Thiess Services Secures $380m Alliance Program For Sth East Water Capital Works

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Media Release

13 August 2009

Thiess Services secures $380m Alliance Program for

South East Water Capital Works 

Thiess Services, in conjunction with its ‘us’– Utility Services Alliance partners, has secured a Capital

Works Delivery Program for South East Water, worth $380 million over the next four years.

South East Water is a government-owned entity providing water

and sewerage services to over 1.3

million customers in the south-east of Melbourne. 

The new alliance program involves the overall management of capital works projects, including

upgrades to water supply and sewerage networks.

The ‘us’- Utility Service Alliance, which includes Thiess Services, Siemens and South East Water, has

provided preventative maintenance, breakdown services, customer connections and parts of the

capital works program for South East Water since 2005.

Thiess Services Executive General Manager Michael Wright said the  expanded program of works is

a testament to the quality of service delivery, innovation and depth of expertise of the ’us’ –


Services Alliance, and provides further opportunities to assist South East Water optimise the value

and service it delivers to its customers. 

Thiess Services has a long term relationship with South East Water, which commenced in 1994 with

the original contract for network maintenance.  In 2004, following 10 years of continuing innovations,

Thiess Services, in cooperation with Siemens, competitively bid for an alliance with South East Water

that resulted in the formation of the ‘us’ – Utility Services Alliance.  


For further information contact:

Michael Lyons 

External Relations Manager

Thiess Pty Ltd

M 0408 619 055


About Thiess Services Pty Ltd

With an annual turnover approaching $1billion, Thiess Services is one of Australia’s most

versatile, innovative and diverse services providers. The company provides integrated and

cost effective services to government authorities, commercial, mining and industrial clients in

a wide range of business sectors including utilities management, facilities and infrastructure

management, contaminated site remediation, telecommunications, and waste management,

including  recycling and renewable energy.

operations in three countries, and was recently awarded the contract to operate and maintain

Victoria’s $3.5bn desalination plant for 28 years, as part of the joint venture with Degremont.

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