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Anglian Water Business secures £3 million of water service contracts in Scotland

Posted: 25th May 2017

_AG20545Water retailer Anglian Water Business (AWB) has secured a hat-trick of major contract wins in Scotland, valued at around £3 million per year.

The series of wins follows the recent announcement of a joint venture between AWB and Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) Business to create a new water retailer called Wave.

The contracts will see AWB provide billing and water efficiency services to:

• ASDA – covering 94 supermarket sites across Scotland
• Edinburgh Leisure – covering over 30 sports and leisure venues in the Scottish capital
• Scottish Drug Forum – covering offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

AWB has been operating successfully in the highly competitive Scottish open market since 2008. The company already provides water services to some of the UK’s biggest businesses, including Betfred, Malmaison and Hotel du Vin, Starwood Hotels and the Belhaven pub chain.

AWB’s strong record in Scotland was reinforced in 2015, when it won the Scottish Government contract to provide water billing and efficiency services to the Scottish public sector. This involves 200 public sector organisations, with over 15,000 sites ranging from schools and colleges, to hospitals and council buildings. Winning this contract has enabled AWB to identify £40 million worth of potential savings for the Scottish public sector. The Active Water Management ® service is designed to achieve water and waste water efficiencies, and will be used at a range of sites over a four year period.

Bob Wilson, managing director of Anglian Water Business, said: “We are delighted to have secured these contracts, following on so quickly from the announcement of our proposed joint venture with NWG Business. They build on those won last year and reinforce our credentials as a trusted partner for businesses looking for value from their utility supplier. Our focus on offering competitive pricing and delivering real value to customers through a team of experts and Active Water Management®, is being recognised by customers as a major point of difference.”

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