Amey Secures £30 Million Contract to Enhance Northern Ireland’s Water Infrastructure

Amey Secures £30 Million Contract to Enhance Northern Ireland’s Water Infrastructure

(IN BRIEF) Amey has secured a new £30 million contract with Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure Rivers to provide civil engineering consultancy and water management services over up to five years. The contract includes improving watercourses, constructing flood defenses, and implementing flood risk management schemes. Amey will utilize its technology-driven approach, including the RAIN inspection application for digitizing site inspections. This contract extends Amey’s longstanding partnership with DfI, focusing on enhancing infrastructure resilience and safeguarding communities from flooding amidst climate uncertainties.

(PRESS RELEASE) OXFORD, 19-Jun-2024 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey has secured a new £30 million contract with the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) Rivers, the authority responsible for drainage and flood defence in Northern Ireland. Over a potential five-year period, Amey will provide a range of civil engineering consultancy and specialist water works. This includes enhancing watercourses like culverts and open channels, constructing flood and sea defences such as dams and seawalls, and implementing control structures and reservoirs. The contract also involves developing alternative flood risk management strategies.

Central to Amey’s approach is its technology-driven services, highlighted by the deployment of its in-house RAIN inspection application. This application aims to digitize and streamline site inspections, enhancing accuracy and efficiency. Teams can now capture, analyze, and manage data in real-time, with added functionalities to support inspections in remote areas. Amey’s collaboration with DfI Rivers dates back to 2005, marking a continuation of their successful partnership in delivering infrastructure projects across Northern Ireland.

Alex Gilbert, Managing Director of Amey Consulting, expressed enthusiasm about extending their partnership with DfI. He emphasized Amey’s commitment to leveraging engineering expertise alongside innovative technology to implement sustainable flood risk management solutions. Gilbert underscored their dedication to enhancing community resilience against flooding and reinforcing infrastructure in response to evolving climate challenges.

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