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KBR Awarded Contract by Asian Development Bank to Develop Water Sector Study in Samoa

KBR KBR announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to undertake the preparation for a proposed water sector project. KBR will prepare a national Sanitation Master Plan, a draft Land Use Plan for the Samoan capital, Apia, and a Greater Apia Integrated Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Master Plan. This sustainable development project will focus on providing a secure and efficient water supply and wastewater management.

"KBR is pleased to again partner with the ADB to deliver a project that will establish the framework for improving the lives and well-being of Samoa's people today," said Colin Elliott, President, KBR Infrastructure and Minerals. "This project will draw on KBR's expertise and in preparing similar projects across Asia and the Pacific, and aims to do so sustainably to meet the needs of future generations."

The plans developed will recommend upgrades to existing water infrastructure, as well as new infrastructure, flood mitigation works and components to a water demand management program.

KBR (NYSE: KBR) is headquartered in Houston, Texas, also known as the energy capital of the world. The Company employs over 50,000 people worldwide in locations that include the U.S., Australia, Africa, the U.K., Asia and the Middle East. KBR delivers a wide range of services through its Downstream, Gas Monetization, Infrastructure and Minerals, International Government and Defense, North American Government and Defense, Oil and Gas, Power and Industrial, Services, Technology, and Ventures business segments, and differentiates itself as a technology-driven engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company.

Published 23/08/2010

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