The Water Supplies Department (Hong Kong) is using an NEC4 Term Service Contract for risk-based improvement of water mains in the western New Territories. The work has involved replacing or rehabilitating around 20 km of water mains deemed at high risk of leaking or bursting. WSD Senior Design Engineer Bryan To, mentioned that the NEC requirement on parties to act in a ‘spirit of mutual trust and co-operation’ was vital to overcome the challenges and risks of improving aging water mains in public areas. ‘Mutual understanding and co-operation of all parties involved were of paramount importance in developing prompt and practicable solutions for delivering the works. The project team arranged partnering workshops and project group meetings to develop suitable and innovative methods to complete the projects on time, cost-effectively, safely and with minimum impact on the environment and public.'

Posted by Hawa S at 2023-11-17 07:00:00 UTC