Water & Waste roundup

The Environment Agency has reported that 350 damaged flood defence assets have been repaired following the winter storms. A further 650 assets have repairs planned or underway.

Qatar’s General Electricity and Water Corporation has announced the tender for construction of five primary reservoirs and pumping station packages as part of its Water Security Mega Reservoirs project.  The reservoirs and pipeline network will provide up to 17M cubic metres of potable water storage. Bids need to be in by 5 June.

Around £440M of work will be brought forward into 2014-15 to help lessen the boom and bust impact of cyclical investment in the UK water industry government confirmed last week. The next AMP cycle starts in 2015.