In alignment with Institution of Civil Engineers Year of Water, we will showcase projects involving water, completed under NEC Contracts.

To date, NEC has been involved in a number of major works both in UK and around the world. Major projects including Happy Valley Stormwater Storage Scheme, Lee Sewage Tunnel and Thames Tideways Super Sewer.

See how NEC Contracts has influenced water projects around the world with the range of case studies listed below. Not sure where to start? Download our NEC Water Whitepaper here.



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WSD delivers new water supply reservoir early
Innovative flood barrier wins ICE merit award
DSD renews TSC for north mainland drainage
Sydney Water picks NEC4 for new works programme
Tideway Tunnel Boring Machines Set to Drill
Penzance Jubilee Pool restoration wins ICE People’s Choice Award 2017
NEC again dominates BCIA awards
NEC in Action: Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme, Hong Kong
New infrastructure provider to let £2 billion NEC contracts for Thames Tideway tunnel

Case Studies

Inglewood water mains renewal, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Waterworks River sewer bridge reconstruction, London, UK
River Adur Tidal Walls, Shoreham-on-Sea, UK
Morecambe wave reflection wall replacement, UK
Basildon University Hospital rainwater retention, Essex, UK
West Kowloon Drainage Improvement − Inter-Reservoirs Transfer Scheme, Hong Kong
Sheung Shui and Fanling water supply, Hong Kong
Much Wenlock Flood Alleviation Scheme, UK
Tung Chung to Siu Ho Wan Sewage Rising Main, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Lochmaddy Water Treatment Works, Scotland
Maintenance and Construction of Drains and Sewers in North Mainland Districts, Hong Kong
Upgrading West Kowloon and Tsuen Wan sewerage – Phase 1, Hong Kong
Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme, Hong Kong
Lee Sewage Tunnel, UK
Tunnel Boring Machines, Thames Tideway, London, UK
Hunua 4 Water Main, New Zealand
Sha Tau Kok Village Sewerage, Hong Kong
Waitaki Hydropower Station Refurbishment, New Zealand
Selkirk Flood Protection Scheme, Scotland
Kingsmoor Flood Alleviation Scheme, Harlow, UK
Grafham Water Treatment Works Resilience Project, UK
Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme Phase 1, UK


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NEC3: Supply Contract (SC)
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NEC3: Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC)
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NEC3: ECC Project Manager Accreditation
NEC4: ECC Project Manager Accreditation
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NEC3 to NEC4 ECC Project Manager Accreditation extension


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