MWH Treatment Joint Ventures

Joint Ventures

MWH Treatment is partnered in various joint ventures, using our specific construction engineering skills alongside other companies’ skill sets to accomplish specific tasks for our clientele. This makes sure our clients are receiving the very best service and quality.

Joint ventures allow companies that specialise in certain areas to associate with other companies to deliver projects which require their combined capabilities. Water companies in England and Wales tender framework contracts to construction companies and joint ventures in five year Asset Management Periods (AMPs) to help them keep infrastructure properly maintained and update the industry’s antiquated assets. We are currently in the sixth AMP period (AMP6). In Scotland, there is a similar arrangement known as Quality and Standards programme, which runs in six-year periods. It is in its fourth period (Q&S IV).



advance is a joint venture between MWH and Balfour Beatty. It is one of four Construction Delivery Partners working collaboratively with United Utilities to develop and deliver solutions for the United Utilities’ capital programme, covering the delivery of clean and waste water, infrastructure and non-infrastructure solutions which supports its customer promises in AMP6.



CMDP is a joint venture between MWH and Costain. It is one of three construction partners that work with Southern Water in AMP6. CMDP provides maintenance and improvements to the water and waste water non- infrastructure programme as part of Southern Water’s £3 billion business plan. CMDP works in the eastern half of Southern Water’s region (Kent and East Sussex).



SMB is a joint venture between MWH, Skanska and Balfour Beatty. It is a part of the super alliance in eight2O. SMB provides design and building solutions for development and delivery of Thames Water’s AMP6 investment programme. This will be one of the largest and most varied water infrastructure improvement programmes in the UK.


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eight2O is the largest alliance in the water sector. It includes the SMB joint venture of which MWH is a part. The alliance brings together global expertise from multiple sectors, providing design and building solutions for Thames Water. Together, the alliance is carrying out £1.75 billion of capital investment work during AMP6.



esd is a joint venture between MWH, Galliford Try and Black & Veatch. esd will be responsible for programme management, design, stakeholder engagement, construction and commissioning for water and wastewater treatment projects across all of Scotland on behalf of Scottish Water. The contract is estimated to be worth £560 million which will enhance Scottish Water’s services through both new-build and capital upgrade projects.


@one alliance

@one is an alliance between MWH, Balfour Beatty, Barhale, Grontmij, Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) and Skanska providing services for the client Anglian Water. This alliance delivers Anglian Water’s integrated Main Works Capital Alliance programme, focusing on large scale complex projects in AMP6 which have an estimated valuation of £1.2 billion. Construction, maintenance and improvements will be made to water and waste water treatment centres that serve more than 6 million people in the east of England.



MBV is a joint venture between MWH and Black & Veatch. MBV is delivering an £87 million waste-to-energy project in Cheshire, UK. This is the construction of a renewable energy plant, developed by CoGen UK. The plant will export 21.5 MW of clean, affordable power, utilising over 150,000 tonnes of material that would otherwise go to landfill.


meps is a joint venture between MWH and EPS Group. It was specifically formed to provide the water industry with an integrated approach to the provision of standardised products and off-site manufactured solutions. meps provides support to every regulated water company in the UK across several product platforms.