Water & Wastewater

Capabilities in Water & Wastewater

BCE offers an impressive range of water and wastewater services that support economically sustainable development. BCE draws on the experience and expertise of Brisbane Water (BW) which was one of the largest fully integrated water utilities in Australia. BW was a division of Brisbane City Council (BCC) responsible for providing infrastructure, water and wastewater services to one of Australia’s most dynamic and rapidly growing urban environments.

As owner, builder and operator of the associated infrastructure, BCC managed a $6.2 Billion portfolio of assets. The skills and experience of managing such a portfolio has built a reputation for BCC as a market leader in sound environmental and management practices for water and wastewater services.

BCE has added value to projects for clients throughout Asia Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Middle East both in the public and private sectors. BCE offers specialised multidisiplinary servuces to municipalities, water utilities and private companies expertise in all aspects of water supply, wastewater, sanitation and sewerage, including:

Specialist Advisory Services

Institutional Strengthening & Capacity Building

  • High-level governance issues associated with establishing and maintaining a water enterprise.
  • Specific issues related to improving the efficiency of an organisation through business process re engineering and capacity building.



  • Customised billing, rating and revenue collection systems and processes for residential and industrial environments.
  • Rating structures associated with demand management programs


Community Consultation & Awareness

  • Community and Stakeholder liaison
  • Community awareness and education campaigns
  • Community surveys


Underground Asset Management

  • Leakage determination and reduction
  • Design and development of computerised maintenance
  • Total sewer rehabilitation programs including relining and cleaning
  • Inspections of pipelines including CCTV of sewer and water pipelines


Water & Wastewater Planning

  • Specialised services in the strategic development of master plans for both water supply and wastewater management projects, pre-feasibility studies, project analysis and formulation.
  • Policy development advice to identify, evaluate and prioritise initiatives, actions and investments.


Water Recycling

  • Development of long term plans and strategies for water use and recycling
  • Planning and operation of total water recycling systems including complex treatment systems


Operations & Maintenance

Total Asset Management

  • Management of large treatment plants, bulk water supply mains, water mains, wastewater pipes and pump stations
  • Acquisition and whole-of-life maintenance of water and wastewater systems and associated plant and equipment



Operator & Management Training

  • Individually tailored, nationally recognised courses in all aspects of water and waste water management and operations
  • Technical and workplace health and safety training
  • Competency based training
  • Training needs assessment projects


Our Experiences

BCE’s commitment to the development, operation and maintenance of sustainable and innovative water and wastewater solutions is demonstrated through its involvement in a wide range of major water projects in Australia and overseas. This involvement has ranged from provision of technical advisory services to delivery of operations and maintenance services for large scale pumping station and network systems.

BCE is uniquely positioned to offer experienced and professional personnel who have hands-on, practical expertise in the management and delivery of quality, efficient and effective water and wastewater services.


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