News releases 2016
Atkins wins water supply consultancy contract for new housing developments in Hong Kong - 10 March 2016
Atkins has won a major consultancy contract for water supply for new housing developments in Hong Kong. Awarded by Hong Kong Water Supplies Department (WSD), Atkins will investigate, design, construct and commission the proposed water supply system in for the housing developments in the Sheung Shui and Fanling areas of Hong Kong.
Tony Chik, Atkins’ project director, said: “The new housing developments, as part of the HKSAR’s government initiative, is an important move to address the housing need in Hong Kong. We’ve been collaborating with WSD for the past decade to provide quality water services for the sustainable development of Hong Kong in helping to bring a secure water supply to its people.”
The scope of this multi-disciplinary project comprises uprating of Tai Po Fresh Water Pumping Station and associated water mains; construction of a new fresh water service reservoir with a capacity of about 55,000m3; laying of approximately 13km long trunk and distribution mains with size ranging from 150mm diameter to 1,000mm diameter. Our services include civil, structural, slope upgrading, site formation, site investigation, electrical and mechanical, environmental, traffic, architectural, landscaping, land study, cost estimation, public consultation, Building Information Modelling (BIM), contract management and site supervision.
Dennis Fok, Atkins’ project manager, said: “The project is being implemented under a very tight schedule to match the new housing development programme. The team, comprising local and overseas professionals and specialists, is confident to provide good quality, cost-effective and innovative solutions to accomplish the project.”
Construction is scheduled to commence in early 2018 for phased completion of water supply system by December 2022.
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