Drainage Services Department

DSD receives four NEC Martin Barnes Awards

22 June 2022

Following receipt of multiple awards under the New Engineering Contract (NEC) Users' Group of United Kingdom last year, the Drainage Services Department (DSD) won a total of four NEC Martin Barnes Awards in 2022, including the Winner and the Runner Up in NEC Water Contract of the Year, the Winner in NEC Contract Innovation of the Year as well as the Runner Up of the Client of the Year. DSD's effort in implementing NEC through achieving collaborative partnership has been highly appreciated and recognised by the Group.

This year, DSD received the NEC awards with recognised projects as follows:

Water Contract of the Year

Winner: Construction of an Additional Sewage Rising Main between Tung Chung and Siu Ho Wan and Associated Works

Runner Up: Outlying Islands Sewerage Stage 2 - Upgrading of Cheung Chau Sewage Treatment and Disposal Facilities

NEC Contract Innovation of the Year

Winner: Upgrading of Shek Wu Hui Effluent Polishing Plant ‐ Main Works Stage 1

NEC Client of the Year

Runner Up: Drainage Services Department

The NEC Awards were established by the UKNEC Users' Group to recognise excellence in project delivery and showcase examples of good practice though collaboration from across the world. There are seven categories of awards in this year, namely Water Contract of the Year, Contract Innovation of the Year, Client of the Year, Contractor of the Year, Transport Contract of the Year, Building/FM Project of the Year and Sustainability Award of the Year.

The Water Contract of the Year award aims to commend the project that has practice collaboration in the project; the Contract Innovation of the Year aims to recognise projects that demonstrate innovation through use of key performance indicators, Scope/Works Information/Service Information or additional clause drafting; the Client of the Year award aims to commend the project client that has fully demonstrated mutual trust and a partnering spirit with its contractors.

In addition, the contractor of DSD's contract “Shek Wu Hui Effluent Polishing Plant - Main Works Stage 1 - Civil Works for Sludge Treatment Facilities and 132kV Primary Substation” was named NEC Contractor of the Year.

The relevant article was published on HKSAR Government Press Releases:
https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202206/22/P2022062200204.htm

DSD took four awards under the New Engineering Contract NEC Users’ Group of the United Kingdom

Photo shows the Under Secretary for Development, Mr LIU Chun-san (third right), the Director of Drainage Services, Ms Alice PANG (third left), the Deputy Director of Drainage Services, Mr Peter CHUI Si-kay (second left), the Assistant Director / Sewage Services, Mr Walter LEUNG Wing-yuen (first left), the Assistant Director / Operations & Maintenance, Mr Edwin LAU Shing-cheong (first right), and the Assistant Director / Projects & Development, Mr CHOI Wing-hing (second right), at the awards presentation ceremony

Ms Alice PANG (back row, eighth right), the Director of Drainage Services, took photo with award-winning project teams

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