Water Services is an Australian company established in
1991 to design, build and operate water systems in partnership
with public authorities in Australia and New Zealand.
Australian Water Services is jointly owned by Lend Lease Corporation,
a global real estate and financial services company, and Suez
Lyonnaise des Eaux, an international environmental services
provider and world leader in water treatment technology and
water systems management.
With access to more than a 120 years experience in the operation
of water utilities, Australian Water Services combines the
best of both worlds by providing a public service with private
Our services cover the entire water cycle including catchment
management, drinking water treatment and distribution, wastewater
and stormwater collection and treatment, network management
and customer service.
Our operations include the worlds most up to date technologies.
We continue to set new world benchmarks. Through our shareholders
we also offer complimentary services covering all phases of
water infrastructure development including concept, design,
construction and financing.
Australian Water Services brings extensive knowledge and skills
to its partners. We have direct access to the results of over
$100 million worth of research and development conducted by
Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux each year. Through our research projects,
continuing production, training programs and staff exchanges
we actively participate in the sharing of information, skills
and expertise between all stakeholders. ASTRAN- the Asia Pacific
Technology and Research Network established its wastewater
research division in Sydney in 1998. ASTRAN works in partnership
with Australian Universities and research institutions to
develop both local and international technologies. ASTRAN
connects Australia and New Zealand with Hong Kong, Jakarta,
Manila, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur.
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Water is our most valuable resource. It is our duty to manage
it sustainably and develop it responsibly. The global trend
towards greater involvement of the private sector in water
cycle management is driven by growing community concern for
the environment and the need to develop infrastructure to
keep up with urban growth. Private sector involvement ensures
state-of-the-art technology with guaranteed delivery, alleviating
the pressure on existing aged infrastructure and reducing
the risk to public health and the environment.
Public-private partnerships enable government to lower its
risk profile, reduce costs and improve water services to its
constituents in the shortest possible time-frame. At all stages,
the public sector remains in total control. Clear up-front
definitions of performance requirements, roles and responsibilities
are stipulated. The exact form that the partnership takes
depends entirely on clients' needs, concerns and the financial
structure. Australian Water Services has expertise in all
forms of contracts and works with clients to determine the
best solution to meet their needs.
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Prospect Water Filtration Plant
The community demands a reliable supply of safe, clean
and healthy drinking water. Australian Water Services
strives to meet this expectation by developing solutions
that incorporate leading water treatment technology
and management expertise.
We offer treatment processes to suit our clients needs.
These range from traditional processes via highly efficient
conventional filters through to ultrafiltration membranes
that provide a complete barrier to viruses. Our ability
to deliver world leading innovative water treatment
solutions is demonstrated by the development and operation
of the Prospect Water Filtration Plant in Sydney, one
of the world's largest and most advanced water filtration
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