LOS ANGELES, Nov 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has been awarded a design and construction-services contract by the Water Supplies Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to reconstruct and upgrade the Sha Tin Water Treatment Works, one of Asia's largest water treatment facilities.
AECOM will provide detailed design and construction supervision to upgrade the existing South Works from 95 to 145 million gallons per day, while maintaining output from the full plant at 232 million gallons per day. In addition, a new visitor center will be added, and the final layout plan for subsequent redevelopment of the full plant will also be developed.
"AECOM is excited to support this upgrade to one of Asia's largest water treatment works, which will supply water to more than 2 million people in Hong Kong," said AECOM President and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio.
Other AECOM services to be provided during the project include detailed process reviews, pilot testing and tender invitation.
The upgrade's total construction cost is estimated to be US$500 million. AECOM's fees for the contract were not disclosed. The project is scheduled to be completed during 2016.
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 51,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $6.5 billion during its fiscal year 2010. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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