Black & Veatch understands the critical infrastructure needs of our nation. We are a leader in water infrastructure and civil works, and we pride ourselves in providing environmentally sustainable, economic, and technically sound solutions with a focus on informed risk reduction decisions and public safety. Our solutions provide quality and responsive aid to infrastructure including flood risk management, flood protection, resiliency, hardening of assets, navigable transportation, hydropower, environmental and water quality, water supply, recreation, and restoration.
SMEs You Need
Full-service AEC civil works solutions provider from planning to O&M for major civil works projects for more than 100 years
Where You Are
Our local offices result in local delivery teams and reach nearly all USACE Divisions and District offices
Delivering environmentally sustainable, economic, and technically sound projects that solve problems and enhance the environment
Full Suite of Civil Works Services
As one of the world’s most successful large engineering firms, Black & Veatch has the best resources to undertake any civil works project, regardless of size, scope and complexity. Black & Veatch is a leader in the implementation of civil works programs that involve a wide variety of complex needs and stakeholders, offering planning, engineering, construction, O&M services that touch all aspects of the Civil Works Programs.
Flood Risk Reduction
Black & Veatch provides all facets of planning, design, procurement and construction management for levees, floodwalls, gated structures, pump stations, pipelines, tunnels and all other coastal and inland storm damage risk reduction measures using natural and nature-based features (NNBF) for ecosystem restoration and protection, socio-economic, community and recreational amenities.
Black & Veatch provides solutions for repair, replacement and maintenance of aging infrastructure including inland waterways, locks, dams, and erosion protection for projects of all sizes. Under the Federal Civil Works Program, we support USACE in their mission to provide safe, reliable, efficient, and environmentally sustainable waterborne transportation systems for movement of commerce, national security needs, and recreation.
Dams, Levees & Reservoirs
Black & Veatch is a premier dam and levee design and construction management firm. We provide risk assessment, risk reduction, instrumentation and monitoring of dams and levees, as well as repair, replacement and maintenance of aging dams and levees infrastructure.
- 500+ major dams and reservoirs
- Specialists in dam raise and seismic and seepage modifications
- Owner’s engineer, designer and construction manager of most recent major dam modifications in North America
Black & Veatch provides hydropower solutions on rivers and multipurpose reservoirs. We’re committed to finding clean, green power alternatives. We have successfully produced results on nearly 500 projects and more than 50,000 megawatts in hydropower design.
Environmental & Water Quality
Black & Veatch provides environmental and water quality design solutions for rivers and multipurpose reservoirs. Our treatment facility designs are built upon raw water quality and range from conventional to membrane filtration along with treatment for specific chemical contaminants and various disinfection technologies to meet all current and potential drinking water standards.
Black & Veatch provides water supply solutions for rivers and multipurpose reservoirs. We study potential sources, including traditional supplies and newer options. Surface waters and groundwater are traditional sources, but today, conservation, water reuse and desalination are more commonly becoming part of water supply portfolios. Water supply planning must be based on a sound understanding of the hydrologic cycle.
More than that, it must consider environmental and public interest concerns. It requires vision, and at the same time, calls for prudence, as economic realities can’t be ignored.
Black & Veatch provides solutions for multipurpose reservoirs and USACE recreation areas. USACE is one of our nation’s leading federal providers of outdoor recreation with more than 400 lake and river projects in 43 states.
We understand the important need to support USACE with their mission to provide outdoor recreational activities for visitors at our many landmarks enriches people’s lives.
Coastal Resiliency & Sustainability
It’s inevitable that our communities will face hazardous threats such as droughts and flooding. Black & Veatch provides coastal resiliency and sustainability solutions to help communities recover after hazardous events such as hurricanes, coastal storms, and flooding occurs.
We understand your challenges
The importance of effectively and efficiently managing our nation’s resources has never been greater. Management of these resources is dependent on providing sustainable, economical and environmentally safe civil works solutions. We understand the needs and missions of the federal government and our municipal clients. We are committed to providing critical resources to Government agencies such as U.S. Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) Districts, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. National Park Service, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Tennessee Valley Authority, the Nature Conservancy, state environmental agencies, local ports and harbors, as well as bordering waterways at our military installations.
A Rich History Improving Civil Works
Black & Veatch is a full-service AEC civil works solutions provider from planning to O&M for all major civil works projects for more than 100 years. Our solutions provide aid to infrastructure, flood protection/resiliency and hardening of assets, navigable transportation, hydropower, environmental/water quality, water supply, and recreation. Our excellent delivery of projects leads to high ratings and credibility to prime any size project.
Our distributed office network results in local teams and reach to nearly all USACE Divisions and District client offices. We offer cost-effective access to deep multidisciplinary resources, with capabilities ranging from basic civil works infrastructure services to complex water resource engineering and emergency response. We have served on U.S. government missions at every stage, from preliminary studies and planning to complete program management.