Rapid assessment of optimum solutions to meet business needs
Aqua have worked with a number of clients to develop concept engineering processes. Concept engineering allows the client to drive significant value at the early stage of the project. Rapidly assessing the engineering options in order to outperform the business plan allowances.
We utilise totex thinking and sprint methodologies with standard processes and commercial input to quickly identify projects which present the most opportunity or most stress within the investment portfolio.
This service provides the client with a typical opportunity to secure more then 20% savings, known as the generating efficiency stage. We have expert teams of engineers covering multiple disciplines including Process, MEICA and Civil across Water, Gas and Environment.
“Aqua has provided a wide range of support to our transformation programme including expertise across target operating models, end to end processes, governance, cost intelligence and procurement strategy. Utilising Aqua’s industry best practice and expertise has enabled us to progress at pace and together we have developed a new model that we believe will deliver enhanced efficiency and value for the Trust.”
“Aqua have played a key part in the AMS contract and worked tirelessly to ensure STW get best value for money. We see Aqua as an extension of our team at Severn Trent, they are easy to work with, provide a lot of great data and we trust the decisions they make. Overall we really enjoy with working Aqua and the expertise they bring to the table.”
“Aqua supported the development of our Cost Intelligence strategy, providing valuable industry expertise across cost capture, cost modelling, benchmarking and assurance.”
“I am very pleased with the work that Aqua have delivered for Welsh Water which ranges from tactical to strategic asset management support. Aqua’s help with the development of our thinking for PR24 has been invaluable.”
“We brought Aqua in to review our existing delivery model and to support our procurement strategy. Aqua has supported our move towards a multi-contractor model that we believe will deliver enhanced efficiency and value for the Trust.”
“Aqua supported our business on a number of change initiatives including the Need/Scope/Cost challenge initiative. The approach that Aqua brought was challenging, pragmatic and professional, regularly displaying sensitivity and common sense. This work delivered tangible business benefits for us and I would recommend Aqua for this type of work based upon my experience.”