Contractor will improve sewage works for Northumbrian Water

Galliford Try has won a £33m contract to improve a sewage treatment works for Northumbrian Water.

The housebuilding and construction group will build an advanced anaerobic digestion plant at the Howdon sewage treatment works in Newcastle.

The project will be delivered in partnership with Imtech Process and is due to be completed by September 2012.

Greg Fitzgerald, chief executive of Galliford Try, said: “We are delighted to secure Northumbrian Water as a new client for our water business.  This significant project builds on our track record in delivering both clean and waste water infrastructure projects.”