Public sector and third sector framework agreement

Business Stream supplies water and waste water services to the whole of the public and third sector.

The framework agreement

From 1 April 2011, public bodies including Scottish public bodies and Scottish third sector bodies that have signed an agency agreement with Scottish Procurement are eligible for discounts on their water and waste water charges and, in certain situations, access to automated meter reading (AMR) data free of charge.  

Terms and conditions

There are terms and conditions for supplying water and sewerage services to public sector customers under the Scottish Procurement framework agreement. There are also separate terms and conditions for the provision of our added value services.

For full details of the framework agreement including eligibility, please see this document. [59 KB | PDF]

On 12 March 2013 The Scottish Ministers via Scottish Procurement exercised the option to extend the contract for a further year. Please see this document [18 KB | PDF] for details of the extension.

On 18 March 2015 the Scottish Ministers requested an extension to the framework agreement. The extension is from 1 April 2015 to 30 June 2015. This has been subsequently extended until 31 December 2015. Business Stream will provide services to Scottish public bodies and Scottish third sector bodies that have signed an agency agreement with Scottish Procurement at a discount of 13.5% during this extension period.