MWH Office in Peru Relocates

LIMA, Peru, December 13, 2010 – MWH, the global wet infrastructure sector leader and provider of environmental engineering, construction and strategic consulting services, today announced that its Peru office is moving to a larger location in Lima’s San Isidro district.  The company also announced that Andrew H. Watson, formerly the mine closure practice leader, will serve as the new country manager for MWH in Peru.

“The MWH operations in Peru have seen unprecedented growth across many of our service offerings, including hydroelectric power services, water and wastewater, with particular growth in the mining sector,” said Rex Bell, director of Latin America operations for MWH. “The new location and the appointment of Andrew to the top post will help MWH Peru continue this growth.”

Prior to joining MWH in 2006, Watson worked for 15 years in the mining industry, including several years in Peru.  A native of South Africa, he speaks Spanish fluently and is a registered professional engineer.  Watson brings expertise in planning, engineering, construction, project management and risk evaluation for infrastructure projects.

The new office is located at:

Avenida Conquistadores 638

San Isidro, Lima

Tel: (+ 51 1) 513 8700

The company held a private inauguration for clients and employees to celebrate both the new office and the new leadership.

MWH Services in Peru

MWH has operated in Peru since 1998 and has more than 220 local employees. The company provides a range of engineering offerings to clients in the natural resource, energy, industry and infrastructure markets, including services to the mining industry, the industrial sector and energy producers. For these industries, MWH’s service lines include:

·         Hydrogeological, geotechnical, geochemical, hydrological and water quality evaluation

·         Environmental planning, permitting and compliance monitoring

·         Mine waste management, reclamation and closure planning and construction monitoring

·         Civil and geotechnical infrastructure development

·         Mine water supply, management and treatment

·         Ecological services and natural resource management

·         Hydropower and energy

·         Contaminated site remediation

About MWH

MWH, globally driving the wet infrastructure sector, is leading the world in results-oriented management services, technical engineering, construction services and solutions to create a better world. The wet infrastructure sector encompasses a full range of water related projects and programs from water supply, treatment and storage, dams, water management for the natural resources industry and coastal restoration to renewable power and environmental services. MWH is a private, employee-owned firm with offices in 34 countries on six continents. For more information visit the Web site at