Royal HaskoningDHV has achieved its latest award win this week, when a new-build construction project using Nereda® technology won ‘Wastewater Project of the Year’ at the prestigious Global Water Awards 2019. The large wastewater treatment plant in Utrecht, Netherlands was budgeted at €120m and brings improved wastewater treatment to approximately 430,000 customers.
Image: The Nereda team receiving the award at the Global Water Awards 2019
The Nereda wastewater treatment project at Utrecht is a city centre installation. The contractor Heijmans-GMB and the client, Water Authority Stichtse Rijnlanden, are working together with Royal HaskoningDHV, the developers of the Nereda technology. The contract includes design, construction, commissioning and maintenance of the plant for 10 years, with ongoing operational support.
Part of the annual Global Water Summit, the Global Water Awards acknowledge the most important achievements and technological breakthroughs in the water sector worldwide. This year’s event was held at the Natural History Museum in London on 9 April.
Commenting on the award announcement, René Noppeney, Global Director of Water Technology Products & Innovation at Royal HaskoningDHV said: “We are absolutely delighted to have won ‘Wastewater Project of the Year’. Our Nereda technology is an established game-changer for sustainable wastewater technology. We now have over 65 Nereda projects completed or being delivered across the world, offering the perfect solution for countries facing growing urbanisation and improved environmental protection.”