Jacobs has announced that the company has collaborated with the Aurecon to deliver sewage design and planning services to urban utilities in a 3 year program.
Urban Utilities is basically a distributor and retailer that focuses on delivering water and sewage services to different businesses and households in South East Queensland, Australia. The company manages approximately $3.76 Billion in Assets, which includes 29 numbers of sewage water treatment plants. Furthermore, the company provides sewage services to the population of 1.5 million people of the area.
The company has delivered the project for $51.7 million of upgrades and infrastructure to the Urban Utilities customers. Both Aurecon and Jacobs have formed a joint venture named “AJile to deliver design and planning services to the customers of the area. The project team is located in the corporate office in Brisbane, Australia.
Senior Vice President of Operations pf Jacobs, Patrick Hill said, “Like many of our clients, Urban Utilities is responding to a complex mix of economic, environmental and social pressures.”
“The state of Queensland has experienced sustained population growth above the national average and around 90% of this growth is concentrated in the urban areas of the South East. The global water expertise of our team will support Urban Utilities in effectively planning and delivering affordable, reliable, resilient and sustainable services for future generations as this growth continues,” Patrick Hill further added.
Client Manager of Aurecon, David Thomas said, “Water security, water use efficiency, climate resilience, sustainable sanitation and reduced risk from floods are all central to how we think about the future of water. But it’s more than just about engineering. We’ll focus on the human experience of our customers and the communities we serve, aiming to make a difference and realize the true value of water for Queensland.”