MWH Global to work on Qatar's drainage systems
Infrastructure firm set to support Qatar's Drainage Asset Management
Qatar’s Public Works Authority (PWA) has named US-based MWH Global as management contractor for the country’s five-year Qatar Drainage Asset Management Programme. The PWA is aiming to upgrade the levels of drainage services available in Qatar as part of the wider National Vision 2030 plan that involves upgrading all aspects of infrastructure in the country.
MWH, together with subcontractor Scottish Water, has been tasked with managing the full operation of drainage assets such as wastewater treatment and collection systems, treated sewage effluent systems and surface groundwater systems. The aim of the programme is to respond to growing population pressures on the drainage systems, as well as ensuring the systems are prepared for the World Cup 2022.
“MWH is bring together a team of international experts and the latest asset management technology to help the Qatar Public Works Authority achieve its rapid expansion plans and develop this significant wet infrastructure project. We look forward to the opportunity to serve the needs of the citizens of Qatar to help meet the objectives of their National Development Strategy and facilitate the development of their drainage infrastructure,” said MWH Global president and CEO Alan Krause on the project.