Scottish Water taps BPD Zenith for £5.8bn asset management transformation

Engineer carrying out checks BPD Zenith Ltd

SCOTTISH WATER has enlisted BPD Zenith for a six-year, £5.8 billion asset management transformation. The partnership aims to streamline operations, maximise asset performance, and enhance water and wastewater services across Scotland.

The publicly owned water supplier initiated a six-year investment program in 2021 to improve water infrastructure, aligning with governmental and regulatory expectations. With over 2,500 projects underway, Scottish Water focuses on quality improvement, environmental protection, and economic support.

BPD Zenith, with 30 years in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), will deploy its MaxiCloud solution, powered by IBM’s Maximo Application Suite. The tailored asset management solution intends to drive innovation, improve resource allocation, reduce downtime, and increase cost savings.

John Wigham, Senior Responsible Officer – ORBIT Transformation, Scottish Water

John Wigham, Senior Responsible Officer at Scottish Water, expressed enthusiasm, stating, “The system will play a key part in enabling Scottish Water’s ambitious Asset Management aspirations and our strategic objectives.”

Richard Donaldson, Managing Director for EMEA at BPD Zenith, emphasised the partnership’s commitment to delivering optimal services for the people of Scotland and contributing to a sustainable, carbon-neutral future.

Richard Donaldson, Managing Director for EMEA at BPD Zenith

“This partnership demonstrates our shared commitment to delivering the best possible services to the people of Scotland,” said Donaldson. “BPD Zenith is confident MaxiCloud will provide Scottish Water with a solution that delivers advanced, best practice Asset Management.”

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