Northumbrian Water appoints Grontmij to 10-year framework

European engineering consultancy Grontmij has been appointed to a high-profile 10-year framework with Northumbrian Water, worth an estimated £2 – 4m per annum.

Subject to appointment for individual projects, Grontmij will provide consultancy services and technical advice from April 2011 to facilitate delivery of its £1.5bn capital investment programme.

Working alongside three other consultants, the work will include feasibility, design and commissioning support, calling on the expertise of the Grontmij civil, process and MEICA specialists from project inception through to operational handover.

The framework will potentially run until 2021 and to demonstrate its commitment to Northumbrian Water, Grontmij intend to invest in opening a new office in the North East of England.