Severn Trent hopes upgrading water pipes saves dosh

British building firm Costain has won a contract to upgrade Severn Trent’s infrastructure networks and sewage treatment facilities (such as those, pictured) between 2015 and 2020. It has promised the […]

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By Vicky Ellis

British building firm Costain has won a contract to upgrade Severn Trent’s infrastructure networks and sewage treatment facilities (such as those, pictured) between 2015 and 2020.

It has promised the water company will tap into efficiency savings with the improvements.

If Ofwat approves Severn Trent’s business plan, Costain will earn £50 million for the project.