Severn Trent Response signs plant-maintenance contract

Severn Trent Response, a joint venture between Severn Trent Services and the Response Group, has been awarded a 20-year operations and maintenance contract for the Limerick Main Drainage Project in south-west Ireland by Limerick City Council, worth €60m (£50m).

The contract is the first for Severn Trent Services in Ireland and includes operations and maintenance of the 130,000-PE (Population Equivalent) Limerick Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Severn Trent Response will operate and maintain the treatment plant, a thermal sludge dryer, 20km of mains sewers and 10 pumping stations.