOM awarded design services contract to upgrade one of Asia’s largest water treatment facilities

LOS ANGELES — AECOM Technology Corp., a provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, has been awarded a design and construction-services contract by the Water Supplies Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to reconstruct and upgrade the Sha Tin Water Treatment Works, one of Asia’s largest water treatment facilities.

AECOM will provide detailed design and construction supervision to upgrade the existing South Works from 95 to 145 million gallons per day, while maintaining output from the full plant at 232 million gallons per day. In addition, a new visitor center will be added, and the final layout plan for subsequent redevelopment of the full plant also will be developed.

Other AECOM services to be provided during the project include detailed process reviews, pilot testing, and tender invitation. The upgrade’s total construction cost is estimated to be $500 million. AECOM’s fees for the contract were not disclosed. The project is scheduled to be completed during 2016.