NI Water awards £14m contract to local firms

NI Water has awarded a contract valued at over £14 million pounds to two local firms.
Jemma Lowry, Lowry Building & Civil Engineering, Ronan Larkin NI Water, Serena Hylands CTSJemma Lowry, Lowry Building & Civil Engineering, Ronan Larkin NI Water, Serena Hylands CTS
Jemma Lowry, Lowry Building & Civil Engineering, Ronan Larkin NI Water, Serena Hylands CTS

Newry construction company Connect, Transform, Sustain (CTS) and Castlederg Civil engineering firm Lowry Building & Civil Engineering were both awarded the Building’s Maintenance and Repair contract.

Working in partnership with NI Water, the two companies will provide expert Facilities Management services across all of their sites throughout the province.

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Commenting on the announcement Ronan Larkin, Director of Finance & Regulation said he was pleased with the news.

He continued: “I am delighted to announce that two local companies have been successful in securing this contract after what was an extremely robust tendering process. This contract will deliver building’s maintenance and repair services across our sites, enabling us to work together to continue to provide essential water and wastewater services to our communities, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.”

The contract will primarily focus on NI Water site repairs, building maintenance and proactive testing of key assets including lighting and alarms.

CTS, based in Warrenpoint, and with additional premises in Dublin, will be providing a full range of service maintenance work.

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The local firm which employs 160 people will be working across all of NI Water’s South East sites from Newry to Newtownards.

Lowry Building and Civil Engineering, who have over 40 years’ experience working with NI Water and who employ a large number of professional and skilled employees across many trades, will be working across all of NI Water’s North West sites from Lisnaskea to Limavady.

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