Awards & Accreditations

‘Best place to work’
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In partnership with our clients, we provide best-in-class solutions. Our work throughout the water, energy and infrastructure sectors continues to be honored for its excellence by top industry institutions and publications in the UK, as does our outstanding commitment to safety.

Awards 2016
  • New Civil Engineer of the Year Awards – “Best Place to Work” Award
    New Civil Engineer of the Year Awards –
    Technology Champion Award – Highly Commended
    New Civil Engineer of the Year Awards
    – Company of the Year Award – Ranked No.2 out of 100 companies
  • NWG GEM Awards – Customer Focused Category Award – Esh-MWH Joint Venture
  • NWG GEM Awards – Creative Category Award – Esh/MWH Joint Venture
  • NWG GEM Awards  Environmental Sustainability Category Award – Esh/MWH Joint Venture
  • NWG GEM Awards  Team of the Year Award – Esh/MWH Joint Venture
  • WaterAid Water Innovator Awards –  ‘Best Sanitation Solution’ – MWH Mere Water Hereos
  • Manchester PA of the Year Awards – MWH Ruth KilpatrickWinner of Best Event Organised by a PA
  • Bentley Be Inspired Awards 2016 – Innovation in Water Treatment Plant Category – 4Delivery Woolston Water Treatment Works
  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Awards – President’s (13 consecutive Golds) Award for Health and Safety
  • British Safety Council Awards – British Safety Council International Safety Award (Pass)
  • Institute of Water Awards – Innovation Award – Fellgate Flood Alleviation Scheme
  • Constructing Excellence North East Awards – The Legacy – Sustainability Award – Fellgate Flood Alleviation Scheme
  • RICS North East Awards – Infrastructure – Fellgate Surface Water Management Scheme – Highly Commended
  • The Institute of Civil Engineers North West Awards – Diversity Award
  • The Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) North East Robert Stephenson Awards – Medium Project: £0.5million to £4million –  Fellgate Surface Water Management Scheme – Commendation
  • Thames Water Excellence in Health and Safety Awards – Innovation of the Year Award,  Turners Road project
  • Thames Water Excellence in Health and Safety Awards – Health and Wellbeing Category – MWH Wellbeing Programme
  • Thames Water Excellence in Health and Safety Awards – Best Practice in Health and Safety Collaboration Award Northern Outfall Bridges project
  • Thames Water Excellence in Health and Safety Awards – Excellence in Health and Safety Performance Award   ‘Safe and Still Counting’ Scheme
  • CV Magazine – Best Ecological Survey & Monitoring Consultant – UK
  • CEMARS Certification Award Ceremony – 6 Year Gold Award for successfully achieving a reduction in carbon emissions with CEMARS certification for six years or more
Awards 2015
  • Thames Water ‘Here for You’ Award – MWH UK – Ian Noble
  • Northumbrian Water GEM Awards – Programme of the Year Award – Trunk Main Cleaning (TMC) – Acceptability of Water Programme
  • Northumbrian Water GEM Awards – Creative Award – Chigwell
  • Northumbrian Water GEM Awards – “Team of the Year Award –  AMP5 Flooding Programme
  • Construction Excellence North East Awards – Integration & Collaborative Working Award – Northumbrian Water Group Accelerated Flooding Programme team.
  • Construction Excellence North East Awards – “Health & Safety Award – Horsley WTW Treated Water Reservoir
  • Water Industry Achievement Awards – “Sustainable Drainage & Flood Management Initiative of the Year
  • ICE North West Awards – “Large Civil Engineering Project of the Year Award – The Sludge Balanced Asset Programme at Davyhulme Wastewater Treatment Works
  • ROSPA – Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Awards – RoSPA President’s (12 consecutive Golds) Award for Health and Safety
  • British Safety Council Awards – British Safety Council International Safety Award (Pass)
  • Engineering Excellence Awards – “Benefit to the Community Award – Portsmouth Flood Alleviation Scheme
  • Constructing Excellence National Awards -“The Legacy – Sustainability Award  – The Abberton Scheme
Awards 2014
  • British Construction Industry Awards – Major Civil Engineering Project of the Year (over £50m) – United Utilities Sludge Balanced Asset Programme
  • Water Industry Achievement Awards – “Sustainable Drainage & Flood Management Initiative of the Year Award – Counters Creek Flood Alleviation Scheme
  • The Planning Awards – Infrastructure Planning Award – Upgrade of Woolston Wastewater Treatment
  • Bentley Systems Year in Infrastructure Awards (Be Inspired Award) – “Innovation in Water and Waste Water Award – Seafield Thermal Hydrolysis Plant Edinburgh
  • Awards Intelligence Award – Global Business Excellence Award
  • ICE South East England Engineering Excellence Awards – Community Benefit Award – Merstham Sewage Treatment Works – Highly Commended
  • Institution of Civil Engineers West Midlands Project Awards – Team Achievement Award
  • Construction News Awards – Project of the Year (over £50m) -“Cleaner Seas for Sussex” (Brighton & Hove)” Highly Commended
  • Utility Week Achievement Awards – Capital Project Management Award – Haweswater Aqueduct Refurbishment Project
  • NCE British Construction Industry Awards – Major Civil Engineering Project of the Year (over £50m) – United Utilities Sludge Balanced Asset Programme
  • Northumbrian Water’s GEM (Going the Extra Mile) Awards – Project of the Year Award – Abberton Reservoir
  • Northumbrian Water’s GEM (Going the Extra Mile) Awards – Creative Award – Horsley TWSR
  • Northumbrian Water’s GEM (Going the Extra Mile) Awards – Team of the Year Award – Risk Reduction Property Flooding
  • ICE East of England Merit Awards – Sustainability Award – Exceptional Merit – Abberton Reservior Scheme
  • ICE East of England Merit Awards – Physical Delivery Award – Merit Award – Abberton Reservior Scheme
Awards 2013
  • Northumbrian Water GEM Awards – Project of the Year – Howdon AAD
  • ACE Awards – Association of Consulting Engineers – Large Infrastructure Project Category – “Cleaner Seas for Sussex”
  • ACE Centenary Engineering Excellence Awards – Research, Studies and Consulting – Large Diameter Cast Iron Pipe Remaining Life Analyses – Highly Commended
  • International green apple awards for the built environment & architectural heritage – Abberton Reservoir Scheme
Awards 2012
  • British Association of Landscaping Industries Awards – ​Cleaner Seas for Sussex Project – Brighton & Hove WwTW, Green Roof Installation
  • NWL GEM Awards –  Project of the Year award – Longbenton