Meridian Utilities gains £64M worth of deals with NI Water
Meridian Utilities has won two contracts, worth more than £64M in total, with NI Water. The contracts cover water and wastewater network services as well as water meter installation, maintenance and associated services.
Belfast company Meridian is a joint venture company comprising Morrow Contracts, Mills Contracts and T O’Connell & Sons. Its £55M water and wastewater networks services contract will see it provide NI Water with a range of services including sewer and water main repairs and maintenance; clearing of sewer blockages; leakage repairs, street furniture maintenance and minor water and sewerage infrastructure improvements.
The second contract, worth £9M, includes meter maintenance and a pro-active meter exchange programme.
Terry McCrum, commercial manager at Meridian Utilities, said: “We are extremely pleased to have won these contracts and strongly believe that Meridian has the expertise, skill and manpower to fulfil these contracts to the highest standard on behalf of NI Water. We look forward to working with NI Water over the next three years."
NI Water’s acting director of customer service delivery, Alec McQuillan, commented: “We were looking for a company which would not only enable us to continue our focus on cost efficiency and value for money but will also put the needs of our customers at the centre of everything they do. We believe Meridian will help us provide the high level of customer service we require and our customers expect."
McQuillan added: “We are pleased that it was a local Northern Ireland company which provided the best offer and won these substantial contracts.”
Meridian, which employs in excess of 200 staff, were awarded the contracts following separate rigorous procurement processes.
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