Logan City Council has awarded its largest contract to date to continue its successful public-private partnership model to deliver water infrastructure.

The successful tenderer, Downer Utilities, along with consultants WSP Australia and Cardno, will partner with Logan Water to rollout up to $1 billion of water and wastewater infrastructure across the City of Logan over the next nine years.

The partnership will be known as the Logan Water Infrastructure Program Alliance (LoganWIPA).

Logan City Council’s Road and Water Infrastructure Acting Director, Daryl Ross, said the contract was for five years with options for two extensions of two years each.

Mr Ross said the quality of the applications in the tender process boded well for the city’s future water infrastructure program.

“Quality tenders were received from Tier 1 contractors and engineering consultants,” Mr Ross said.

“These high-calibre companies see Logan as a progressive council and they were keen to commit to long-term partnerships.”

The council has been in alliance partnerships for the past ten years.

The current Logan Water Infrastructure Alliance (LoganWIA) has been planning, designing and delivering Logan’s water and wastewater infrastructure to meet the demand for new infrastructure in growth areas.

It has also been maintaining service levels through renewing existing infrastructure.

Key infrastructure projects include water and wastewater pipelines and pump stations, water reservoirs, wastewater treatment plants and water and wastewater network management technologies.

The new alliance partnership will build on this solid foundation.

The alliance’s activities benefit the local economy, environment and community by:

  • Improving the value and minimising the cost of infrastructure
  • Providing infrastructure for Logan’s growing population and economy
  • Installing infrastructure and technologies that reduce environmental and social impacts
  • Providing local employment and training opportunities for staff and local businesses

Charlotte Pordage is Editor of Utility magazine, a position she has held since November 2018. She joined the team as an Associate Editor in October 2017, after sharpening her writing and editing skills across a range of print and digital publications. Charlotte graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London, in 2011 with joint honours in English and Latin. When she's not putting together Australia's only dedicated utility magazine, she can usually be found riding her horse or curled up with a good book.

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