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About Us


Integrated Water Engineering Solutions

Water Engineering Technologies was first established in 1998 by SA Water to perform a critical role in the maintenance of the state’s water and wastewater network assets. These now include: 39 water treatment plants, 28 wastewater treatment plants, 265 water pump stations, near 713 wastewater pump stations, and 27,000 kilometres of water mains.

Since then, we have built on our capabilities to satisfy market demand from public and private organisations for the design, construction, maintenance and refurbishment of water and wastewater infrastructure assets including:

  • pump stations
  • water supply and filtration systems
  • chemical treatment or dosing systems
  • electrical controls systems, and
  • water distribution pipelines.

Our Capabilities

Many of our core competencies reside in our people. With a capable, highly skilled workforce of more than 200 people from sought after trades to mechanical and electrical engineers and project management professionals, our team extends to also include the expertise of subject matter experts within SA Water.

Water Engineering Technologies deliver projects through six fully equipped engineering workshops located across the state, using our well-established business management system, and formal, well-established working arrangements with South Australian sub-contractors.

Water Engineering Technologies operates with a continuous improvement mindset and principles of excellence in safety, service, technology, and sustainability in all that we do.

We deliver our projects with an uncompromising approach to safety, risk and quality, and a keen focus on customer satisfaction.

For all these reasons, we provide all of our customers superior value by combining an understanding of their needs with our problem-solving expertise and our water and wastewater infrastructure construction and maintenance capabilities.

Project Management

As a customer-focused business that is collaborative and commercially aware, our project managers work in line with a best practice project management methodology to deliver of projects within time, scope and budget by establishing, supporting and promoting:

  • quality needs analysis
  • thorough project risk and project scope management
  • efficient and effective communications
  • accurate cost estimation and control.

Our project management tools include status reporting, project progress monitoring, action item lists, and a resolution tracking system. Project reports are prepared at pre-defined intervals summarising overall project status, including cost, schedule, and performance rollups.

Our project management expertise and services include:

  • specification preparation
  • estimating and cost management
  • management of capital asset projects
  • in-depth understanding of government and regulatory approval processes
  • well-established relationships with supply chain partners, comprising contractors, consultants, and suppliers.