Australian Partners

John Holland Pty Ltd

John Holland is a market leader in the provision of water and wastewater treatment processes to the Australian and international water sector. Our Water and Enviro business excels in the design and construction of water and wastewater treatment, network systems, irrigation, recycled water systems, dam construction, desalination and major pipelines. We have successfully delivered 30 major water infrastructure projects across Australia within the last decade.

Organisational capabilities that strongly align with Australian Water Partnership (AWP) requirements, include:

  • Management – John Holland has management capabilities that span the full spectrum of infrastructure planning, feasibility, design, procurement, construction and operations / maintenance. We are flexible in our management approach – and can take a leading role where collaborative partners lack existing (appropriate) management structures and processes
  • Professional – Our organisation comprises a vast range of professional skill sets including: – core (civil, mechanical, chemical, electrical) and specialised engineering disciplines – cost planning and scheduling – construction and engineering subject matter experts / technicians – transport and logistic specialists – operations and maintenance technicians
  • Technical – Our core technical strengths include design management, process engineering, construction planning and methods, commissioning and training, project management, operations and maintenance for all disciplines.
  • Commercial – John Holland has experience in a wide range of contractual frameworks that include Public Private Partnerships (PPP), Early Contractor (ECI) or Early Tenderer Involvement (ETI), Program Management and traditional Construction Only (CO) or Design and Construct (D&C) contract types. We understand the critical importance of balancing collaborative benefits with commercial discipline.

John Holland’s strategic and fully integrated approach to water and wastewater treatment process, design and
engineering, construction, and risk management places us at the forefront of the sector, giving us the ability to
deliver a variety of specialist, end-to-end solutions. Our services and capabilities include:
• Water treatment – all treatment process types in brownfield / greenfield settings;
• Wastewater treatment – especially complex brownfield sites with challenging operational constraints;
• Desalination – large scale projects partnering world class technology providers ;
• Recycled Water – large scale advanced water treatment processes;
• Bulk Water Storage – including new dams and major upgrades;
• Water and Wastewater Transfer Systems – collection, pumping, transfer and automation;
• Pipelines: Transfer and Network Distribution – urban and rural corridors,
• Irrigation and Agribusiness – modernisation, industrial scale greenhouse technology, and automation;
• Biofuels and Bioproducts – innovative algae technology
• Waste- to-Energy / Renewable Energy – waste conversion to energy, hydro-power.

  • Bulk Water Alliance Program (ACT)
    The Bulk Water Alliance (the Alliance) was ActewAGLformed the Bulk Water Alliance with industry partners including John Holland. The Alliance delivered the design and construction of the Cotter Dam enlargement, the Murrumbidgee to Googong (M2G) water transfer scheme, and the Googong Dam Spillway (GDS) remediation works. ActewAGL later identified a project to improve the supply and reliability from the Murrumbidgee pump station, the Murrumbidgee to Cotter (M2C) project.
  • Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area Renewal Alliance (MIARA)- (Griffith, NSW)
    MIARA was established by Murrumbidgee Irrigation in November 2010 to deliver a series of irrigation infrastructure modernisation projects, under the Australian Government’s Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program.
  • NSW State Metering (Riverina, NSW)
    The Project requires new meters to be installed in the Murray Catchment area, the Murrumbidgee Catchment area and the Lower Darling Catchment area.
  • Northern Water Advanced Water Treatment Plant (Geelong, Vic)
    An EPC Contract for the concept development, pilot study, design, construction, commissioning and proving of an integrated water recycling scheme.
  • Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell, NSW)
    The Sydney Desalination Project forms part of the Sydney Water Corporation’s (Sydney Water) Metropolitan Water Plan. This plan aims to supplement Sydney’s future water demand. This equates to approximately 15 per cent of Sydney’s total water supply.
  • Priority Sewerage Program Alliance (Sydney, NSW)
    The Priority Sewerage Program (PSP) Alliance was established to provide sewerage services to outlying areas within Sydney Water’s operating licence area. The PSP is part of Waterplan 21, Sydney Water’s long term vision for sustainable wastewater management across the entire Sydney, Illawarra and Blue Mountains regions.
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