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Black & Veatch Helps City Achieve Supply Resilience by Using Water from Lake Michigan Sustainably
Black & Veatch served as the Construction Manager for the Great Lakes Water Supply Project. The project’s 36-mile-long pipeline system diverts Lake Michigan water to Waukesha Water Utility through the City of Milwaukee’s supply system and returns 100% of the water used by the utility to the lake, providing long-term water supply safety, resilience, and sustainability for the community of Waukesha.
Deep Tunnel Protects Louisville’s Water Quality
Massive underground tunnel proved the best value to control the city’s combined sewer overflows.
2,000-Acre Solar Field Constructed to Generate Clean Energy for the Next 40 Years
Nashville-based Silicon Ranch is one of the country’s largest independent power producers, with a portfolio that includes more than five gigawatts of solar and battery storage systems that are contracted, under construction, or operating across the U.S. and Canada. Black & Veatch provided site analysis and permitting, procurement and construction services, and full integration with existing power transmission networks.
Women-led Construction Management Team Overcomes Site Challenges to Deliver Solar Project on Time
The coastal state solar project had more than its share of challenges. Overcoming them is what distinguished the construction management of three leaders – project controls manager Gina Butler, project field manager Mary Korte and site quality manager Cecelia Chang. Drawing on their diverse expertise and experience, they rallied the team to handle each challenge – the known and unexpected – and added, on schedule, 75 megawatts (MW) of renewable solar power to the utility’s capacity.
Design-Build Project Achieves Ambitious Budget, Schedule and Water Supply Diversification Goals
Parker Water and Sanitation District (PWSD) previously relied on groundwater as their sole water source. Due to the diminishing nature of this finite source, it was essential for PWSD to reduce reliance on groundwater and diversify its water supplies.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Modernizations Underway in Salina, Kansas
The existing wastewater treatment plant in Salina, Kansas, was originally constructed in 1926, and its most recent major upgrade was completed almost 30 years ago. The treatment plant serves many essential purposes including preliminary screening, grit removal, primary clarification, secondary treatment, and ultraviolet disinfection.
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