Water and wastewater infrastructure design

Water and wastewater network operators are facing unprecedented demand to meet regulatory and customer targets. RPS understands these pressures and provides leading and innovative expertise to deliver effective solutions. 

Solutions for the future

Our highly-skilled modelling and data analystexcel at complex problem identification, root cause analysis and investment planning to prioritise your interventions. As experts in feasibility and design, we offer insightful approaches to deliver best value capital and operational solutions, complete detailed and process designs, and project management services.   

We’re known for our bespoke software solutions, innovative tools and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to drive efficiency and continually improve services. 

Our leading specialists are committed to shaping the future of this industry through research and development and collaborative engagement. We work closely with you and regulators to immerse ourselves in the challenges we face, consistently providing best value and timely interventions.


Our expertise

  • Strategic planning 
  • Feasibility studies, preliminary reports and economic analysis 
  • Resource assessment, hydrology and hydrogeology 
  • Project/construction management 
  • Health and safety – CDM advisor / principal designer and project supervisor design process (PSDP)
  • Storm, combined and foul networks model build, calibration, analysis and design 
  • Pluvial, fluvial and tidal flooding relief projects 
  • Sustainable drainage 
  • Foul and storm pumping station design 
  • Water and wastewater treatment process design 
  • Water network and storage design  
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and mechanical, electrical, installation, control and automation (MEICA) design 
  • Hazard and operability study (HAZOP) / control hazard and operability study (CHAZOP) 
  • Marine outfall design including dispersion modelling 
  • Sludge treatment and disposal including strategic planning  
  • Statutory procedures including EIS, foreshore licensing, discharge licensing, land acquisition, planning procedures

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