Leighton Asia secures waterworks project in Singapore

CIMIC Group company Leighton Asia has been awarded a contract for the reconstruction of Choa Chu Kang Waterworks by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency.

The contract is expected to generate revenue of approximately S$144 million for Leighton Asia. Construction is set to commence in the second quarter of 2024, with completion scheduled for 2028.

Choa Chu Kang Waterworks is the second largest waterworks in Singapore, which has a treatment capacity of 80 million gallons per day.

“Leighton Asia takes pride in being part of this essential project for Singapore that will significantly contribute to its long-term water infrastructure. It is our privilege to contribute our innovative and cost-effective delivery methodologies to support Singapore’s continued development,” said Brad Davey, managing director of Leighton Asia.

The scope of the contract includes mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation (MEICA) works, along with associated building services, civil and temporary works, services diversion, testing and commissioning and plant proving of the reconstructed plant.

“Implementing the latest water treatment technology and smart capabilities at Choa Chu Kang Waterworks will improve operation of the facility. We are pleased that our capabilities in modernising water treatment infrastructure will help to meet the water needs of Singapore’s growing population,” said Juan Santamaria, executive chairman of CIMIC Group.