Water Journal : Water Journal April 2013
APRIL 2013 WATER Logan Water Alliance Gains a Second Contract Extension The alliance team responsible for delivery of ef cient and sustainable water infrastructure for Logan City has been granted a second extension on its original three-year contract. The Logan Water Alliance, comprising Logan City Council, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Tenix and Cardno, will now continue its work until August 2014. Parsons Brinckerhoff General Manager for Water Utilities, Tom Mosquera, said the extension was an option from the start of the Alliance's three-year planning, design and construction contract. “Based on the successful delivery of the capital works program to date, Logan Water has chosen to continue to use the Alliance for another year. To date the Alliance has completed 148 planning tasks and 34 capital works projects valued at $141 million, with a further $54.8 million of capital works programmed. "The team will continue to deliver a broad range of planning and design packages to support the delivery of the program and guide the long-term water infrastructure for the city. Projects completed to date include water and wastewater pipelines, pump stations, water networks in urban and rural communities, reservoirs and wastewater treatment plants. "Through the delivery of this program, the Alliance has proven the success of its planning-led model. The model enables the Alliance team to accurately plan, design and build innovative and cost-effective water infrastructure. In addition to this, a strong team culture and real ownership of the program has driven positive results for the team and the Logan community. "Upon completion of the contract next year, the Alliance will have worked together for ve years," said Mr Mosquera. The multi-award winning Logan Water Alliance is one of the largest water infrastructure delivery programs of its type in Australia. Directors Appointed for New Statewide Tasmanian Water & Sewerage Corporation The Tasmanian Water & Sewerage Corporation – the new statewide water utility opening its doors on 1 July this year -- today announced the appointment of six Directors to join Chairman Miles Hampton to form the Corporation's new Board. The Directors are: Mr Brian Bayley; Ms Sibylle Krieger; Mr Peter Lewinsky; Mrs Sarah Merridew; Dr Dan Norton; and Dr Jane Sargison. The Board will be responsible for leading one of Tasmania's largest organisations. It will employ more than 800 employees, have total assets of more than $2 billion, revenue of around $250 million annually and will spend around $100 million each year on capital works. The Corporation will be owned by the state's 29 local councils. "The appointment of Directors is an important milestone, giving the Board the opportunity to focus on the job of combining the existing water corporations into one seamless organisation," Cr Tony Foster, Chairman of the Selection Committee said. "It also clears the way for the Board to commence the search for a Chief Executive Of cer for the new Corporation. “We received a large number of applications from an outstanding national feld of candidates for the six Directors' roles," Cr Foster said. "The process to select the right mix of expertise and knowledge was extremely rigorous. The Selection Committee comprises representatives of the new Corporation's Owner Representative Group and was assisted by a professional recruitment rm." Cr Foster said the Board comprises ve Directors from the current water corporation boards and two new directors. One reliable source for: Gas Chlorination Chlorine Fume Detection On-Site Electrolytic Chlorination Chlorine Analysers UV Disinfection Answers for Industry. www.siemens.com.au/water Celebrating 100 years of Disinfection From Wallace and Tiernan to today Chlorine Gas Chlorinator* ... "probably the most significant public health advance of the millennium." LIFE Magazine, 1997 * The Chlorine Gas Chlorinator was invented by Wallace and Tiernan and is credited with the elimination of water-borne diseases and for saving countless lives.
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